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Scientists Find Ancient Seafloor on Mars Which Could Have Sustained Life

When popular culture examines what life might be like on Mars, one consistent theme comes up: big-headed, bug-eyed grey aliens...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 8:54PM

VIDEO: How Crows Could Solve Litter Problems Across The World

Crows are exceptionally intelligent, social birds with a natural instinct towards scavenging. They are so intelligent, in fact, that...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 5:31PM

South Korea Developing 'Blackout Bombs' To Kill North Korea's Grids

When your neighbor to the north is a crazy person with his finger on the button (not you, Mexico), it's smart to be prepared with a...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:34AM

Nvidia Has Built a Real-Life Virtual Reality Holodeck

As the ability to wander around artificial simulated worlds becomes easier thanks to developments in virtual reality technology, many...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 10:57AM

Scientists Have Built a Drone That Shoots 'Spider-Man' Style Webs

The problem of relying on a teenager who can do whatever a spider can to patrol and police New York is that eventually, if...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 6:58PM

Facebook's Attempt To Build 'Starcraft II' AI Bot Fails Miserably

Here's a story that should put a smile on the face of anyone who has a soft spot for inspirational underdog sports movies.Facebook's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 10:41AM

Scientists Create Gummy Robot For Jobs that Require Being Eaten

Anyone hungry? Feel like taking a bite out of a piece of robotics history?Researchers at EPFL in Switzerland have created soft,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 10:11AM

US Navy is Developing Smart Prosthetic Limbs With Built-In Sensors

Considering how many commercial gadgets are capable of measuring your health nowadays, you would think prosthetic limbs would...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 October 2017 - 1:15PM

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Plans to Send Tourists into Space by Early 2019

Elon Musk and SpaceX had better watch out - another company is hot on their heels, and looking to make a big impact on the space...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 7:45PM

Google Has Finally Created a Real Life 'Star Trek' Universal Translator

While most people awaiting the arrival of "The Future" tend to focus on the jetpack or the hoverboard as an indicator that we're...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 10:35AM

Martian Volcanoes Grow 1000 Times Slower Than Their Earth Counterparts

One of the more comforting facts about volcanoes on Earth is that they don't exactly spring up overnight.The process of volcanic...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 8:04PM

Google Starts an Ethics Initiative for the DeepMind AI Program

It's hard to know where to draw the line with artificial intelligence. On the one hand, we want our tech to get more sophisticated, to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 5:07PM

Boeing Is Offering $2 Million To Anyone Who Can Build A Working Jetpack

Calling all Rocketeers! Calling all Rocketeers! Aerospace mega-company Boeing has launched a global competition that could turn one...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 11:19AM

Snapchat Launches AR Art Galleries in Major Cities Around the World

Imagine if you could fill a city with digital art sculptures that are completely invisible to the naked eye, but that appear in...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 8:52PM

Nobel Prize Awarded to Scientists Who Discovered Gravitational Waves

It's been a fun few years for astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). In just a few short...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 7:40PM

Indie Developer DreamSail Games Creates a Mecha VR Game That's Essentially 'Pacific Rim'

Every kid who saw the original Nintendo Power Glove had the same thought: the future is now, and it is awesome. For this...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 3:10PM

Russian Military Engineers Have Essentially Built the Goblin Glider from 'Spider-Man'

Remember the origin story behind the Green Goblin in the 2002 Spider-Man movie? How Norman Osborn's technology company has a defense...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 9:59AM

MIT Engineers Create a Robot Avatar You Control Through VR

We're all eager for technology to get to the point where we can pilot robot avatars from the comfort of our own homes. There are...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 02 October 2017 - 7:28PM

Unlucky Robot is Designed to Stand Up After Getting Knocked Over

It's a sure sign of progress when robots learn how to adjust and fix themselves after falling down on the job. But it must be terrible...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 01 October 2017 - 6:20PM

An Artificially Intelligent Hologram Could Become Your Hotel Concierge

As artificial intelligence continues to spread into more and more jobs, it's very likely that at some point in the near future, it'll...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 01 October 2017 - 1:06PM