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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

AI Experts Warn the UN About the Dangers of Artificial Superintelligence

On Wednesday, UN delegates met in Georgia in order to discuss emerging global risks, especially those that may arise from burgeoning...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 16 October 2015 - 3:31PM

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