Muscle Pushes Science

An Ohio CrossFit affiliate says an academic study got stats about injury rates in the popular workout program wrong. And it’s suing the researchers…


Two 30-centimetre-long Earth-observing CubeSats were released from the International Space Station in February. Photo: Nature Magazine.

Cube Satellites prove their scientific power

In the hands of America’s brightest undergraduates, cube satellites; milk carton-sized space instruments have found room on recent launches to demonstrate their unique strengths….


Image Credit: 3D model of graphene sheet via Shutterstock.

Graphene’s Love Affair with Water

“Our ultimate goal is to make a filter device that allows a glass of drinkable water made from seawater after a few minutes of…


Photo: Radiation in the Environment around the Damaged Fukushima Daiichi NPS. Courtesy of Jerry Cuttler.

Crowdscouring Radiation Measurement on BC Coast

“People along the British Columbia coast are being asked to step in where governments in Canada and the U.S. have not — to measure…


Photo: Lawrence Livermore National Labs

Nuclear fusion @ National Ignition Facility?

“Researchers at a laboratory in California say they’ve had a breakthrough in producing fusion reactions with a giant laser. The success comes after years…


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Moby on Electric Cars

Techno-progressive musician Moby breaks down the electric car battery with “The Science Table” host Reichart Von Wolfsheild and Tesla battery designer Rob Ferber.


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Google and AGI

Shane Legg, one of the founders of DeepMind, forecasts the creation of “a system with basic vision, basic sound processing, basic movement control, and…


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$5 Billion Tesla Gigafactory to Start Bidding War

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA)’s plan to build what co-founder Elon Musk bills as the world’s largest battery factory could not only shake up the…


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Using The Power Of Brain Waves To Prevent Car And Plane Hijackings

Plane hijackings may be prevented by using BRAIN WAVE BIOMETRICS “to achieve continuous or on-demand authentication for users – whether an automobile driver or…


Photo: Planet Labs

Tiny Satellites That Could Have Found the Plane Within Hours

A company called Planet Labs is in the process of activating a squadron of tiny satellites that they released from the International Space Station…