Robots

Japan’s Quest For Freaky, Anatomically-Correct Robots Continues Apace With Kenshiro

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Japanese scientists have spent fourteen years building a creepy robot, as part of their Fulfilling National Stereotypes Initiative.

adaptations

The Infamous Stanford Prison Experiment Is Coming To Screens

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The Stanford Prison Experiment remains controversial. But it promises to make one heck of a movie!

science

How Did This Eight-Year-Old Get 40-Pound Hands?

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Mohammad Kaleem's hands weigh twenty pounds. Each. But why?

KINECT

Forensic Scientists Can Use The Kinect To Solve Crimes

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The Kinect may not be watching your every move... but forensic scientists can use it to solve a major problem in crime scene reconstruction.

science

What We Know About Suicide, Scientifically

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Suicide is the tenth most common form of death in America... but are its causes genetic?

shark week

Shark Week Is Still A Load Of Hooey

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Shark Week continues to make fake documentaries based on interviews with by scientists they lied to. Okay!

science

Those Disgusting Cigarette Butts Might Soon Power Your Car

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Cigarettes butts, we can all agree, are disgusting. But they also might just turn out to be useful.

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

Here’s Why Facebook Is Pissed At Neil DeGrasse Tyson Over GMOs

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson took on GMOs, and the Internet is FURIOUS. Here's why.

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s Why Artificial Intelligence Will Never Kill Us All

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Ethical concerns about AI boil down to "The machines will kill us all!" But that will never actually happen: Here's why.

Space

NASA’s Latest Space Drive Breaks The Laws Of Physics

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A great man once said: "You cannae break the laws of physics!" Turns out, though, you might be able to.

mars

NASA Will Test A Potential Terraforming Tool On Mars

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We might be taking the first step to moving to Mars for good.

STEM CELLS

Failed Stem Cell Treatment Sees Patient Growing A Nose In Her Spine

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Stem cells are still something we're experimenting with and struggling to understand. Just ask the lady who grew a nose inside her spine.

Space

Russian Scientists Fire Gecko Orgy Into Space, And Now Can’t Find It

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Russia, in the course of performing valuable research on how lizards do it in space, lost the satellite said lizards were on. Yes, really.

science

The Golden Age Of Television Is Making Us All Fat, Says Science

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A new study says people tend to eat more during engaging, quality programming.

Sex

Science: Casual Sex Is Good For You, If You Want It

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If you think casual sex is a good thing, it might actually be a good thing.

#Facebook

Science: Facebook Makes You More Likely To Get Divorced

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Facebook might be wrecking your marriage. Or, rather, giving you the handy tools you need to wreck your marriage!

science

We May Choose Our Friends Based On Shared Genetics

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According to new research, you only think your friends are cool because they're kinda like you genetically.

science

A Baby Believed To Be Cured Of HIV Now Has HIV

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In 2013, it seemed that a baby had been cured of HIV. Sadly, now, not so much.

turkmenistan

Scientists Zipline Over The Door To Hell To Study Microbes

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Meet the scientific team that ziplines across the Door To Hell, all to find out if anything's living in it.


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