DARPA Says the Biggest Obstacle to Effective Artificial Intelligence Is Common Sense

If you went through public school in the last fifteen years, odds are that your math tests included a space for an answer and a...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 October 2018 - 12:35PM

Chinese Scientists Have Successfully Bred Mice From Two Females Using CRISPR

Sorry fellas, but you can sit this one out. According to CNN, researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have successfully bred...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 12 October 2018 - 11:09AM

Virgin Galactic May Be In Space "Within Weeks" According to Richard Branson

Somewhere in the world, there is a big calendar on which someone has been closely tracking the space tourism race. With a very bold...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 12 October 2018 - 9:57AM

Two Astronauts Just Had to Make an Emergency Escape from a Malfunctioning Rocket Headed to the ISS

At around 4:40 AM today, two astronauts set out to the ISS aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket. Less than two minutes into that flight,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 1:35PM

A Landmark Scientific Panel Just Published a New Guide to Finding Life in the Universe

Astrobiology has always been at the fringes of NASA's science programs, and the last time it tried to break into the big-time with the...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 12:58PM

Italy's Mount Etna Is Preparing for a 'Catastrophic' Collapse That May Cause a Tsunami

Mount Etna may not spew out as much lava as Hawaii's Kilauea volcano (which has been erupting for months), but it's not an eruption...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 12:29PM

Collection of Lunar Rocks Called "The Moon Puzzle" Expected to Fetch $500,000 At Auction

If you're not rich enough to buy a trip around the Moon with SpaceX (like Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa), the next best thing is...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 11:57AM

Wondering What To Call a Moon of a Larger Moon? It's Not That Simple

It's a scientist's job to ask the important questions and to try and find the answers, but it's the scientist's kid's job to ask the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 11:04AM

Scientists Abuzz After Baffling Bee Behavior During Total Solar Eclipse

What do animals know that we don't know? The New York Times reports that during last summer's total solar eclipse, bees at 16...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 9:59AM

New Study Suggests Jupiter's Moon Europa Is Covered in 50-Foot Ice Spikes

If Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had landed on Europa instead of our moon, that "small step" would have been significantly more...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 11:55AM

Magic Leap's Visionary Flagship Game 'Dr. Grodbort’s Invaders' Looks Like the Future Of Mixed Reality

Even Magic Leap's CEO Rony Abovitz admits that all the hype surrounding the release of the company's new headset, which took several...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 11:54AM

Cyborg Medicine: New, Biodegradable Electronic Implant May Heal Nerve Damage

Between new techniques to de-age cells and transplant faces, modern medical technology has come a long way. Now, it appears that...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 11:24AM

New Illusion Experiment Claims Brain Can Retroactively Change Perceptions Of Reality

By now, most of us are familiar with the 'Invisible Gorilla' experiment, which shows how selective our attention can be, but now a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 10:46AM

Researchers Discover a Never-Before-Seen 'Lost World' of Deep Sea Volcanos

The ocean is a puzzle that scientists are still working overtime to solve, and one piece of that puzzle has just been snapped into...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 10:43AM

Scientists Find Remains of Neanderthal Child Devoured by Giant Bird

It sounds like the kind of story you tell to scare small children today: "If you're a naughty child, a giant bird will come and eat...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 1:27PM

Alien Mania Erupts Again As Video Shows Triangular UFO Over Mexico City

Ufologist Scott C. Waring calls it  "Absolute proof that aliens are active in Mexico," which is a pretty bold claim for (probably)...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 1:02PM

Study Suggests Mount Vesuvius Eruption Vaporized Bodily Fluids and Caused Heads to Explode

And all this time we thought the people of Pompeii and the surrounding areas got off relatively easy in 79 AD — sure, being covered...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 12:30PM

Scientists May Have an Answer to the Mystery of Ghostly Gamma Ray Bursts

For years, astronomers have struggled to find what exactly is causing the mysterious phenomenon known as "fast radio bursts:" the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 12:18PM

NASA's First Manned Flight With a SpaceX Rocket Is Set For June 2019

It looks like we are unofficially in the middle of SpaceX season. After putting on a light show for the people of the West Coast with...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 10:14AM

Scientists Just Replicated Darwinian Evolution At A Quantum Level That Could Reveal The Origin Of Life On Earth

Modeling the birth, growth, and death of cells with computers is a tradition that goes all the way back to "Conway's Game of Life," a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 08 October 2018 - 12:53PM