First pig-to-human heart transplant: what can scientists learn?

Researchers hope that a person who has so far lived for a week with a genetically…

Are hackers monitoring me through my phone?

Watch out for your phone behaving strangely. Nearly a decade ago, an Israeli technology firm called…

The world’s first living robots have now learned how to reproduce, scientists say

Last year, researchers made “living robots” by incubating stem cells from frog embryos. Now they’ve discovered…

The science of Dune: Here’s how we could make a real-life force field

In the sci-fi epic Dune, characters carry a portable force field that protects them from speeding projectiles.…

Feast Your Eyes Upon the World’s First 3D-Printed Steel Bridge

It looks whimsical, but it could be a blueprint for fixing our woeful infrastructure in the…

Scientists have found a way to harden wood to make a knife that rivals steel

Process uses chemistry and pressure to make ordinary wood 23 times harder Scientists have developed a…

Jeff Bezos Is Building a Space Station That’s Basically a Giant Business Park

Earth’s orbit is about to get even more crowded. Blue Origin—the space firm that Amazon head Jeff…

X-59 QueSST: The quiet supersonic aeroplane that could revolutionize air travel

Aircraft that break the sound barrier are banned over many countries – but could quiet supersonic…

Why there won’t be a robot uprising any time soon

There’s no need to panic about the future of robotics, say Ruth Aylett and Patricia Vargas,…

Virgin Galactic resumes ticket sales but delays start of commercial service

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic announced Aug. 5 it is restarting ticket sales at significantly higher prices…