To win the Google Lunar XPrize, you not only need to land a rover on the moon by the end of 2015, you'll also need to send high-definition footage back to Earth to document the journey. We join Team Part-Time Scientists in Germany for an early systems test.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.
With an eye on the Lunar X Prize, a 100-member team of experts are trying to develop quick-response rover technology they hope will alter the way robots explore the moon and beyond.
Scientists prove Einstein's theory after observing the collision of black holes.
The sea floor is a wonderland, and scientists have discovered some new species of worm-like critters that look like discarded laundry items and churros.
Call Wayne Industries! A stretchy new polymer can pack a punch, with a shoelace-size piece able to lift the weight of a liter of soda, its creators say.
A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.
Hundreds of galaxies lurking near the Milky Way could help explain an anomaly known as the Great Attractor.
A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?
Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.