The Casimir effect could help nanotech engineers design better nanoscale objects to push medical and computational research forward.
Obama’s former science advisor, John Holdren, says these things can help them remain relevant under a president who resists facts.
In just two years a state budget crisis has cut off all public funding for scientific work. Facing ‘doomsday’ scenario, scientists consider fleeing Brazil
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that she would introduce a bill in Congress next week creating a Science and Technology Ministry, fulfilling one of her campaign promises.
Scientists in Argentina are bracing for hard times next year. Later this month, the country’s senate is expected to approve a 2017 budget that would deal a crippling blow to research.
Scientists have designed a new generation of universal flu vaccines to protect against future global pandemics that could kill millions.
Why do we seek out protein-full foods when we're running on empty? And what does that preference mean for the odds of living a longer life? A brain chemical may have a lot to do with both questions!
Due to the many difficulties, the paleontological team named the new dinosaur “Gualicho,” which in the language of Argentina’s original Tehuelche culture refers to “bad luck.”
A series of fossil discoveries have revealed giant dinosaurs that, head to tail, extended a third of a football field and weighed as much as a dozen elephants or the largest humpback whale.
Like in the movie "The martian", scientists at Peru's International Potato Center, or CIP, are working on a project to explore the possibility of growing potatoes on Mars.
Scientists have created a kind of cyborg flower: living roses with tiny electronic circuits threaded through their vascular systems. The miniscule electronic polymers are inserted into the plant, then almost magically self-assemble thanks to the rose's internal structure.