Technology

Even If Aliens Live on Super-Earths, Science Says They May Be Stuck There

One of the major assumptions scientists and sci-fi fans have made about alien civilizations is that their journey into space is...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 - 11:37AM

Tentacles of War: Army Is Developing Schools of 3-D Printed Robot Squid Like Those in 'The Matrix'

If you played a word-association game inspired by the United States Army (or any army, for that matter) the phrases would...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 23 April 2018 - 12:14PM

Goldman Sachs Says The First Trillionaire Will Invest In Space: Here's Where To Get Your Hands Dirty

Decades after the Bitcoin hype-train grinds to a halt, the real gold rush will begin – in space. We already know there's an...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 23 April 2018 - 10:48AM

Exit International's 'Suicide Machine' Euthanasia Capsule Lets You Experience Death in VR

As virtual reality tech continues to improve, developers and designers are finding new ways to create fantasies and rebuild real world...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 10:44AM

An AI Just Killed an Expert Human Fighter Pilot in Dogfight Simulations for the First Time

Artificial intelligence has beaten humans at chess, Go, and even complex MOBA games like DoTA, but now they're moving up to real...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 12:54PM

'PGD' Tech Will Give Us Designer Babies Sooner Than You Think—Can Society Handle It?

With the advent of genetic engineering technology like CRISPR, the topic of designer babies has come back with a vengeance, along with...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 11:45AM

MIT Artificial Intelligence 'RoadTracer' Can Map Out Roads More Efficiently Than Humans

Traditional paper maps may still exist, but in the age of smartphones, they've become something of a novelty while more people rely...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 7:23PM

New Model of The Yellowstone Supervolcano Sheds Light on Its Inner Workings

The enormous volcano underneath Yellowstone National Park is one of those lurking dangers that probably won't erupt soon and leave a...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 6:35PM

NASA Is Creating the First-Ever Cosmic GPS for Spaceships and Lost Astronauts

This past week saw the release of the new Netflix sci-fi series Lost in Space, but soon real-life astronauts won't have to worry...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 16 April 2018 - 1:06PM

New AI Technology Can See Through Your Poker Face

If you thought Facebook and Cambridge Analytica were on the cutting edge when it comes to violating privacy, you haven't seen anything...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 16 April 2018 - 11:55AM

Engineer Builds a Functional 'Gundam' Inspired Giant Robot With an Arm Cannon

There's precious few people who would turn down the chance to pilot a giant robot — or at least, we like to think so.But...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 April 2018 - 5:05PM

FDA Approves Light-Sensitive Contact Lenses Which Darken Your Eyes

Good news if you wear contacts and also want to look like an alien posing as a human, or if you've ever felt like you're missing out...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 April 2018 - 12:22PM

New Technology Allows Scientists To Study Bats' Brains During Flight

Bats, while being closer to "rats with wings" than any other animal (simply by virtue of being a rare winged mammal), are complicated...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 April 2018 - 12:17PM

The End of Blood Diamonds? Scientists Say They Can Now Make Them in a Microwave

Remember the old saying that pressure makes diamonds? Well, that is still true if we're talking about the natural ones that are...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:12AM

Northrop Grumman is Blamed For The Disappearance of Mysterious Government 'Zuma' Satellite

At the beginning of the year, SpaceX got themselves into some major hot water when a government satellite launched atop one of their...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 6:45PM

The Strangest 3D Printer of All Time Just Solved One of Space Exploration's Biggest Problems

The biggest pain surrounding printing anything--whether in 2D or 3D--is making sure you've got enough printer material.Whether you're...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:59AM

DARPA Develops an Experimental Brain Implant Which Can Improve Your Memory

Unless you're Elon Musk, you may be uncomfortable with adding a "brain implant" into your head (unless it teaches you kung fu). And...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 6:27PM

NASA Shows Off The Unfortunate Crash Test Dummies Who Ride in Test Vehicles

Like most other companies who design fast-moving and heavy machines for people to ride inside, NASA utilizes crash test dummies...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 3:49PM

An Artificial Intelligence Learns How to Navigate Cities Using Only Google Street View

It's not easy to navigate without a map. Even if you've lived in a certain city for your entire life, there's occasionally going to be...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 07 April 2018 - 4:33PM

AI Scientists Sound the Alarm That This South Korean University May Start a Killer-Robot Apocalypse

If you thought Elon Musk was just a paranoid, robot-hating crackpot with an inexplicable talent for rocketry, think again.   ...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 12:32PM