Tag archive for ‘science’
By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, March 24th, 2012

REKALL – False Memory Induction

If you ever need to identify a mad scientist just ask him or her for their scifi movie collection and it will tell you all you need to know. Take Mark Mayford of the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego who – More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Blue-Color Robots are coming to Hospitals in the US and UK

Robots have already staked out a place in the health-care world—from surgical droids that can suture a wound better than the human hand to “nanobots” that can swim in the bloodstream. But the stage More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
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Woolly Mammoths to be Cloned by Scientists

Why you would want to clone and revive an extinct species is beyond me, but scientists are seriously working to clone mammoths. I think humans are getting a little freaky and out of hand with this mixing of gene More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Why your keyboard influences your mood

People responsible for naming new products, brands, and companies might do well to consider the potential advantages of consulting their keyboards and choosing the ‘right’ name.  More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Star Wars like war theater may be well upon us

If you’ve been following this site you know DARPA is tireless in funding, researching and developing the ultimate SciFi gadgets. And so Darpa’s interest in laser technology is no surprise, but their More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Prosthetics That Can Feel

This is great news for people who are in need, the future of humanity may depend on joining the machines to keep up or be left behind. One step closer to a cyborg future. Prosthetics that are controlled by direct More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, February 17th, 2012

The Headless Chicken Solution

You think putting “human-derived gelatin” into marshmallows, candy and other desserts is disgusting? Messing around with pig stem cells so it produces human blood is cruel? Engineering a stock of sheeps, pigs More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Quadrotors And a Lot of Them

Where’s John Connor when you need him cause these nano quadrotors from the University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Laboratory can fly in some pretty stunning formations. But are d*mn scary too. You might remember More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Cyber Rats

Scientists in Israel have just installed a cybernetic brain into a rat. This was all done externally and the rat’s cerebellum was not harmed, only disabled through the use of electrodes. The “brain” More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Undercover E. coli

E.coli bugs Carrying secret and coded messages behind enemy lines no longer depend on tiny skin-like microfilms or USB-cigarettes. That is, if Manuel Palacios, a chemist at Tufts University in Medford Massachusetts, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Snails Survive Bird Stomach

Scientists in Japan have found that snails eaten by birds are able to survive the animal’s digestive tract and emerge — on the other end — alive in the waste droppings. Tornatellides boeningi Ninja More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, June 24th, 2011

SpongeBob SquarePants Mushroom

We all know SpongeBob; the star of an eponymous television cartoon series which began in 1999, who wears a short pair of square, brown trousers, and lives in the fictional locality of Bikini Bottom. Funny dude and More...