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Startup developing brain prostethic for memory loss

Startup Developing Brain Prostethic for Memory Loss

A startup by the name of Kernel has revealed its plans to develop a brain prosthetic intended to help people with Alzheimer’s, dementia, those who have had a serious injury of the brain, stroke, or other conditions which have affected their memory. If Kernel succeeds in its mission, one day in the near future surgeons…

Pubspace: nasa gives public access to cutting edge science

PubSpace: NASA Gives Public Access to Cutting Edge Science

Fellow science nerds rejoice! Now if you google some amazing new research paper you heard about, you may actually be able to access it without paying way more money than you can justify spending to read a single article. At least, you’ll be able to if that research was funded by NASA. Even including research…

Mit robot can help deliver your baby

MIT Robot Can Help Deliver Your Baby

The Robot Did What? It may sound alarming, but these robots don’t actually come in contact with babies or patients for that matter. So, could it be beneficial? Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been studying for the past two years to see if robots can be more than a helpful hand. Experiments…

Nasa’s juno probe closes in on jupiter

NASA’s Juno Probe Closes in on Jupiter

After five years of travel, Juno will finally make its approach to Jupiter sooner than you think. NASA’s Juno probe is set to enter Jupiter’s Orbit on July 4 to get an extraordinary first look at our solar system’s largest planet. It will be the second spacecraft in history to orbit Jupiter. Juno’s Quest to…

4 new elements on the periodic table get names

4 New Elements on the Periodic Table Get Names

Did you know you talk funny when you breathe helium? He He He. Or did you hear that oxygen and magnesium are going out? I was like O Mg. If you didn’t smile or laugh at any of those jokes then that means all the good chemistry jokes argon. If you gave up those silly…

Three earth-like planets found in the orbit of a dwarf star

Three Earth-Like Planets Found in the Orbit of a Dwarf Star

Scientists have discovered three earth like and potentially habitable planets in the orbit of a dwarf star named Trappist-1. Scientists have determined the possibility that these planets may be habitable by observing the orbit of these three planets. As the planets orbit, the star blinks and dims out of view and this dimming is used…

Researchers accidentally make crude light sabers

Researchers Accidentally Make Crude Light Sabers

Star Wars geeks may not have to wait much longer to get their hands on real-life light sabers. A joint effort between the physicists of Harvard University and those of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has unearthed a way to solidify light. According to Harvard physics professor Mikhail Lukin, this new technology is a theoretical…

‘mythbusters’ trio dropped from show

‘MythBusters’ Trio Dropped From Show

The popular trio of Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, and Tory Bellici have busted their last myths. On the season finale of Mythbusters’ 14th season, it was announced that after over a decade of explosions these fan favorites will no longer be part of the show. Mythbusters Drops Kari, Grant, and Tory Co-host Adam Savage said…

Rats falsely accused of black death, everything you know is wrong!

Rats Falsely Accused Of Black Death, EVERYTHING YOU KNOW IS WRONG!

Rats. Indiana Jones hates them. They turn out to be NOT such great little companions if you live in the Harry Potter universe. And they helped spread the Black Plague. Or did they? With a burial site of plague victims unearthed and scientists looking a little closer at the bones, it seems the rats and…

Futuristic sci-fi gadgets someone needs to invent asap

Futuristic Sci-Fi Gadgets Someone Needs to Invent ASAP

Everyone knows that science fiction can influence actual science and technology, as with Star Trek’s communicators possibly inspiring the cell phone. Unfortunately some of the cooler aspects of sci-fi might always remain fictional, existing only as plastic props or CGI. Neverthless, we can always hold out hope, and here are a few of the futuristic…

What does a tree trunk sound like played as a record?

What Does a Tree Trunk Sound Like Played as a Record?

Every fifth-grade science student learns about the rings on a tree, and how they visually demonstrate the tree’s annual growth. While this knowledge might be the height of most people’s interest in dendrochronology, the science of dating trees by their rings, Austrian artist Bartholomäus Traubeck offers a striking new way to interpret growth rings: through…