Will 100 become the new 60? And do we really want that to happen?
August 12, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
In vitro meat? Teeth grown from urine? Screaming rocks and singing bats? It's all real science from the summer of 2013
August 07, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
The world's cities are in the midst of a skyscraper boom. And one growing trend is to connect pre-fab floors like Lego pieces
August 01, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
The Ramps and Pathways program encourages students to think like engineers before they've reached double digits
July 22, 2013 | By Lisa Guernsey
With so much interest in what's in our meals, food innovators are focusing on making the healthy palatable.
July 19, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Just posting calorie counts isn't very effective. What may work, though, is framing overeating in terms everyone understands.
July 02, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Research suggests that the more opportunities you have to connect with different people--and fresh ideas--the more creative and productive you tend to be.
June 28, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Research is showing how much the bonds between dogs and their owners have become like a parent-child relationship.
June 25, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Scientists keep finding reasons why fathers matter. They also think it's not a bad idea for dads to ask their kids, "How am I doing?"
June 14, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Television shows for preschoolers are teaching a whole new audience about science—their parents
June 06, 2013 | By Lisa Guernsey
Among the new technology geared to preventive health care is a mobile app that tracks your social behavior and has been described as a human "check engine" light
May 30, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
In a new book, Michael Levi argues that betting on a single energy path will only lead to failure
May 23, 2013 | By Megan Gambino
By analyzing every tiny facial gesture, voice inflection or even how quickly we tap out a text message, devices are getting good at reading our emotions
May 22, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Some scientists think we'll be able to define great art by analyzing our brains when we see or hear it. Critics say don't hold your breath
May 17, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Among then: They answer a lot of questions and their spit is good for us
May 10, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
New studies on rats show that being a mom does more than change her body, it may maximize her brainpower too
May 09, 2013 | By Megan Gambino
They're mining it and selling it. But don't worry, it's all anonymous. Maybe
May 08, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Scientists have found a way to slow the aging process. Unluckily for us, they've only been able to do it in mice
May 03, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Without this simple invention, impressionists such as Claude Monet wouldn’t have been able to create their works of genius
May 2013 | By Perry Hurt
With programmable robots and student competitions, Lego is making “tinkering with machines cool again”
May 2013 | By Franz Lidz