Memory manipulation has always been a hot topic in science fiction. Films like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind let us live vicariously through characters who are able to expunge painful memories or implant them at will. Who doesn’t have an embarrassing moment, a horrible tragedy, or a loss that they’d rather forget?
Turns out, Albert Einstein was right about the existence of gravitational waves. 100 years after he predicted them, we finally found them.
Researchers from the John Hopkins University will be performing the first ever kidney and liver transplant between patients diagnosed with HIV.
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recently released awesome posters of our solar system, specifically designed at getting people to journey to the stars (or at least some nearby alien planets).
Optical Single Ion Clock German physicists have managed to build the most accurate timepiece in the world.
Samsung recently unveiled Media Square. This tech allows individuals to connect multiple devices to their TV in order to swap content.
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A New Kind of Intelligence Google DeepMind has successfully navigated a 3D maze without cheating—it didn’t have access to the digital world’s internal code.
ViaSat, a US-based satellite company, has teamed up with Boeing to build three new satellites that will provide high-speed Internet to remote areas around the world.
A New Friend to Talk To While most of us are aware of Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana, its more unknown little sister, Xiaoice, is taking China’s social network by storm.
To See is To Believe According to a new study, bacteria can actually see by using themselves as camera lenses to focus light.
Five years ago, the Brain Preservation Foundation (BPF) offered a challenge to the world’s neuroscientists: Preserve a mouse brain (or a mammalian brain of equal size) for extreme long-term storage.
After months of speculation, and decades of continuous effort and hard work, scientists at LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) have finally snagged their first confirmed gravitational wave detection.
Note: This post originally contained a Live Stream of a LIGO conference, which has since ended. This video is a summary of that announcement.
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The Tetraneutron Recently, scientists in Japan uncovered the most convincing evidence to date of a tetraneutron, which is a particle with four neutrons but no proton—something that we shouldn’t see in physics.
Electric Propulsion NASA is looking into developing an electric propulsion-powered aircraft. This new kind of aircraft, if realized, would be practically silent, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly than our conventional commuter aircraft.