Weird Science

Fire or Ice? Predictions for the End of the Universe

Philosopher Clement Vidal recently published a book called, "The Beginning and the End: The Meaning of Life in Cosmological...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 June 2014 - 1:54PM

Kentucky Scientists Attempt to Build Human Heart with 3-D Printer

Believe it or not, researchers at the University of Louisville are attempting to build human hearts for transplant patients using a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 4:20PM

Google Builds Futuristic Guns that Can Shoot Around Corners

Though this may seem like something out of a videogame - its entirely real.   Google Glass has teamed up with firearm company...

Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 9:52AM

Artificial Intelligence Named Pepper Can Read Human Emotions

Japanese company Softbank has unveiled Pepper, a robot that can purportedly read human emotions.   The robot has an "emotional...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 9:50AM

Prominent Scientist Claims that Afterlife is an Alternate Universe

A book titled, “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe“ was recently...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 6:04PM

900 lb Ancient Crocodile Discovered, Should Be Subject of Next Syfy Movie

Scientists have officially named a newly-discovered dyrosaur... after a character in "Lord of the Rings." No, seriously.   The...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 1:51PM

Three-Parent Babies May Happen Within Two Years

Scientists are rapidly developing techniques that could lead to the birth of a child with three genetic parents. Known as...

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 12:58PM

Robot Sperm May Be Able to Fertilize Human Eggs

Engineers have built a sperm-like robot that may one day be able to fertilize human eggs.    The design has a metal-coated head,...

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 - 1:37PM

Acoustic Tractor Beam Can Levitate Objects

You've seen aliens, star fleets, and other sci-fi creations employ the help of tractor beams in works such as "Star Trek," "Star...

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 - 11:09AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Aliens Haven't Contacted Us Because We're Stupid

"Cosmos" presenter and astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson has many issues with our search for alien intelligence.   First, he...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 June 2014 - 11:46AM

The Science of Eternal Sunshine: Scientists Erase and Restore Memories in Rats

If you could remove a painful memory, Eternal Sunshine-style, would you? If your answer is yes, then you're in luck. A team of...

Monday, 02 June 2014 - 11:18AM

Researchers Attempt to Teach Brains to Be Empathetic, Blade Runner-Style

Brazillian researchers may have developed brain exercises for the development of empathy. The researchers from three Brazilian...

Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 2:46PM

Pilots Fly Planes Using Telepathy

In the near future, pilots may be able to fly planes by simply thinking commands. During a test at the Institute for Flight System...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 2:16PM

Volunteers Eat Mealworms for Three Months to Simulate Space Travel

Three brave volunteers emerged a few days ago from a three-month-long hibernation in the 160-squared-meter 'Moon Palace 1,' an indoor...

Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 1:09PM

The Real Cryonics: Human Trials Begin for Suspended Animation Technique

The human race is finally ready for suspended animation. This month, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital will attempt human trials for a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 - 4:00PM

The Many Ways That Science Met Science Fiction Last Week

Yet again the past week has seen science meet science fiction in the coolest ways imaginable. There were some giant leaps made in the...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 12 May 2014 - 5:11PM

Flying Robots Have Formed The Rock Band Of The Future

Feeling disillusioned with today's pop stars? Fed up with the antics of Cyrus and Bieber? Well, this collective of six flying robotic...

Kieran Dickson
Sunday, 27 April 2014 - 8:46AM

Watch President Obama Play Football With Asimo The Robot

Football and robots. Not only are they two of Japan's great passions, but they also go together surprisingly well. Today, President...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 24 April 2014 - 11:11AM

Google Admits Attempting To Design A Space Elevator

Space elevators. A play-thing of science fiction writers from Arthur C. Clarke to Kim Stanley Robinson, these futuristic...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 4:25PM

Astronaut Urine Could Become A Future Fuel For Space Travel

  In space, no one can hear you scream. Which is probably a good job, because those poor souls on the International Space Station...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 14 April 2014 - 12:09PM