Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, visited Florida Tuesday to announce his other company, Blue Origin, will launch rockets from Cape Canaveral. He created his private space firm 15 years ago.
In announcing a new expansion of commercial efforts to launch earthlings into space, Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says the launch pads at Cape Canaveral have been dormant for too long.
Doctors say it's the first time a titanium sternum and set of ribs have been made with a 3-D printer. The custom-made device has already been implanted in the chest of a cancer patient in Spain.
For many years people have puzzled over why countries that get richer don't seem to get happier. Now, researchers have an answer.
Research into an ancient stone found in a cave in Italy shows Paleolithic hunter-gatherers were grinding oats and other grains for flour. It's the earliest evidence yet of food processing in Europe.
Mount Aso, one of the country's most active volcanoes, unexpectedly erupted on Monday, spewing ash for miles. But no injuries or damage were immediately reported.
Too much sleep, too little sleep or disrupted sleep may put people at risk for heart disease. A study finds a link between poor quality sleep patterns and a buildup of calcium in the arteries.
Gennady Padalka, who spent several months aboard the International Space Station, has now spent more time in space than any human, clocking more than 2.4 years in space on five missions since 1998.
Scientists used an estimate of how much fossil fuel is left in the ground to do computer simulations and come up with a worst-case scenario.
This year, as many as 50 percent of the pistachios harvested in California could be hollow inside. Blame it on drought, heat and weather changes that are messing with male trees' virility.
Filmmaker Chris Milk uses cutting-edge technology to create a film experience that immerses the viewer. He explains how virtual reality has allowed him to create the "ultimate empathy machine."
Today airstrikes involve generals dictating — and soldiers carrying out — orders behind screens. Strategist P.W. Singer describes how screens have complicated the nature of war.
Pediatrician Dimitri Christakis explains how different forms of screen time affects kids and their ability to learn and develop.
Despite their powerful computing capability, our screens have no way of knowing how we feel. Computer scientist Rana el Kaliouby says that's about to change.
Anthropologist Amber Case says our technology is changing us into cyborgs. She argues we have become a screen-staring, button-clicking new version of Homo sapiens.
Host Guy Raz raises the curtain on a special two-part TED Radio Hour episode, exploring an uneasy moment in our evolution when we are becoming more and more dependent on our screens.
Montana has one of the heaviest lifts of any state to comply with the EPA's plan to reduce carbon emissions. But the state is also rich in renewable energy, and the regulations may be a boon to some.
New images taken by the Dawn spacecraft have "transformed what was so recently a few bright dots into a complex and beautiful, gleaming landscape," a NASA mission director says.
New research finds that putting in partitions in grocery carts can increase the likelihood shoppers buy healthy fruits and veggies.
Deep inside a rocky chamber, reached by a narrow crevice, researchers found more than 1,500 fossilized bones of what may be the gravesite of a creature never before identified by science.