Scientists in Oregon take first step towards ‘designer babies’ by editing human embryo DNA

By Mike Wehner The topic of editing human DNA is one that has led to heated debate within the scientific, research, and medical communities for some time now. The...

You’re not crazy – science proves talking to yourself is great for stress relief

By Mike Wehner Do you talk to yourself? If you don't, and you're stressed out, it might be something to consider. New research shows that, despite the stigma and...

First prototype of NASA’s deep space habitat will be made of recycled Space Shuttle...

By Mike Wehner Sending astronauts to Mars and beyond is something that's definitely on the minds of both NASA and other space agencies around the world, but before any...

Here’s how NASA will use jets to make next month’s solar eclipse last longer

By Mike Wehner For you and I, the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21st will be a pretty stunning spectacle — as long as the weather cooperates and...

This is the new megarocket engine that will take astronauts to Mars and beyond

By Mike Wehner When researchers, scientists, and NASA itself talks about the possibility of sending astronauts on manned missions to Mars and other deep space destinations, it's with the...

Science says money does buy happiness, but not in the way you think

By Mike Wehner You've probably heard it a million times, but the old adage that “money can't buy happiness” might actually be completely false. A new study published in...

Elon Musk throws shade at Zuckerberg, says Facebook boss doesn’t understand AI

By Mike Wehner Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have a lot in common. Both were founding members of incredibly successful companies, are rich beyond measure thanks to those companies,...

New nanomaterial promises batteries that charge in seconds

By Mike Wehner Despite often annoying us with shorter-than-ideal lifespans and the occasional explosion, modern rechargeable batteries are actually quite remarkable, especially when you consider the power they're able...

This massive fish species was somehow only just discovered

By Mike Wehner Researchers regularly remind us that the world's oceans are still hiding some truly remarkable secrets, but when we imagine new species of ocean life it's usually...