A wasp that leaves its victims helplessly uncoordinated before dragging them away gets named after the paralyzing apparitions from the "Harry Potter" series.
Using an array of loudspeakers, researchers have created swirling vortices of sound that were used to manipulate microscopic particles.
The German firm, which helped clients build augmented-reality apps, appears to have transferred its shares to Apple.
Google's Advanced Technologies and Products Team (ATAP) developed an interactive fabric that can control music, lights and more.
Exposure to traffic noises doesn't just make us madder. It may also make us fatter, according to a new study from Sweden.
Don't believe the hype, there's no planetary alignment capable of causing "the Big One," just a viral video devoid of any real facts.
The chief executive of Facebook's virtual-reality outfit won't say exactly how much its consumer headset will cost when it launches next year. But he has a ballpark range.
A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.
SensorWake promises to get you out of bed using pleasant smells such as coffee and croissants -- or, failing that, an alarm.
Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.
Technically Incorrect: In a marvelous explanation of the universe's influence on behavior, the Science Guy and the Funny Woman explain so much.
For months now we've been wondering what the bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres are, as seen by the Dawn spacecraft. We've compiled some of our best reader guesses to help you place your bets.
9 vacuums you need to see
We’ve selected a variety of vacuums that offer something extraordinary – from a fantastically sturdy upright to a low-key bot with Roomba-level performance.