Science News

New Li-Fi Technology Is 100 Times Faster than Wi-Fi

Li-Fi, a super-fast, light-based alternative to Wi-Fi, has been developing in research labs for years, but has thus far been...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 2:53PM

Blue Origin's New Shepard Just Became the First Successful Reusable Rocket

Move over, SpaceX, because Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin just achieved the first successful landing of a reusable rocket. Yesterday, the...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 12:51PM

Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson Critiques the Science of The Good Dinosaur

If the asteroid that caused the dinosaur extinction missed, could humans and dinosaurs have lived at the same time? That's the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 November 2015 - 12:28PM

New Uterus Transplant Surgery Could Allow Men to Get Pregnant

In the fifth episode of Star Trek: Enterprise, Commander Trip Tucker returns from a mission to find that he has been impregnated by an...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 November 2015 - 5:21PM

The FBI Is Worried About Bioterrorists Using Genetic Engineering as a Weapon of Mass Destruction

Could genetic engineering be the next weapon of mass destruction? With gene editing techniques becoming easier and cheaper every day,...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 November 2015 - 1:18PM

Watch: "Super Science Friends" Features Superpowered Famous Scientists Fighting Nazis

Super Science Friends, a humor web series that was successfully funded through Kickstarter last year, has published their first...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 10:30AM

The Future of Facebook Is Straight Out of Science Fiction

If you already thought Facebook was a scary tech corporation bent on world domination, just wait until you hear what they have planned...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 8:41PM

Watch: ISS Astronauts Eat Space-Grown Lettuce for the First Time

This summer, ISS astronauts ate food grown and harvested in space for the first time in history, and gave it some initial positive...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 3:55PM

New York Firefighter Receives Most Complex Face Transplant Ever Performed

A firefighter in New York has just received one of the first full face transplants, and the most complex one ever performed. After...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 1:14PM

Our Own Cells Might Hold the Key to Curing Diseases

Our own bodies might hold the key to the evolution of medical treatment. Physician Siddhartha Mukherjee has recently proposed a new...

Alexandra Grunberg
Friday, 13 November 2015 - 11:04AM

Astronomers Discover the Closest Earth-Sized Exoplanet As of Yet

Not long ago, scientists found the closest rocky exoplanet to earth orbiting a star in the constellation Cassiopeia. This was a huge...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 8:52PM

Congress Passes a Bill that Legalizes Space Mining

Space exploration is making strides every day, so naturally, we're already thinking about mining outer space for resources. The FAA...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 12:34PM

Mysterious Heat Spots Detected in the Egyptian Pyramids

The Giza Pyramids, one of which is counted among the Seven Wonders of the World, have been the subject of fascination in the Western...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 4:28PM

Facebook Makes You Unhappy, According to Science

Facebook naysayers level many criticisms against it: Facebook discourages in-person interaction, it inspires envy of friends'...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 2:34PM

New Discovery Provides Additional Evidence That Tyrannosaurs May Have Been Cannibals

Everyone knows the t-rex was one mean dinosaur, but a new paleontological find suggests that they might have also been cannibalistic....

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 07 November 2015 - 2:19PM

Astronomers May Have Found a New Way to Identify Exoplanets

There are currently a number of ways that astrophysicists are able to locate and discover the existence of exoplanets, including...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 31 October 2015 - 11:28AM

The Funniest Solutions to the Baby Hitler Time Travel Paradox

Because this is what the world has come to.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 23 October 2015 - 4:09PM

Have Scientists Just Found the Earliest Evidence of Life On Earth?

Geochemist Elizabeth Bell and her colleagues recently published a study in the journal ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 8:47PM

NASA's Osiris-REx Will Take the First-Ever Samples from an Asteroid Starting Next Year

Aerospace and securities company Lockheed Martin has just finished building Osiris-REx, a spacecraft that is set to launch next year...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 3:05PM

Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify 'Designer' Beagles

Scientists just got one significant step closer to designer babies, as Chinese researchers have managed to create genetically...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 5:45PM