Tag: Science

cochlear limited

Apple Enters the Hearing Aid Market With Cochlear Limited

Many of the most disruptive technological innovations came from superstar corporation Apple and its original brainchild Steve Jobs. Apple helmed many groundbreaking technologies over the years. As of late, the tech giant has diversified its...
stop aging

Researchers may Have Found a way to Stop Aging in its Tracks

Humanity has long been obsessed with delaying or stopping the inevitability of death. You can find tons of examples: the morbid stories of Dracula and Elizabeth Bathory, the Picture of Dorian Gray, or the Philosopher’s...

NASA Searches out a Planetary Protector for Earth

The world has yet to find its Universal Defender--you know, like Buzz Lightyear? Though it might sound like fake news, NASA has begun a search to find someone to serve as a planetary protector for...
drug approval

FDA Drug Approval and a Lack of Long-Term Studies

Edgy Labs interviews Kira Mills, a McNair Scholar with a focus on Organic Chemistry from Texas A&M University of Commerce, to discuss the FDA and their perceived lack of long-term studies. EL: As a scientific...
solar powered condenser

Solar Powered Condenser Turns Ambient Humidity into Drinking Water

MIT and UC-Berkeley Scientists recently demonstrated a new device designed to collect water straight from ambient air using only solar power. This water harvester can even pull moisture in desert climates where humidity is...
black hole

This Week in Space: 5 Things you Need to Know

The following is a wrap-up of the latest space stories, breakthroughs, and discoveries. Just biding your time while you wait to join the first colonists to a new planet? Us, too. 1. NASA Invests in 22...
nanostructures

Once Forgotten, Bone-like Nanostructures Mitigate Metal Fatigue

As we plunge forth into Industry 4.0, we discover new ways to take advantage of our existing infrastructures. Nature is often inspiration, but what's more uncommon is rediscovering lost knowledge. As we use our...
belief systems

Challenging People’s Belief Systems Impacts Deep Learning

New research suggests that changing a particular belief can affect one's assurance in other firmly held beliefs. As we learn more about the human model for learning, how will that affect the way we...