Scientists who reported that they'd found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells withdrew that claim Wednesday, admitting to "extensive" errors in the research.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is launching a program to develop technologies to treat psychiatric disorders by electrically stimulating the brain.
Exotic sea creatures called comb jellies may reshape how scientists view early evolution -- as their genes suggest nature created more than one way to make a nervous system.
In their search for sustainable materials that can be mass produced, researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering turned to an unexpected source: shrimp.
Scientists have used brain scanners to detect and reconstruct the faces that people are thinking of, a scientific achievement that could someday lead to a dream-recorder.
Glowing trees will take awhile to make, but you can already preorder seeds of a glow-in-the-dark Arabidopsis, a little flowering plant of a mustard family.
Bird lovers from all corners of the globe flock to Africa for the vast numbers of unique and remarkable species found throughout the continent.