It was a rough week for space research in light of the failure of SpaceX's latest mission, but there were still wonders to be found in the night sky and our sun. Plus, the arts and sciences collided with the announcement of plans to send fine art to the moon for the first time.
Kegan Schouwenburg, the 29-year-old CEO and co-founder of SOLS - a $20M company that 3D-prints corrective orthodic insoles - talks about the future of 3D printing to support custom mass manufacturing of footwear and other product types.
Robots made by Cyberdyne are set to be introduced into the Haneda Airport in Japan. Robots will take care of cleaning. Exoskeletons will also be provided, helping workers be able to lift more.
Astronomers have possibly found an exoplanet that can shave billions of years off its age. What does that mean for us?
Tough yet bendy, the tail of a seahorse has a combination of properties that are very useful robots as well as for sea creatures. New research shows that the key to this desirable design is the square bony plates that give a seahorse’s tail its structure.
The Rosetta orbiter has sent back images of sinkholes on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to Earth - and is bringing scientists one step closer to understanding what makes comets tick.
A string of similarly-sized dark patches evenly spaced along Pluto's equator has scientists scratching their heads. Nothing like it has been seen before, they say.
Russia's attempt to conduct a resupply mission to the International Space Station exhibited initial success. The Progress cargo ship reaches orbit as planned and is set to arrive at the ISS in two days.
A team of researchers at the Trinity College in Dublin are studying how to incorporate different functionalities of insect legs with aircraft and hospital equipment designs in order to make them lighter and safer for users.
An etched surface inspired by snakeskin has broken friction records. It will be useful in high-power auto parts such are used in Formula 1 cars, among other applications.
Scientists have discovered a way to levitate single cancer cells using magnetic levitation. Not only that, but the method will be used to sort different types of cells and could lead to better disease diagnosis and drug testing.