Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.
The Ebola virus can turn a person's blue eyes green, according to a study about an American physician who contracted the virus in Sierra Leone and then watched his eye color change.
LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.
The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.
Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.
An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.
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.
Got a shattered CFL on your hands? Worried about mercury? Don't panic -- we'll show you how to clean it up safely and dispose of it responsibly.
One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.
The BentProp Project has been searching the Palauan jungle for years to find the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. Unexploded WWII bombs make it a risky quest.