A group of tech companies argues that combining abstract ideas with "on a computer" does not deserve a patent and stymies innovation.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter dispatches more than 1,500 new high-resolution close-ups of the Red Planet, though many of the images are really studies in blue.
Berkeley researchers have created flexible sensors that mimic a cat's whiskers from elastic fibers, nanotubes, and nanoparticles. Science: making robots cuter as well as more useful.
The dream of discovering life on Mars took a hit with the release of a study highlighting the Curiosity rover's methane-less adventures on the Red Planet.
Wacom, the specialists in gadgets for digital artists and designers, invents a system for drawing on phones, tablets, or computers.
After observing the behaviors of thousands of gamers, with a focus on MMORPGs, researchers conclude that loners are the outliers, not the norm.
Scientists pull a sample of moss out of an ancient deep-freeze and discover it was just waiting for a chance to grow again.
Did you overhear a pop song at the supermarket that now won't leave your head alone? Scientists are claiming to have found the best way to banish it.
Pregnenolone might be released by the body to fight the nice feelings created by pot. At least that's what French scientists believe.
Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.