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Microsoft Developing New HoloLens Headsets for Military After Winning $480M Contract

We've seen some pretty crazy pieces of military hardware over the past few years, from a high-tech 'Boba Fett' helmet used by UK...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 - 2:17PM

'Minority Report?' New AI Program Aims to Predict Violent Crime Before It Happens

The UK is testing a new system that sounds suspiciously like Minority Report, sans the watery tank full of bald women hooked up to...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 - 1:52PM

NYU Surgeons Just Transplanted an Entire Face – and They're Getting Better at It

If you thought 1997's Face/Off was mostly sci-fi, we have some news for you: a team of surgeons at NYU Langone recently announced...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 - 1:12PM

Watch CIMON, the ISS' Robotic 'Flying Brain,' Have an Emotional Breakdown

When you think of a friendly, sphere-shaped companion robot for space travel, we wouldn't blame you for imagining something like BB-8...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 1:49PM

Even Without CRISPR, Parents Can Genetically Tailor Smarter IVF Babies

If you haven't heard yet, a Chinese scientist named He Jiankui recently claimed to have created the first genetically altered...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 1:05PM

WATCH: Google's New VR Film 'Age of Sail' Is Out, and It's Heartbreaking

If you grew up with Pixar movies, you probably remember those charming little shorts, like Geri's Game and Knick Knack. As short...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 12:12PM

Archaeologists Baffled By Ancient Bones of Child With a Skull in its Mouth

We've heard of bizarre burial practices in 5th century Italy where the dead were laid to rest with rocks in their mouths so that if...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 11:17AM

Watch: NASA Live Streams OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Reaching the Asteroid Bennu

At approximately 12:00 pm EST NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft will initiate its final descent on Bennu, coming within twelve miles of...

Scarlett James
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 11:06AM

A New Study Says We Could Counteract the Effects of Climate Change by Spraying Chemicals Into the Atmosphere

So far, we've seen some pretty wild plans to deal with climate change, ranging from giant, underwater walls to prop up the Antarctic...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 30 November 2018 - 1:45PM

Would You drink Treated Sewage Water? El Paso Residents Have No Choice Because Of Droughts Cause By Climate Change

A lot of people who read Dune remember the famous line "He who controls the spice controls the universe." Instead, maybe they should...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 30 November 2018 - 1:10PM

Virgin Galactic Says They'll Fly Their First Astronauts Into Space Before Christmas

With all the recent excitement about colonizing the Moon and visiting Mars, Virgin Galactic's decade-plus experiment with sub-orbital...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 30 November 2018 - 12:45PM

Ultimate College Experience: The UAE Is Looking for Undergraduates to Join Its Mars Research Program

Are you an Emirati undergraduate getting a degree in science or engineering? Are you fascinated with the modern space race to Mars?...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 1:48PM

Scientists Create Clock So Powerful It Can Measure Spacetime and Gravity

Sure, an Omega Speedmaster watch was accurate enough to time the rocket thrusts that returned the Apollo 13 astronauts to Earth, but...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 1:09PM

WATCH: NASA Will Announce New 'Moon Partnerships' Today

Get hyped, because today's the day NASA's announcing the next batch of commercial projects that have been accepted for liftoff!...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 12:28PM

Company Claims to Have Found Atlantis On the Coast of Spain Using Satellite Imagery

Somewhere in California, a Hollywood executive is looking at the recent news surrounding the supposed discovery of Atlantis and...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 11:51AM

20 Minute Seismic Wave That Shook The Entire Planet On 11/11 Has Scientists Baffled

Before you ask: we're relatively sure it wasn't the graboids from Tremors and that we do not need to call Kevin Bacon. Earlier...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 11:21AM

A Malaysian Study Claims to Successfully Create a New "Digital Smell" Technology

Of all the useless projects undertaken by humanity, few have been more difficult, futile, and unpleasant than artificially creating...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 1:53PM

Researchers Have Found a Way to Melt Gold at Room Temperature

Sometimes the smallest, most esoteric discoveries can lead to groundbreaking changes in science and technology--like Percy Spencer's...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 1:24PM

Google Accused of 'Spying on our Every Move' by Seven European Agencies

This past August, we reported on a study conducted by the AP (and backed up by Princeton University) that revealed that Google's...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 1:21PM

Prehistoric Cave Drawings Suggest Early Humans Were Advanced Astronomers

They may not have had WiFi or indoor plumbing, but our cave dwelling ancestors were smarter and much more advanced than some people...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 11:15AM