The US space agency is geared up to send Orbital Science Corporation's Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a tiny, faint galaxy - one of the farthest galaxies ever seen through a giant cosmic magnifying glass over 13 billion light years away.
Can your smartphone detect very high-energy cosmic rays that hit the Earth from space? Yes, say physicists.
An umbrella that deflects raindrops to create an air barrier around the user could be the next must-have winter gadget.
Discarded cigarette ash can help remove deadly arsenic from water, finds a new study.
In what could possibly slow down the process of establishing a colony on Mars, a study done by MIT says the project may have to take a step back to reconsider the mission’s technical feasibility.
Can our typing style reveal our emotions? If we believe researchers here, a new computer programme can recognise people's emotions based on how they type.
To help avoid any embarrassing water-cooler faux pas, here's a true-or-false guide to the prizes created in 1895 by Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel - the world's most famous awards besides the Oscars.
The womb donor is now baby's godmother and her two sons have also come to visit the family. For the proud parents, the years of research and experimentation were well worth the wait.
Researchers in Singapore have come up with a new battery which could be charged 70% in just 2 minutes, which would allow electric cars to fuel up as fast as petrol-diesel cars.
US scientists have developed a 'smart' lithium-ion battery that alerts users of potential overheating and fire.
A 79-year-old Indian-American Stanford University professor is among 10 innovators to receive US National Medal of Science announced by President Barack Obama for their contribution to the field of science.
Are aliens using traffic signal to cross roads on Red Planet? Fun apart, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has clicked a picture on the Martian surface that resembles a “traffic signal”.
Scientists are developing an online platform, using data on Google Earth Engine, that health workers around the world can use to predict where malaria is likely to be transmitted.