SpaceX’s “Final” Falcon 9 Test Flight Won’t Actually Be Its Last

A few extra test flights seems like a small price to pay for keeping crew members safe.

10 hours ago

As Self-Driving Cars Hit Roadblocks, Autonomous Boats Could Take Traffic Off The Streets

3D printed, driverless boats could provide taxi and shipping services in river cities.

11 hours ago

3D Printed Sugar Scaffolds Could Help Grow Organs, Then Dissolve Away

This marks another sweet victory for the future of medicine.

14 hours ago

Cute, Brainless, Self-Propelled Robots Could Someday Move Around Inside Animals

The self-organized movement of the little scamps gives insight into how microbes navigate.

May 23, 2018

A Simple Beam of Light Could Catch Zika-Infected Mosquitoes

The diagnostic technique is way faster than most tools we have right now.

May 23, 2018

Why Live on Earth When You Can Live in a Hole on Mars? No, Really.

We might not have any other choice.

May 23, 2018

Facebook Wants To Protect Your Nudes By Storing them as a “Digital Fingerprint”

The company would automatically delete compromising images if someone else uploaded them.

May 23, 2018

If DARPA Wants To Stop Deepfakes, They Should Talk To Facebook And Google

The two tech giants’ AI research helps make deceptive media possible.

May 23, 2018

Smart Prosthetic Devices Create Natural Motion by Predicting Movement

No more hours repeating the same motions over and over.

May 23, 2018

Unexplained “Sonic Attacks” Were Reported In China. Here’s What We Know.

Sonic attacks or insecticide?

May 23, 2018

Google’s Call-Making AI Has Some Competition From Microsoft

And Microsoft's bot is already out in the world.

May 23, 2018

Explosive and Comedic Electrical Education by Electroboom

Mehdi Sadaghdar runs Electroboom, a Youtube channel that shows off the fun, and occasionally dangerous sides of engineering.

May 23, 2018

When Governments Cook The GDP Books, Satellite Images Can Keep Them In Check

If a country says its economy is suddenly booming, a satellite can see what’s really going on.

May 16, 2018

Goldman Sachs Just Launched A New Cryptocurrency

It might start to replace the dollar. But, then again, it might not.

May 16, 2018

Crypto Is “Taking us Back to the 1830s?” Here’s What That Fed Branch President Means.

Crypto is no better than pre-Civil War banknotes, he claims.

May 16, 2018

FedEx Wants To Track Packages On The Blockchain, So You’ll Know Exactly Who Dropped Your Stuff

According to CEO Fred Smith, it's a case of adapt or go extinct.

May 15, 2018

How Finance Began 4000 Years Ago, And Why Blockchain Will Completely Change It

Could blockchain change how states and citizens interact?

May 14, 2018

The Next Blockchain Revolution? Crypto-Powered Beer Vending Machines

We'll take a cold one...on the blockchain?

May 11, 2018

Futurism Employees React to Their Facebook Data Secrets

We downloaded our co-worker’s Facebook data. They’re about to learn what we found.

May 10, 2018