In a world first, a double amputee has been fitted with two prosthetic limbs -- which he can control simultaneously just by thinking.
Molecules found by Curiosity on Mars have been confirmed as organic matter -- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life.
All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference.
A famous prison-break mystery gets a new wrinkle as scientists examine a hydraulic model that gives the escapees a brief window for a survivable run.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.
The scent from a giant sea snail may be key to convincing coral-reef-munching starfish to move along and find something else to snack on.
The Science Guy worries that forcing children to believe the world is only 6,000 years old prevents them from thinking critically.
Computer animator Erik Wernquist's gorgeous short film imagines life when we can jet all over our solar system with ease. These beautiful stills highlight the science behind his work..
CNET's Next Big Thing SuperSession is one of the most popular events at CES. In 2015, we're focusing on augmented reality, virtual reality and the amazing futures they will enable.
Not long ago, the Internet was speculating that Comet 67P was on the reddish side, but a new image from the European Space Agency shows the comet goes for gray.
Scientists analyze the past 10 years of silly, avoidable deaths and find that almost 90 percent of the "protagonists" in these scenarios were male.
Rosetta researchers think comets are less likely to be the source of Earth's water than previously thought, which also makes them a great source of fuel for fictional starship warp cores.
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