Japanese scientists on Tuesday unveiled what they said was the world's first news-reading android, eerily lifelike and possessing a sense of humour to match her perfect language skills.
The world's largest atom smasher is gearing up for its second three-year run after 16 months of maintenance and upgrades.
A new breakthrough could open manufacturers' eyes to new smaller smartphone camera designs and has the potential to run rings around existing imaging technology.
Researchers have created smartgloves that can help the blind learn braille through vibrations.
What if a cup can keep tab of the calories that you consume and send you an alert when you have had enough alcohol?
Indian astrophysicist Abhas Mitra who rubbished the much publicised claim by a team of US-led astronomers that they had obtained "direct" evidence for the Big Bang origin of the universe now feels vindicated after receiving support from a top theoretical physicist at Princeton University in the US.
Scientists have developed a new typeof invisibility cloak that prevents an object from being touched.
Biologists said Tuesday they had devised a new weapon against malaria by genetically engineering mosquitoes which produce mostly male offspring, eventually leading to a population wipe-out.
For those who are gastronomically adventurous, travelling is hardly any fun without savouring the succulent local dishes and drinks.
A new facial recognition computer tool can help a missing child meet his/her parents by rapidly and accurately matching pictures with their biological parents.
A new way of evaluating tumors may soon help cancer patients identify the underlying genetic link to their disease--and the best possible treatment--all in a single test.
Astronomers using the HubbleSpace Telescope have captured the most comprehensive picture ever assembled of the evolving universe - and one of the most colourful.
The fear of losing your credit card may no longer haunt you as you may soon be wearing them as wristbands and swipe them to pay for everything you purchase in a day -- from your morning coffee to gym membership.
In a major breakthrough, researchers have invented a novel way to wirelessly transfer power deep inside the body to run tiny electronic medical gadgets such as pacemakers, nerve stimulators or new sensors and devices.
To make the touchscreen of your smartphone shatterproof, scientists have developed a transparent electrode that could change the face of smartphones, literally, by making their displays completely shatterproof.