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.
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.
With an eye on the Lunar X Prize, a 100-member team of experts are trying to develop quick-response rover technology they hope will alter the way robots explore the moon and beyond.
The sea floor is a wonderland, and scientists have discovered some new species of worm-like critters that look like discarded laundry items and churros.
A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.
Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.
A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?
One company ponies up so that traveling moms can ship their breast milk, another provides on-site acupuncture. A look at the latest enticements from a range of employers.
Our galaxy might be running out of fuel, but scientists say that a shipment is on the way in the form of a previously exiled part of the Milky Way.
A computer defeats a master of the ancient board game Go. Is Monopoly far behind?