Don't-Miss Stories

person watching tv

Binge-watching TV can kill you, a study has shown

If you're gonna watch for more than three hours a day, you might want to hop on a treadmill while doing so.

Inside the world’s most powerful X-ray laser

Watch a tour of SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source, a powerful X-ray laser that allows scientists to peer deep inside materials and see how they work on an atomic level.

google contact

Googly eyes: Smart contact lens would test glucose in diabetics' tears

Google Projects just announced a new breakthrough in medical tech: A smart contact lens that monitors diabetics' glucose levels without painful finger-pricks.

Biohazard lab makes a communicator Jean-Luc Picard might recognize

It's lonely wearing a containment suit, and loud too. New communicator badges right out of Star Trek will be a boon to research.