Technology

NASA's New Revolutionary 'Sniff Test' Could Finally Find Alien Life

If we're ever going to find alien life, we must rely on the certain tools to increase the power of our senses--radars to detect sounds...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 11:32AM

Doomsday Clock Moves Close to Midnight as New Study Warns Hackers Could Trigger Nuclear War

We're living in dangerous times: North Korea is finally able to hit the US with ICBMs, the US is accusing China and Russia of building...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 12:15PM

'Liquid Sunlight' Could Produce Oxygen and Clean Fuel for Future Mars Colonies

Scientists at Berkeley are hard at work creating what they've named "liquid sunlight," a process by which solar light is used to turn...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:51AM

Chinese Scientists Just Successfully Cloned Monkeys and Humans Could Be Next

The science of cloning mammals has had some significant breakthroughs in the past few decades, but the process has never gone...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:17AM

'Holograms' Could Become Commonplace With New 3D Image Technique

We'd all love for holograms to be a regular part of daily life. Yes, various attempts have come in the past, but they've all fallen...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 7:47PM

Watch SpaceX Test-Fire the Falcon Heavy Rocket Before its Big Launch

After years of waiting, SpaceX's giant Falcon Heavy rocket is very nearly ready for its maiden voyage.Elon Musk's spacefaring company...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 6:25PM

Lasers Will Soon Be Powerful Enough to Tear Through Empty Space

Some technological innovations are so absurdly futuristic that they make it seem as if we're getting ahead of ourselves. Such is the...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 1:05PM

We May Soon Be Levitating Humans Thanks to This Acoustic Tractor Beam Breakthrough

Right now, there's only three ways to "levitate," each of which is on a sliding spectrum of fun: get one of those wingsuits and jump...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 12:16PM

China Has Already Used CRISPR to Edit 86 People's DNA Despite Warnings

The gene-editing tool known as CRISPR can do what was long thought to be the unthinkable--actually edit human DNA. This holds the...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 12:11PM

No One Was Able to Win Google's Decade-Long, $20 Million XPrize Moon Shot Competition

After 10 years (including on extension) and 16 original contenders, it looks like Google's Lunar $20 million Xprize will go unclaimed...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 11:49AM

MIT Scientists Design a Computer That Works Just Like a Human Brain

As complex and impressive computers are becoming, they still don't hold a candle to the human brain. Sure, we can't instantly recall...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 22 January 2018 - 6:30PM

Aliens Are Sending Drone UFOs to Explore Earth, Claims UK Government Expert

The world could do with a few more military UFO investigators like Nick Pope.The leaked documents concerning the Pentagon's very real...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 22 January 2018 - 11:23AM

NASA's Kilopower Project Will Bring Us to Mars and Beyond With Nuclear Power

On Thursday, NASA and the Department of Energy convened at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas to explain their joint...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 22 January 2018 - 10:12AM

This Electronic Skin Allows You to Control Virtual Objects

As virtual reality continues to grow in popularity, users are naturally going to want more control over their virtual environments....

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 21 January 2018 - 5:12PM

How a Tesla Semi Prototype Looks and Sounds on the Road

Tesla's official electric semi truck is technically not finished yet, and won't be for sale for at least another year (likely longer)....

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 20 January 2018 - 4:53PM

Private Companies Won the Space Race in 2017 With Nearly $4B in New Investments

It seems like it was just a few years ago that we mourned the end of NASA's space shuttle program and waxed philosophical about the...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 19 January 2018 - 12:18PM

FDA Approves Algorithm That Will Tell You When You're Going to Die

We're truly living in a wondrous time, closer than ever to the world of tomorrow that writers from the golden age of sci-fi...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 19 January 2018 - 12:00PM

Bill Gates: Improving Photosynthesis Can Solve World Hunger

Though we may be experts at ignoring it with our #firstworldproblems, the world hunger epidemic is not going away. The UN projects...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 11:27AM

China Could Make the First Alien Life Discovery With Its New Giant Telescope

The 21st-century space race will be decided by which superpower becomes the first to make contact with alien life. And it looks like...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 10:48AM

Ferrari Will Challenge Tesla By Creating an Electric Supercar

The Stonecutters from The Simpsons may have held back the electric car for decades, but their era is at an end. Ferrari is the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 8:08PM