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At one with the cosmos: Researchers delve into the Overview Effect

The profound sense of connectedness and awe experienced by astronauts upon seeing Earth from space is the subject of a new study.

By April 20, 2016


With citizen science, people take research into their own hands

From CNET Magazine: Around the world, regular people with no formal training are contributing to some of today's most exciting scientific research. You can join them.

By April 16, 2016


Disrupting cancer: Napster creator Sean Parker pours $250M into research

The entrepreneur's money will help search for breakthroughs in immunotherapy, which enables patients to use their own immune systems, rather than radiation or chemicals, to fight cancer.

By April 13, 2016


Researchers store, search, retrieve images in DNA

DNA is the future of data storage, and it just got more viable as a team of researchers find a way to encode direct access.

By April 11, 2016


Autofocusing contact lenses? Today's chip research peeks into tomorrow's gadgets

The Imec research center in Belgium advances chip technology for solar panels, health care, agriculture, wearable computers and more.

By April 5, 2016


Shock. Blondes are actually the smartest, research claims

Technically Incorrect: For some reason or other, researchers at Ohio State decided to confront one of the world's dullest cliches. And look what they discovered.

By March 23, 2016


RRS Boaty McBoatface could be the UK's next polar research vessel

Britain's National Environment Research Council is asking the public to name its new state-of-the-art polar research vessel, with predictable results.

By March 20, 2016


High-flying hack: Researcher shows how to seize control of a drone

German grad student Nils Rodday figured out how to intercept flight instructions and start flying a drone himself. He says the hardware he exploited is present in drones from various manufacturers.

By March 3, 2016


Researchers claim they've hacked their way past SimpliSafe home security

A device that cost $250 to build was able to record and replay a SimpliSafe system's disarm codes, says a security research firm.

By February 17, 2016


Swiss researchers work to prevent EV grid overload before it happens

Their solution takes its idea from something quite familiar -- underground gasoline storage tanks.

By January 29, 2016