Dendrites, the branch-like projections of neurons, were once thought to be passive wiring in the brain.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced new investments totaling approximately $38 million for the development and use of robots
An international team of astronomers has found the most distant gravitational lens yet — a galaxy that deflects and intensifies the light of an even more distant object.
A marine science instructor at the Catalina Island Marine Institute in California got perhaps the biggest catch of her lifetime when she came across an 18-foot oarfish
n 2011, when an MIT senior named John Romanishin proposed a new design for modular robots to his robotics professor, Daniela Rus, she said, “That can’t be done.”
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected propylene, a chemical used to make food-storage containers, car bumpers and other consumer products, on Saturn's moon Titan.
Researchers have found signs of life in mud pulled from the bottom of an ice-covered lake in Antarctica.
Thanks to new technology developed in part at the UA, astronomers can now view objects in the sky at unprecedented sharpness in visible light.
Researchers' recent announcements are talking about a quantum leap in quantum teleportation.
Researchers at the University of Rochester have measured for the first time light emitted from a nanodiamond levitating in free space
NASA's new short film "Water Falls" invites the public along for the ride as scientists follow water around the globe — on a globe.
I was living in Africa the first time I saw a pyrosome, and I nearly cried.
Using infrared data from the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, an international team of astronomers has imaged a giant planet around the bright star GJ 504.
Almost every man alive can trace his origins to one man who lived about 135,000 years ago
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