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Robotics Company to 3-D Print Tiny Disney and Marvel-Themed Bionic Arms

In the past, prosthetic limbs have generally been purely functional, trying to blend into the rest of the body wherever possible. But...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 4:07PM

One Out of Four Far-Right UK Voters Believe in a Government Alien Conspiracy

UK conservatives really, really want to believe. According to a new survey from YouGov, a full 24% of the Ukip party (the most...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 2:39PM

Experts Warn UN Delay on Autonomous Weapons Ban May Make a Killer Robot War Inevitable

Military technology in several different countries is inching closer and closer to fully autonomous weapons, and lobbyists at the UN...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 - 12:47PM

Four TV Shows Scientifically Proven to Make You More Emotionally Intelligent

It's long been theorized that consuming certain types of fiction makes a person more empathetic; for example, a recent study showed...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 - 4:34PM

China Is Building the World's Largest Telescope to Begin Searching for Alien Life Next Year

China is rapidly coming to the end of construction for the largest telescope in the world, which will begin searching for alien life...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 - 3:38PM

The Cast of The Martian Asks NASA Astronauts About Life in Space

The cast and director of The Martian ask about the ISS Wi-fi, space poop, and more.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 2:07PM

Edward Snowden Thinks We Haven't Heard from Aliens Because Their Communications are Encrypted

On the latest episode of Star Talk, the NSA whistleblower discussed alien life with Neil DeGrasse Tyson.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 21 September 2015 - 3:43PM

A Transhumanist Pastor on Killer AI, Battlestar Galactica, and Humans as Artificial Intelligence

Transhumanist pastor Christopher Benek made waves recently when he asserted that he "doesn't see Christ's redemption as limited to...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 12 September 2015 - 3:58PM

We May Be Able to Teleport to Other Planets by the End of the Century

Beam me up, Scotty!

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 - 5:39PM

NASA Is Using Hoverboard Technology to Make a Real-Life Tractor Beam

Will we someday be able to say "Beam me up, Scotty" in real life? NASA has just teamed up with Arx Pax, the company that (sort of)...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 04 September 2015 - 4:20PM

No Driver Needed: Autonomous Trucks Will Be on Florida Roads by the End of the Year

Autonomous vehicles are quickly becoming a reality, and although there are still many detractors, they seem more and more like an...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 2:15PM

Computer Program Can Predict Psychosis More Accurately Than Psychiatrists

The program can predict the onset of psychosis with 100% accuracy.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 11:20AM

Facebook is Lying to You - Mars Will Not be as Big as the Moon Tomorrow

No, Mars will not be as big as the moon this month. Not now, not ever.

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 11:30AM

Stephen Hawking May Have Just Solved the Paradox of Black Holes

Black holes aren't as black as we once thought.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 - 5:25PM

Scientists Grow a Miniature Human Brain in a Lab

The “brain in a jar” scenario, in which a mad scientist disembodies a person's brain and connects it to a simulated reality, is...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 5:30PM

This Drinkable Book is Attacking Waterborne Diseases on Two Fronts

We can read books on the reasons why we should purify our water, but what about using those very pages as a purifying filter for our...

Alexandra Grunberg
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 - 2:38PM

Planet of the Apes: Koko the Gorilla Demonstrates Great Apes' Capacity for Speech

Forget about the robot apocalypse, we might need to worry about apes taking over the world.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 14 August 2015 - 1:04PM

Anti-Satellite Missiles and International Tensions See US, China and Russia Preparing for War in Space

Tensions between the US, China, and Russia could lead to real world space wars.

Alexandra Grunberg
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 - 6:32PM

NASA Astronauts Eat Space-Grown Vegetables for the First TIme

Today marks the first harvest in space.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 10 August 2015 - 10:18AM

Reverend Claims AIs Have Souls, Can Be Saved by Jesus Christ

"I don't see Christ's redemption limited to human beings."

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 August 2015 - 5:09PM