Posted:6/5/2011 12:00:00 AMTop science headlines of the week.
Posted:6/5/2011 12:00:00 AMMichio Kaku gives us a tour of his office.
Posted:6/1/2011 12:00:00 AMWhat is this Super 8 movie?
Posted:11/17/2010 12:00:00 AMCould terrorists of the future use a swarm of tiny robots — less an a quarter-inch high — to attack their targets? Will new bio materials be able to target individuals carrying specific genetic markers? Could cyber-attackers melt down a nuclear facility with the press of a "return" key, or implant chips to control our minds?
Posted:11/17/2010 12:00:00 AMIn the movie Angels and Demons, scientists have solved one of the most perplexing scientific problems: the capture and storage of antimatter. In real life, trapping atomic antimatter has never been accomplished, until now.
Posted:11/17/2010 12:00:00 AMIf you think mowing your lawn is hard work enough. Just think how hard it will be to mow the sky. In the future that’s exactly what we will have to do.
Posted:11/14/2010 12:00:00 AMEqua has introduced a really cool futuristic water control system called the E.Tap. It has a built in thermostatic system and water control system that can control water flow and temperature throughout your whole bathroom.
Posted:11/14/2010 12:00:00 AMAstronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope took advantage of a giant cosmic magnifying glass to create one of the sharpest and most detailed maps of dark matter in the universe. Dark matter is an invisible and unknown substance that makes up the bulk of the universe’s mass.
Posted:11/11/2010 12:00:00 AMUK astronomers from The University of Warwick and the University of Sheffield, claim they have found the universe playing a game of snooker.
Posted:11/10/2010 12:00:00 AMHave you ever wanted to send an asteroid on a collision course with planet Earth? Well, now you can--thanks to Purdue University.
Posted:11/9/2010 12:00:00 AMCall of Duty: Black Ops, one of the hottest video games to come out on the market this year, is going to be featured with full 3D technology.
Posted:11/8/2010 12:00:00 AMNew trials for Panasonic’s Hospital Delivery Robot (HOSPI) are set to take place in January, 2011 at the Matsuhita Memorial Hospital in Japan.
Posted:10/30/2010 12:00:00 AMThe HRP-4C Japanese humanoid robot has one special talent. It can sing! The robot was demonstrated at Japan’s CEATEC (Comprehensive IT and Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition) 2010 trade show and was developed by AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology).
Posted:10/30/2010 12:00:00 AMResearchers from the Australian National University at the Vision Center have developed a method to heal bright-light damaged eyes.
Posted:10/30/2010 12:00:00 AMHave you ever wanted your own "light up" tattoo? What about a watch that was built into your skin? Maybe you want glowing fingers like ET? New LED (light-emitting diodes) lights developed by University of Illinois researcher, John Rogers and his colleges--are so flexible and thin--they can be implanted under the skin.
Posted:10/15/2010 12:00:00 AMScientists are developing a microchip device that could help heal damage in the brain.
Posted:10/15/2010 12:00:00 AM42 year old woman has recently given birth to a healthy baby boy from an embryo that was frozen for 20 years.
Posted:10/15/2010 12:00:00 AMThe Raytheon XOS 2, a wearable exoskeleton robotic suit that can climb stairs, lift upwards of 200 pounds, walk at speeds up to 3.5mph and punch through 3 inches of solid wood!
Posted:10/7/2010 12:00:00 AMAt around the end of December, 2010, Toshiba will release special 3D TV’s that wont require any glasses. The 3D technology comes as one of the world’s first.
Posted:10/7/2010 12:00:00 AMA study currently being conducted by University of South Carolina researchers suggests that brain damage from a stroke might not be so permanent after all.
Posted:9/30/2010 12:00:00 AMVirgin Galactic was said to be ready for space tourism in about 2 years. Usually, shit happens and those deadlines get pushed way down the line. However, according to Virgin Galactic, everything is on track. (So far, that is.)
Posted:9/30/2010 12:00:00 AMIt’s Panasonic’s hair washing robot! That’s right, it’s a robot that can wash your hair! Finally we can rejoice for the world is now whole! Like washing your hair has been such a hassle for centuries. Ha!
Posted:9/27/2010 12:00:00 AMResearchers from Office of Naval Research Global (ONR Global), MERSTech, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, say they have designed a switch that can recycle electric power. The switch called the Magnetic Energy Recovery Switch, can save 39% of electricity at peak power, according to recent tests.
Posted:9/26/2010 12:00:00 AMBoeing, which we all know as the maker’s of big airplanes, is planning on flying people to space.
Posted:9/24/2010 12:00:00 AMThe worlds first workable ornithopter from the University of Toronto--set a world record for sustaining flight for 19.3 seconds. It flew a total of 145 meters at an average speed of 25.6 kilometres per hour.
Posted:9/24/2010 12:00:00 AMWhat if we could extract electricity from the air? Is something like that even possible? New research presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, suggests that it is.
Posted:9/24/2010 12:00:00 AMThe Evolta mascot will make a 300 mile (500-kilometer) trek across Japan from Tokyo to Kyroto as a publicity stunt to help promote Panasonic’s Evolta batteries.
Posted:9/22/2010 12:00:00 AMScientists have created genetically altered salmon that grows twice as fast as normal. Supposedly, the "creators" of this "frankenfish," say the Salmon is safe to eat.
Posted:9/21/2010 12:00:00 AMFor the past few days, astronaut Douglas H.Wheelock and his crew have been tweeting amazing pictures from the International Space Station.
Posted:9/21/2010 12:00:00 AMThe latest thing in humanoid robot technology is being developed by the guys from Japan’s Chiba Institute of Technology. This robot, named "Core," can carry roughly 220 pounds
(100 kg)-- is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs in at 507 pounds (230 kg). It can also absorb 80% of its own floor impact to help it walk smoothly.
Posted:9/20/2010 12:00:00 AMBack in the 1920s, Russians were doing all kinds of crazy experiments. One of those experiments was trying to keep a dog’s severed head alive without a body.
Posted:9/20/2010 12:00:00 AMJessica Penot Just released her new book. Haunted North Alabama is full of ghost stories that will fascinate!
Posted:8/21/2010 12:00:00 AMAfter years of research and mathematical problems that would give Einstein a headache, scientists have devised some special methods to study dark energy.
Posted:8/19/2010 12:00:00 AMThe guys at Langley have been working on a new space capsule design to hold astronauts. The design is only in the simulation stage, however, since the craft won’t be pressurized like a real space capsule, when NASA goes the test it out, it will sink when it lands in water. So what is NASA to do?
Posted:8/19/2010 12:00:00 AMPictures taken by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter may indicate that the moon is shrinking.
Posted:8/18/2010 12:00:00 AMA new, highly detailed map of Mars is available to anyone that wants to take a peak. The map is available in an interactive format like Google Earth and is currently the best map of mars ever created
Posted:8/18/2010 12:00:00 AMA new, highly detailed map of Mars is available to anyone that wants to take a peak. The map is available in an interactive format like Google Earth and is currently the best map of mars ever created.
Posted:8/3/2010 12:00:00 AMAbundant water found on the moon could make building a moon base a little bit easier.
Posted:7/29/2010 12:00:00 AMScientists that are studying the orbit of asteroid ’(101955) 1999 RQ36’ have concluded that there is potential for collision with the blue planet in 2182.
Posted:7/25/2010 12:00:00 AMHave you heard the buzz going around the net about the China UFO that shut down Hangzhou’s Xiaoshan Airport in China? Being a natural born skeptic, I decided to do a little investigating into the matter. Here’s what I found.
Posted:7/25/2010 12:00:00 AMDo you think it’s possible that what we conceive as our universe, is actually the insides of a black hole? Is it possible that every black hole holds its own universe within?
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