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A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.
Omega has announced a new version of its historic space watch, incorporating elements designed by astronaut Jean-François Clervoy.
The science of cooking gets a new meaning with these prototype appliances inspired by CERN equipment.
Food researchers have pinned down the ideal gravitational conditions for frying "potato sticks," and they're not found on this side of the asteroid belt.
2013 was a ripper of a year. Here are some of Michelle's favourite things that happened over the last 12 months.
With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.
A geek maker comes by his 18-karat gold iPod Nano watch the hard way, by making it himself over the course of 500 hours of work.
The fictional Institute for Centrifugal Research uses incredible fairground rides to examine the effect of centrifugal force on cognitive function.
The U.S. Air Force is retiring its G-Force centrifuge after 22 years of spinning pilots around in order to prevent loss of consciousness caused by G-forces.
Road Trip 2011: An hour south of Amsterdam, the European Space Agency maintains ESTEC, its primary environmental testing and research hub. This is where ESA readies satellites for space and much more.