With the retirement of the U.S. Space Shuttle Program, China gains the edge in the competition for space dominance.
The EndeavourLA Launch at the California Science Center celebrated the spacecraft's imminent arrival and kicked off fundraising for its display.
K-12th graders will enjoy more time learning in the lab. (Brit)
The NGSS will integrate engineering, experimentation and application to public school curriculums.
The Richardella dulcifica berry of West Africa (Kwaku Chintoh)
University of Tokyo scientists discovered miraculin binds to sweet-sensing tastebuds, amplifying that taste in acidic foods.
Foldit screen shot (billmcclair)
Online gamers use games to unravel protein structures.
Bernard Roelen of the University of Utrecht opens a stem cell incubator (Brendan Borrell, Scientific American)
Lab-grown meats may soon be showing up in grocery stores near you.
Hollywood Auction (profilesinhistory.com)
VIDEO and SLIDESHOW: Hollywood items auctioned off for good causes.
LISTEN: Our verdict on the second major blockbuster of the summer.
The first (blurry) look at the next-gen console.