Tag: Science

Portrait of Nikola Tesla

A Belated Birthday: Nikola Tesla’s Innovative Legacy

Yesterday was the birthday of Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest inventors of the modern era. Here we celebrate some of his greatest achievements. Nikola Tesla is one of the world's most important inventors you...
Preserved Organic Matter Found on Mars by NASA's Curiosity Rover

Preserved Organic Matter Found by Mars Curiosity Rover

After years of searching Mars for any signs that it might sustain life or might have sustained life, NASA has finally found organic matter on the Red Planet. The organic matter was reportedly discovered by...
Visualization of cogs in the shape of a human head

Snail Runner: Memory Transplants Might Soon Become a Reality

Thanks to some experiments on snails, we may not be too far off from replicant-style memory implants. No, really, Snail Runners are coming. Last week, UCLA neurobiologist David Glanzman commented on his team’s breakthrough in...
Two researchers sit at a desk studying findings related to anxiety and depression

New Study Suggests Relationship Between Memory, Anxiety, and Depression

Recent research regarding memory, anxiety, and depression expounds new parameters for their effects on everyday life. Anxiety and depression affect up to 40 million adults in the U.S (or 18.1% of the population) each year....
scientists combined two atoms with optical tweezers

Scientists Combined two Atoms Using Optical Tweezers for the First Time

For the first time, scientists were able to create a custom molecule using optical tweezers. Researchers from the Harvard University have reportedly trapped two atoms using optical tweezers before bringing them together. Thus, they triggered...
cyberbiosecurity

Why Your Cyberbiosecurity Needs Some Updating

DNA testing companies like 23andMe can show you your heritage, but at what cost? Here we'll talk about why keeping your biometrics and biological data secure is important.  As we covered last year, 23andMe also...
chameleon-like elastomer

Researchers Successfully Create Chameleon-like Artificial Skin

Researchers created a synthetic material with physical and mechanical properties similar to those of a chameleon. Invisibility, from ancient texts to contemporary literary fiction and motion arts, is usually associated with the supernatural. It's...
Kaon Decay

Hints of Rare Kaon Decay Seen at CERN

Today at a seminar at CERN, the NA62 collaboration reported the possible observation of an extremely rare kaon decay, an enormously rare event. The odds of a positively charged particle known as a kaon into...
Women in Tech

International Women’s Day: Four Badass Women in Tech

Since it's earliest days, women and girls have played a major role in the development of science and technology. This International Women's Day, we pay tribute to these badass women in tech. If it...
yayoi kusama infinity mirrors

Art in a Technological World

In a rapidly changing social and cultural environment, digital art is becoming one of the most important genres of cultural expression and innovation. Last summer, in a miraculous turn of events, I found myself in...