It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of “Star Trek” than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.
Antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” are on track to kill more people than cancer, the UK’s chief financial minister will warn Thursday.
When asked to name a poison, people may well think of cyanide, arsenic or strychnine. But these are not the most toxic substances known.
These brain scans were done back in 2014. Since that time, Carhart-Harris and his colleagues have been pouring over this unprecedented trove of data.
Two schools of economic thinking have for many years been engaged in a debate about the potential effects of automation on jobs, employment and human activity
The principle goal of the Alchemists was (and is) the production of the lapis philosophorum; the philosopher’s stone or stone of the wise.
A 17th century manuscript written by Sir Isaac Newton was purchased at a Bonhams auction in Pasadena, California by the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF), after spending decades locked away in a private collection.
Panel discussion challenges the rhetoric that national security requires that governments can access individual communications.
Provigil was initially created to treat narcolepsy and other sleep disorders like sleep apnea, and shift-work sleep disorder, but off-label use has skyrocketed by about 74 percent in recent years,
The FBI wants to classify its new “alternate” method of unlocking the suspected San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, keeping it secret even from Apple itself, according to new reporting.
So let’s get back to electromagnetivity, shall we? In researching what is happening in the world, I came across the Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt in Exmouth, Australia
(Originally posted at Gods & Radicals) In my article from two weeks ago I discussed how the internet is threatening the supremacy of corporate media, particularly broadcast media, along with how this is…
Today, we can kiss reality goodbye. Stanford, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and Max Planck Institute for Informatics unveiled their latest project and it’s very scary.
In this video Luke Rudkowski documents the biggest legal change in privacy law that will have a profound affect on the American way of life.
Our modern world is based on semiconductors. In addition to your computer, cellphones and digital cameras, semiconductors are a critical component of a growing number of devices.
TRIPLE junctions are places where three tectonics plates meet. In this day and age one would assume we would know exactly how plate tectonics work and what exactly is in the core of the Earth, but that is not the case.
It is impossible to discuss what is happening in our society without discussing technology. Technology is something that most people use, but don’t really know anything about.
Yes that’s right. Loretta Lynch, The United States Attorney General, hopes that Apple will finally see the light and comply with the demands of a Federal Court order.
The insidious, distracting suck of the Internet has become seemingly inescapable. Calling us from our pockets, lurking behind work documents, it’s merely a click away.
Nikola Tesla, the genius inventor responsible for many modern technologies, may have attempted to communicate with aliens. He also might have submitted a patent for a flying saucer aircraft, but with the FBI seizure of his papers after his death, any evidence has gone missing.
NASA’s “Unexplained Files” gained a lot of attention this week with the release of “moon music” heard on Apollo 10. However, most of what you’ve heard isn’t true.
Thanks to sloppy reporting, fear-mongering, conflicts of interest, and algorithmic decisions, Zika – a once-upon-a-time unpopular and relatively benign virus – has quickly become a rising star of menace and malformations.
Surely by now you have seen the videos of cats reacting to cucumbers. It’s a phenomenon that went viral during summer of 2015. Hundreds of cat owners tried it out for themselves and uploaded their results to the internet.
Remotely sensed images can be valuable information sources for the public, such as journalists and their readership. High-resolution imagery of places in the news have been used extensively to bring world events to the doorsteps of the public.
Rumors were flying through the blogosphere this winter: physicists at the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) may finally have directly detected gravitational waves