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.
A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!
A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.
We're not sure what's more exciting: the fact that Steve Wozniak and Stan Lee are collaborating on a new Comic Con in Silicon Valley happening next year, or the idea that they might be fighting crime at night while we sleep.
There's still $30 million up for grabs in the Google Lunar XPrize, but five teams have taken home interim prizes totaling $5.25 million to help them on their way.
A PhD student developing a new drug that could improve chemotherapy treatment and patient survival rates has described his research over some sick beats.
Researchers have achieved the first ever pictorial evidence that light can simultaneously behave as a particle and as a wave.
For the first time, scientists have confirmed that climate change affects the sex determination process of Australian bearded dragons in the wild.