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An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.
Next year, soldiers in the field could enjoy pizzas in a pouch that last much longer than that pie you stuffed under the couch last weekend.
Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers at Virginia Tech say sugar could be the key to cheap, biodegradable batteries that can be refilled.
Scientists at South China Agricultural University have genetically engineered pigs to glow green when under black light.
Users of Android 2.3 or higher can become citizen scientists by downloading software and choosing the projects they want to power, such as fighting AIDS and finding new stars.
What happens when an insect undergoes metamorphosis? Scientists from the University of Manchester used micro-CT scanning to take a look.
Scientists at École Polytechnique have developed a tiny, wireless implant that can monitor a patient's blood, sending results to the doctor via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.
Newly developed nanocapsules could one day deliver alcohol-digesting enzymes into a person's system to quickly lower blood alcohol content.
An international group of researchers hopes their map of the human metabolism will allow them to peer into the human body as if in "street view."