Technology and Science

Scientists Develop New Type of Cell That Could Revolutionize the Treatment of Heart Disease

THIS CONTENT WAS REPUBLISHED FROM AN EARLIER DATE. Heart disease has consistently been one of the biggest killers of both men and women, with hundreds of thousands of families...

How Li-Fi Technology Is Going to Change the Internet Game Forever

THIS CONTENT WAS REPUBLISHED FROM AN EARLIER DATE. Are you sick of slow Internet connections and weak Wi-Fi signals? I know we’re talking First World problems here, but it...

If climate change is real, then why is Antarctic ice cover growing?

The North Pole has been losing ice cover at an alarming rate in recent years as the Arctic region steadily warms up. For those not in denial about climate change, it’s a...

The app that could help you connect with your loved ones with Alzheimer’s

If you know or love anyone with Alzheimer’s disease, then you know that it is a degenerative condition that robs people of their memory, among many other things. ...

NASA needs your help with astronaut poop

NASA is crowd-sourcing a project to design a method of storing astronaut poop on spacewalks. It's called the Space Poop Challenge, and you can enter it right now....

The government is using poop to make gasoline

The U.S. Department of Energy is converting sewage sludge into a petroleum-like substance. This article originally appeared on OutwardOn.com as “The government is using...

Google Brain starts an information war between AI

The experiment involved two AI trying to communicate with one another without a third AI discovering what information they passed between one another....

“Jacuzzi of Despair” is the headline of the day

There’s an area at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico where everything goes to die that scientists are calling the “Jacuzzi of Despair.” They say water seeped into...

Stephen Hawking worried that AI will kill us all

On Wednesday, Stephen Hawking warned, “The rise of powerful AI will be either the best or the worst thing ever to happen to humanity.”...

Pregnant robot gives birth so we should all give up

Did the nerds finally perfect their sex robots to the point that they're Cylons? ...

Boeing v. SpaceX in a race to Mars

Do humans really need to make it to Mars? Space X and Boeing seem to think so – Elon Musk’s privatized space operation and the company that helped the United States of...

EU vote on Paris Agreement seals the deal on climate change

In October, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to ratify the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. ...

Study confirms dogs understand what you’re saying, and how you say it

There's been a long-standing belief among dog owners that our furry little friends "get" what we're saying, and are particularly adept at gauging our emotions. ...

Uber launches first fleet of self-driving taxis in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh and looking to hail a cab? Then you might be able to take part in something historic, as ride-sharing company Uber has just launched its first fleet of self-driving...

Stopping Zika virus a “huge challenge,” according to disease experts

As the Zika virus continues its migration into the US via Puerto Rico and Florida, disease experts in Southeast Asia have warned it may be almost impossible to contain....