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Researchers have developed a microbot made from algae that solves some problems with the tech
If you're not sick and tired of scientists telling us what we can't do, check out this video.
Conscious robots with the capabilities of human beings are one of the oldest sci-fi tropes; a threatening blend of human and machine that could...
A permanent settlement on Mars would undoubtedly be a testament to our capacity to explore the galaxy. However, it might not make much practical...
Remember those historically hot months we’ve had recently? Well, those might soon be the norm in the United States, Canada, the Mediterranean, and pretty...
Fans of classic science fiction have only infrequently been able to see adaptations of written science fiction on television or in movie theaters. Even...
Stephen Hawking is not happy
101 dalmatians, 234 alien species....
Astronomers have spotted something that shouldn't exist--a star that acts as if it's gone supernova at least six times. Writing in Nature, an international research team...
A low-mass exoplanet has been discovered in the orbit of the red dwarf star Ross 128. It's thought to be Earth-like in terms of...
Because it's a law?
NASA plans on testing some flying machines in the most Martian landscape on Earth. Care to guess where?
After a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign, the finished product is here: Catalysts, Explorers & Secret Keepers: Women of Science Fiction. It’s a collection of...
The Cold Spot in the cosmic microwave background radiation has led astronomers to speculate the possibility of parallel universes.
Quantum computing just got closer with IBM's announcement of a 50-quantum bit (qubit) machine.
Take a gander at the periodic table of exo planets
What happens when we let our weapons choose their own targets?
Legalizing the sale of human organs could save lives.
Quark fusion is a theoretical form of energy that could provide eight times more power than nuclear fusion.
When we've mined the Earth for all of the metals we can, will we look to space for more? We altready are.
Rings may be a common feature of objects that orbit outside of Neptune. Then, there's Haumea...
Is human hibernation possible? Really?
Climate scientists have just published two new studies outlining ways that we could use geoengineering to alter the climate, but neither is without its problems.
An analysis of data from the Kepler space telescope has revealed 20 promising worlds that might be able to host life.
NASA believes it may have an explanation for the strange formations resembling giant blades of ice on Pluto.
How does time travel function in a variety of fictional works? Check it out!
When it comes to adding years of adult life, we’ve barely moved the needle. But that may be about to change — in part because of one very chilly fish.
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