Technology

Chinese Scientist Claims to Have Created the First Gene-Edited Babies Using CRISPR

After years of warnings and debate over genetically modifying humans, a Chinese scientist named He Jiankui has posted a video on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 12:17PM

Wait, What?! A Space Startup Wants to Use Toxic Mercury as Spacecraft Fuel

Besides increasingly rare interactions with old-school thermometers, most people's exposure to the chemical element mercury starts and...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 10:53AM

Norman Reedus Stars in New VR-Only Movie Called 'The Limit,' and It's Straight-Up Bonkers

Director Robert Rodriguez has an eclectic film catalog to say the least, ranging from the goofy, violent cult classic Dusk 'Til...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 1:37PM

Google's New Patent for Wheeled, Omnidirectional Shoes May Replace VR Treadmills

Omnidirectional VR treadmills are so 2015. Apart from being as big as a piece of home gym equipment and suspiciously similar in design...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 1:03PM

The World's First Full-Body Scanner Quickly Renders Every Organ in 3D

Scientists at the University of California, Davis partnered with the Shanghai-based company United Imaging Healthcare (UIH) to develop...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 12:15PM

The Next Major Space Industry Trend Will Be Repairing And Trashing Satellites While They're In Orbit

The ISS recently released an adorable little cubesat to help harpoon space junk orbiting Earth, but it's small potatoes compared to...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 1:14PM

Explore A Breathtaking VR Simulation Of The Supermassive Black Hole Sagittarius A* At The Center Of Our Galaxy

The nearest yet-discovered black holes are still thousands of light years away from Earth, so getting to one and seeing it with our...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 11:26AM

Tech CEO: Artificial Intelligence Toilets Will Soon Scan Your Poop to Diagnose Illness

Despite the frightening implications, most people aren't surprised anymore when it's announced that China has a new virtual news...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 1:20PM

Russia Reveals Plans for a Manned, Nuclear-Powered Rocket Capable of Interstellar Flight

Aside from the US and China, Russia has established itself as one of the biggest players in the new space race, despite some recent...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 12:41PM

Til Glitch Do Us Part: Japanese Man Marries VR Hologram Singer

The future is here, and if you're a traditionalist it is definitely a little odd. On the big screen we've seen people have...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 12 November 2018 - 2:41PM

Space Start-Up Rocket Lab Completes First Commercial Launch, Nicknamed 'It's Business Time'

After decades of NASA missions with names like "Apollo" and "Gemini," it's refreshing to see a space mission (or at least a rocket...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 12 November 2018 - 12:42PM

Researchers Pioneer Vaccine Allowing Celiac Disease Sufferers to Eat Gluten

People with celiac disease can't approach cake with the same sort of devil-may-care attitude that a lactose intolerant person might...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 November 2018 - 2:09PM

Scientists Discover Lost Continents Beneath Antarctica Using Old Satellite Data

Sometimes you don't need to launch a new satellite or conduct a new experiment to make a new discovery--in the case of Ganymede and...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 November 2018 - 12:41PM

Scientists Engineer Glowing 'Bionic Mushrooms' That Can Produce Electricity With Bacteria

We're entering a new era of alternative energy, one where scientists find new sources of power in unlikely places – like liquid...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 08 November 2018 - 12:50PM

Chinese AI Company Can Identify People Based on How They Walk...Just Like 'Mission Impossible'

If you thought burning off your fingerprints, hiding your face, and shaving your head was enough to evade identification by the...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 - 12:45PM

Scientists Have Stored Sunlight In a New Liquid Fuel That Could Revolutionize Energy

NASA may have figured out the perfect energy source for colonies on other planets, but here on Earth, we're still struggling to find...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 - 12:23PM

New Study Suggests Using 'Porch Light' Laser Setup to Call Extraterrestrials

Guys, we've been going about it all wrong. Despite decades of sending signals, probes, and satellites into space in search of...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 - 1:39PM

One Toke Over the Line: Silicon Valley 'Mad Scientists' Have Built a $2,400 Laser-Powered Bong

These days, Silicon Valley seems just as ripe for parody as it is for breakthrough technology, whether it's the "raw water" fad or the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 - 1:34PM

Radio Frequency Radiation Can Give You Cancer, But Your Cell Phone Is Probably Fine

People have been worried about cell phone radiation for years. There seems to be a kind of poetic justice to it, if nothing else:...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 - 1:02PM

Highest-Def: NASA Shares First Ever 8K Footage From Space (But Good Luck Seeing It)

If you've ever stood in front of a 4K television at your local electronics store, or if you're lucky enough to own one, then you know...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 05 November 2018 - 1:09PM