Scientists create robot inspired by housecat
House cats have been household pets for thousands of years. Now, a Swiss company has created a robotic version of the feline, comparable to MIT's robot cheetah that broke Usain Bolt's speed record.
"I Voted For Change": Over 20 Arrested as KXL Protests Target Obama
Over 20 anti-Keystone protesters were arrested Monday morning for blockading the doors to a Chicago federal building as part of newly launched call to action that declares "if you don't act, I will." The demonstration was the first action organized by the group No KXL who are launching a civil disobedience campaign aimed directly at President Obama and his pending decision to permit construction of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline—a deal that former NASA scientist James Hansen declared would spell 'game over' for the planet.
Summer cold? It's more likely to be an allergy
A scientist is of the opinion that most ‘summer colds’ are actually allergies to grass pollen and mold carried in the air.
How cancer cells spread in the body, scientists gain new insight
Scientists at the University College London say they have gained new insights into how cancer cells spread. The findings could revolutionize cancer treatment because most cancer deaths are caused by cells spreading to other parts of the body.
Australian Scientists Sound Warning on Climate Change: Fossil Fuels Must Stay in the Earth
A majority of Australia's remaining fossil fuels 'must be left in the ground and cannot be burned' if society is to have any hope of curbing the existential threat posed by climate change, Australian scientists declare in a chilling government report released today.