Technology

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

Scientists May Have Created the Basis for a More Complex Quantum Computer

Noted quantum physicist Anton Zeilinger was recently quoted as saying “I’m personally of the opinion that in the future,...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 November 2018 - 12:54PM

EU Airports Are Testing New AI Lie Detectors to Spot Suspicious Passengers

Despite all the scientists, futurists, and tech leaders warning the world to carefully control the development of artificial...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 November 2018 - 12:10PM

We Have Liftoff: Russia Clears The Soyuz Rocket To Return Crew To The ISS After Investigating Cause Of Failed October Launch

After completing their investigation into the aborted October launch that forced two astronauts to make an emergency escape, the...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 November 2018 - 1:30PM

Spinal Implants Are Helping Paralyzed People Walk Again

Medical marvel or the plot of an underrated 2018 thriller? According to The New York Times and a report published in the journal...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 01 November 2018 - 1:19PM

You Can Control A Living Person On Halloween Night With This Unnerving MIT Augmented Reality Game

While everyone is playing Red Dead Redemption 2 and Black Ops 4, developers and engineers at the MIT Media Lab are going for a game...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 1:29PM

DARPA Just Showed Off Its New Autonomous Helicopter, and It Works Like a Dream

With all the hype surrounding self-driving cars, self-driving helicopters were inevitable, right? Well, not quite. Though DARPA...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 12:18PM

Rest In Space: NASA Officially Retires Kepler Telescope As It Runs Out of Fuel

It's a day we all knew was coming, but now that it is actually here we're a little sad about it. According to Gizmodo, NASA...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 11:59AM

New Study Debunks Glasses Claiming to Allow Colorblind People to See Color

If you have a Facebook page, you've probably had a friend share a video of a colorblind person breaking down in tears after trying on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 2:21PM

Scientists Are Looking Exploring Hibernation for Space Travel, Just Like 'Alien'

Everybody knows that familiar scene in sci-fi movies where the camera pans over a row of cryogenic chambers containing the crew...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 1:39PM

Meet AttnGAN: A New AI That Creates Nightmarish Images Inspired By Your Words

Creativity has long been the domain of humanity, but a new AI program called AttnGAN may pose a bold (if surreal) challenge to the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 2:22PM

Scientists Discover A Way To Turn Human Urine Into Bricks

The past few years have seen some big scientific advances when it comes to urine, especially when it comes to power: a research team...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 1:58PM

Who Wants To Live Forever? A New Video Explores What Humans Look Like In A Future 1,000 Years From Today

In 1926, Lee DeForest (the inventor of the vacuum tube) claimed that landing a person on the Moon and bringing them back alive would...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 1:02PM

MIT Students Have Trained An AI To Ruin Pizza

We didn't draw the line at writing music, acting, telling jokes, or even writing fortunes for fortune cookies, but now they're coming...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 25 October 2018 - 1:21PM

Scientists Grew A 3D Model Of The Human Brain Using Stem Cells And Scaffolding

The news has been filled with headlines about neural networks recently, but all of those stories have had to do with artificial...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 1:14PM

This New Surveillance AI Can Pick You Out Of The Crowd Based On Your Height, Gender, And Shirt Color

Machine learning and neural nets have been adapted to everything from writing fortune cookie messages to developing new drugs, but...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 12:31PM