Science Festival News
Brain Stimulation Found to Speed Up Learning
A mild zap to the brain could help people learn faster, according to new research recently presented at the British Science Festival. The same technique might also someday help stroke patients recover lost motor skills. Researchers at the University of Oxford have found that applying a small amount
The Conversation: Stephen and Lucy Hawking
More From Diane Sawyer's Interview With Stephen Hawking and His Daughter, Lucy
Steven Hawking: Genius, Scientist, Father
And finally tonight we had a rare chance to catch up with a man whose mind has been ranked with Einstein and Newton. Stephen Hawking was honored recently at the world science festival. His daily life is constricted by Lou Gehrig's disease but his horizon is as fast as the university 68 year old
The Science of 'Star Trek': How Close Are We?
Scientists Probe Physics Behind Warp Drive, Time Travel, and Battling Klingons
Stephen Hawking on Religion: 'Science Will Win'
Renowned Physicist Shares Thoughts on God, Fatherly Advice in an Interview With ABC's Diane Sawyer
'Modern MacGyvers' Build Dirt-Batteries, Bionic Rice
World Science Festival Presentation Showcases Innovations for Developing World
World News (06.03.10)
BP prepares to lower a containment dome in its latest bid to curb the spill.
When Is the Worst Time to Be Sick?
The cereal maker Kellogg has agreed to stop claiming that one of its iconic brands rice will help support a child's immune system. The Federal Trade Commission chairman called the claim dubious last year the FTC forced Kellogg to stop advertising that frosted weeks. Improve a child's attentiveness.
Gene Mapping: Predicting Your Future Health
California Family Becomes First to Map Whole Genome for Non-Medical Reasons