(Reuters) - Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink Corp is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices.
Killer whale Takara was already pregnant when the end of the breeding programme was announced.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As it turns out, some of the best cooks in the world think lionfish, a venomous predatory fish which is breeding out of control and destroying marine ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is delicious.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - They are homely, buck-toothed, pink, nearly hairless and just plain weird, but one of the many odd traits of rodents called naked mole-rats that live in subterranean bliss in the deserts of East Africa could someday be of great benefit to people.
What's made this river in Canada disappear? Geoscientist Daniel Shugar explains.
Russia scales back staff on the ISS until a long-delayed space lab is sent to the outpost in 2018.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China launched its first cargo spacecraft on Thursday, taking another step towards its goal of establishing a permanently manned space station by 2022.
Boris Behncke lives near Mount Etna and monitors the volcano.
The footprint made by a reptile that lived almost 250 million years ago has been found in the Pyrenees.
Scientists call for "amphibian arks" to protect wild salamanders in Europe from a deadly infection.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A scaled-down, two-man U.S.-Russian crew blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday for a six-hour ride to the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed.
European satellites will routinely map every land volcano on Earth, looking for early eruption signs.
A large asteroid the size of the Rock of Gibraltar has passed safely by Earth.
Physicists have created a fluid with negative mass, which accelerates backwards when pushed.
ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - Mongolia launched its first satellite on Wednesday, part of its efforts to make use of new technology to diversify its resource-dependent economy.
A postbox gets the stamp of approval from a pair of nesting birds.
A study that attached cameras with suction cups to the backs of Antarctic whales has revealed never before seen feeding habits and social interactions.
A new resident off the coast of a Canadian town has turned it into a cool tourist spot.
(Reuters) - An asteroid more than a quarter mile (400 meters) wide will pass close to Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a million miles (1.8 million km), but with no chance of impact, according to NASA scientists.
When a team of scientists went to the Yukon to study the Slims River, all they found was a "skinny lake".
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket lifted off from Florida on Tuesday, propelling a cargo capsule filled with supplies and science experiments toward the International Space Station.
Some of them may know where to find food but not how to access it while others know how to get at it but not where it is hidden.
The BBC's Sir David Attenborough will show people "natural treasures" within the new Google Earth.
Good management of mega-constellations of spacecraft can avoid polluting the orbital environment.
The two brown bears were found by Ukrainian charity Four Paws.
Scientists find live specimens of the giant shipworm, described as "rare and enigmatic".
Poaching, illegal logging and fishing are threatening some of the world's most iconic natural heritage sites.
Work has now started on a new super-sewer that's big enough to deal with London's waste.
Nasa believes one of Saturn's moons may be the best place to look for life beyond Earth.
(Reuters) - Ice plumes shooting into space from Saturn's ocean-bearing moon Enceladus contain hydrogen from hydrothermal vents, an environment that some scientists believe led to the rise of life on Earth, research published on Thursday showed.
Enceladus has the conditions, including a key energy source, to enable microbes to exist, Nasa says.
LONDON (Reuters) - Small transparent spheres filled with natural or flavored water could help provide a solution to London's plastic waste problem, according to the start-up company based in the British capital that manufactures them.
Diver Keith Brock and his wife capture a rare close-up video of the shark off the east coast of the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Much like human soldiers in combat, members of a large, black, termite-eating ant species found in sub-Saharan Africa march in formation into battle and afterward retrieve wounded comrades and carry them back home to recover.
OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists have tracked fish off New York by following the traces of DNA left in the water, a technique that could help gauge life in rivers, lakes and the oceans around the world, a study showed on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have identified the oldest-known forerunner of the dinosaurs and are expressing surprise at how little it actually resembled one.
A new fossil suggests an early relative of dinosaurs had some features we associate today with crocodiles and alligators.
Scientists from the University of California in Berkeley have figured out why.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it will commercialize rehabilitation robots later this year when it makes its robotic walk assist system available for rent, joining Honda Motor Co in marketing mobility devices for Japan's ageing population.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer, has established a separate bioscience unit to expand its role in supplying pig parts for medical uses, with the ultimate goal of selling pig organs for transplantation into humans.