We're not done with anatomy. We know a tremendous amount about genomics, proteomics and cell biology, but as Diane Kelly makes clear at TEDMED, there are basic facts about the human body we're still learning. Case in point: How does the mammalian ere
Revolutionary Star-trek inspired 'ion propulsion' plane engine with no moving parts is unveiled by MIT researchers (and it actually flies)
In real life, you don't just see and hear things – you also smell them.
The CIA's covert Project MKUltra was instituted in hopes of manipulating Russian spies to spill secrets. Officially sanctioned in 1953 (though trials began earlier), for two decades the US government secretly dosed a range of unsuspecting mental he
Instead of fading away after his NFL career ended, the former player helped to develop the country's first solar city that will house up to 50,000 people.
Two thousand, three hundred years ago, Alexander The Great was surveying his battlefield and drinking water from silver urns. He knew nothing about bacteria, but he knew that silver containers have a seemingly miraculous way of keeping water fresh.
Virgin Orbit's Cosmic Girl took to the skies over Southern California on November 18, 2018 carrying a 70-ft-long (21-m) rocket for the first time. The specially modified 747-400 "flying launchpad" with the LauncherOne small-satellite booster under it
Technology has drastically changed our lives over the years.
Graphene Leaders Canada has its new GLC+™ WATER TECHNOLOGIES PLATFORM. The platform offers a disruptive solution to water pollution and remediation and is based on years of expertise in graphene solutions work with a keen focus in water filtration.
After over a decade of development, the world's first full-body medical scanner has produced its first images. The groundbreaking imaging device is almost 40 times faster than current PET scans and can capture a 3D picture of the entire human body in
Taken from an historic conversation on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast. Elon talks about the future of AI, our survival as a species, and the sombre reality of being in his shoes.
Thin nanotube films effectively stop dendrites that grow naturally from unprotected lithium metal anodes in batteries.
All SpaceX rocket development decisions are to accelerate the earliest completion of the SpaceX BFR.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recruited a ZTE telecom company, which has ties to the Chinese government, to implement a social credit system through its ration cards as a way to deal with his country's poverty due to bad socialist policies.
What does innovation look like without the pressures of commercial success?
The Silicon Quantum Electronics Workshop will have 200 researchers sharing insights and technology advancements about building the world's first silicon quantum computer.
DARPA Photonics in the Package for Extreme Scalability (PIPES) program, seeks faster computers by developing high-bandwidth optical signaling technologies for digital microelectronics.
People say that content on their social media feeds makes them angry–which is exactly what social media companies want.
Elon Musk announced that the Boring Company completed the LA/Hawthorne tunnel. The tunneling machine broke through to the other side.
The day of clean, limitless energy from nuclear fusion has taken another step closer thanks to China's Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST).
After a decade of development Aurora Flight Sciences has finally unveiled Odysseus, its full-scale, solar-powered, autonomous aircraft designed to stay in the air for months at a time.
Japanese researchers at the Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) research center have developed a prototype humanoid robot, the HRP-5P, designed to autonomously perform heavy labor in hazardous environments.
Stephen Jurczyk, NASA's associate administrator, told Business Insider at The Economist Space Summit that NASA will think about retiring Space Launch System (SLS) if SpaceX BFR or Blue Origin New Glenn are online.
A joint program by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA)/ US Army Operational Fires (OpFires) has picked a total of three defense companies to develop and demonstrate a novel ground-launched system enabling hypersonic boost-glide weapo
DARPA, a top-secret and very controversial US army research lab, is behind a raft of shocking futuristic weapons – and many of their space-age creations are ready to be deployed at any moment
The active layer of the skin is composed of carbon nanotubes (illustrated here) dispersed in a polymer(Credit: blazinek28/Depositphotos)
HRP-5P succeeded in handling heavy materials without human support.
Angelo Codevilla talks with Lew Rockwell about what's in store for us.
Initial launch of 4,425 satellites to be followed by 7,518 closer to the ground.
XB-1 is the first independently developed supersonic jet. It is a one-third scale version of 55 passenger jet. If all goes well $6 billion will be raised to build commercial supersonic passenger jets. Boom Aerospace wants the 55 passenger versions to