Flexible plastic bricks smoosh together like Lego, but could actually become building components for soft robots.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.
Paleontologists have dug up the rest of a dinosaur whose long arms were found in the '60s. The rest makes it surely the strangest-looking creature ever.
In another breakthrough in the weird, wonky world of quantum physics, researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance with a novel technique -- inching us closer to the rise of a 'quantum Internet.'
A new catalogue of the visible Milky Way is the most detailed yet, charting 219 million distinct stars in the region we can see from Earth.
Chocolate experts from Nestle set about crafting a chocolate teapot that can stand up to boiling water and still turn out a lovely cup of tea.
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.
To win the Google Lunar XPrize, you not only need to land a rover on the moon by the end of 2015, you'll also need to send high-definition footage back to Earth to document the journey. We join Team Part-Time Scientists in Germany for an early systems test.
Followers are flocking to the Lego Academics on Twitter to watch the toy scientists tackle the amusing everyday challenges of academia. Creator Donna Yates shares her Lego story.
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