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Low Cost Robotics From igus: Affordable, Flexible

It is hard to imagine any industry that hasn’t been profoundly affected by robotics. Since the early 1960s, the manufacturing industry has made use of…

Implantable Artificial Kidney Could Eliminate Need for Dialysis

Worldwide, an estimated 200 million people have chronic kidney disease. Treatment options for patients are dialysis or a kidney transplant. The patients are treated with…

Flat Earth? Self-Taught Rocket Scientist Plans to Prove It

A man in California who believes that the Earth is flat plans to launch a homemade rocket to prove that he is right. “Mad” Mike…

World Scientists Sign A Terrifying “Warning to Humanity”

In 1992, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and more than 1700 prominent scientists, including the majority of living Nobel laureates, sent out a letter titled “World…

World’s Oldest Water Found Deep In North Pacific

A mysterious patch of water deep in the North Pacific Ocean hasn’t moved in more than 1,500 years. Covering approximately 3,728 by 1,243 miles (6,000 by 2,000 km),…

Uber Partners With NASA to Bring Flying Taxis by 2020

It won’t be long until flying taxis become a reality! Recently, Uber announced a new program called “Uber Elevate.” The company has partnered with NASA…

Brain Implant Could Boost Our Memory

It seems that nothing is impossible for our brilliant scientists. They have developed a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and…

Superbugs Pose Threat of Killing 10 Million a Year By 2050

Experts warn that if we don’t act now, strains of antibiotic-resistant superbugs could kill 10 million people a year. Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical…

Tesla Buys Machining Firm to Help With Manufacturing

Tesla’s production issues have been well documented, so the company has decided to be proactive and do something about it. The company has announced it…

Xeric Trappist-1 Moonphase Watch Gets Cosmic

NASA recently made the very significant discovery of the Trappist-1 solar system, which attracted a great deal of attention for having seven terrestrial exoplanets, of…

Grass That Tastes Like Salt and Vinegar Chips

One can only wonder why someone would taste a grass to realize that it has the flavor of salt and vinegar potato chips. But this…

Aliens on Saturn’s Icy Moon Enceladus?

New research provides evidence suggesting that life could be supported by Saturn’s icy ocean moon Enceladus. Enceladus, an icy moon of Saturn that is about…

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Can Now Do Backflips

A good bit of time has passed since we last checked up on the Atlas robot from Boston Dynamics. Back then, the bot was simply…

Massive Black Holes Lurking Close to Milky Way

According to researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), massive black holes are hiding “like monsters under your bed” in galaxies close to the Milky…

Reversible Material Helps Regulate Heat

A new reversible material might have a bright future in the wearable electronics or clothing industries. Scientists at Stanford University developed the reversible material, which…