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An Aquatic, Autonomous Terminator Robot Has Been Designed to Hunt Down Lionfish in the Caribbean

If you ever need a practical example of scientific problem-solving in action, consider the lionfish, dubbed "the poster child for...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 27 August 2018 - 12:41PM

NASA Launches a New Laser-Equipped Satellite to Track Earth's Melting Ice

Between drafting plans to protect Earth from giant asteroids, laying the groundwork for the Deep Space Gateway, and testing a new...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 24 August 2018 - 1:13PM

New Study Confirms a Russian Agency Spread Anti-Vaccination Propaganda Through Fake Twitter Accounts

By now, it's generally accepted that the Russian Internet Research Agency meddled in the US' 2016 presidential election, but new...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 24 August 2018 - 12:37PM

Real Russian Robocop? Makers of the AK-47 Unveil Their First Combat Mech

The Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov has come a long way from making rifles--not only have they unveiled a new line of electric...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 24 August 2018 - 11:57AM

Stay Frosty: NASA's Orion Spacecraft Just Got a New Heat Shield

According to NASA, the announcement of the Orion marked the first time in a generation that NASA had unveiled a spacecraft built for...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 1:08PM

'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroid the Size of a 747 Will Fly Past Earth Next Week

While NASA's OSIRIS REx mission heads to the asteroid Bennu and JAXA's Hayabusa2 investigates Ryugu, another asteroid has decided to...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 12:34PM

New Geological Evidence Suggests Earth's Magnetic Poles Could Flip at Any Time

For the past few years, scientists have waffled between warning that the Earth's magnetic poles could flip at any time (with...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 11:46AM

Virtual Reality Helps Amputees Feel Their Prosthetics

In a groundbreaking study that could change the lives of millions of people living with amputations, scientists at Ecole...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 11:35AM

'Rich Kids in Space' Inevitable as NASA Introduces Space Selfie and Virtual Reality Exoplanet Exploration Apps

Let's face it: most of us will never get the opportunity to go to space. Space tourism is on the way in the near future, but unless...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 9:36AM

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Probe Is About To Hitch A Ride On An Asteroid

The best way to learn something new about an object is to get up close and personal with it. Scientists know a fair bit about...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 1:10PM

ISS Astronauts Just Played the First Tennis Game in Space

If Chris Hadfield's recording sessions aboard the ISS didn't impress you, how about a zero-gravity tennis throwdown? Yesterday, NASA...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 11:54AM

New Drug Could Be the Key to 'Inception'-Like Lucid Dreaming

Everyone remembers the spinning top and Leonardo's squinting face from Inception, but you might not remember the name of the drug...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 11:05AM

Scientists Confirm New Aurora-Like Phenomenon Called A 'Skyglow' But There Are Some Who Call It... STEVE?

We like to think of the scientific community as being a group of Very Serious Individuals™ committed to approaching natural...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - 11:59AM

Still Better Than 'Twilight:' Robot With Artificial Intelligence Being Trained to Act for Upcoming Movie

Westworld invited us into a world where the only way to tell if someone was a human or a robot was to tell them to "freeze all motor...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - 10:08AM

NASA Spotted a Super Bright 53,700 MPH Fireball Streaking Over Alabama This Weekend

In a post on Facebook this past weekend, NASA's Meteor Watch group shared information about a fireball that lit up parts of Alabama...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 20 August 2018 - 11:39AM

Woman Receives Historic Face Transplant Surgery After Surviving Suicide Attempt

Warning: this story links to some imagery that readers may find disturbing. Proceed with caution. It's a very complex procedure that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 12:25PM

We've Created Our Own Playlist to Wake Up NASA's Sleeping "Opportunity" Rover

Right now, there's a life-or-death drama going on in one of NASA's control rooms as scientists and technicians desperately wait for a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 12:23PM

It's Your Last Chance To Turn Your Eyes To The Skies For The 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower This Week

Every year around this time, at least since 36CE, a light show has commanded the attention of skywatchers around the world. Named...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 1:10PM

Science Confirm What Parents Have Said For Years: The Blue Light From Your Phone Is Poisoning Your Eyes

Wait! Before you read the headline (too late) and decide to chuck your smartphone against a wall to save your precious eyes, at least...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:33AM

Teeth From Giant Prehistoric Shark Found On Australian Beach Prove The Land Down Under Has Always Been Deadly

The world (or the portion of it that loves Jason Statham and scary fish) is looking forward to the release of summer blockbuster about...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 09 August 2018 - 12:31PM