NASA picks solar power candidates for deep space missions
Four outfits, including ATK and Boeing, are making deals.
Here's why the surface of Mercury is so dark
The tiny planet is covered in a light-absorbing element.
ICYMI: 3D-printed ears, autonomous DARPA drones and more
An ear printed with a plastic material is able to grow capillaries when placed inside a mouse.
Johns Hopkins grows tiny brains in petri dishes for lab testing
They have the potential to replace lab mice.
ICYMI: Mind-controlled prosthetics, architect ants and more
That golden arm can strangle people with a thought, now.
Researchers use Myo muscle-sensing wearable for prosthetics
The armband is being used to control a prosthetic arm by researchers at Johns Hopkins.
America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans
Revolutionary surgery could help America's wounded warriors as soon as next year.
Apple introduces ResearchKit apps for autism, melanoma and epilepsy
New research apps on the open-source framework will look at detecting early signs of diseases.
Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind
Here's one other DARPA-funded robotic limb controlled by thoughts alone -- actually make that two,...