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Students Design A Bee Drone That Helps With Cross-Pollination

02/16/2017, Bees aren’t just good for producing honey, but they are also essentially in helping to pollinate crops. Apparently they help to pollinate as much as $15 billion worth of crops in the US each year, and that’s a lot. However the population of bees is...

NASA Uses Pressure-Sensitive Paint To Test Their Rockets

01/29/2017, Sending rockets up into space is an expensive process which is why it is incredibly heartbreaking to see when sometimes rockets fail to launch, or something goes wrong halfway. While there could be a number of reasons why rockets fail to take off or fail...

Amazon Will Send Your Kids Science Toys For $20 A Month

01/25/2017, If you’re hoping to cultivate interest in topics like science for your kids, then you might be interested to learn that Amazon has launched what they are calling STEM Club, which is basically a subscription service in which at $20 a month, Amazon will...

Researchers Develop A ‘Soft Robot’ That Helps Your Heart Beat

01/19/2017, We’ve seen how robots can be used in factories to automate tasks and lift heavy objects. We’ve also seen how it can be used to help humans move parts of their bodies that they can’t. We’ve also seen robots being used to educate kids on coding, so...

Researchers Build Flame Retardants Into Batteries

01/16/2017, Seeing a lithium-ion battery expand and explode is a scary thing. Especially when you consider that lithium-ion batteries are commonly found in mobile devices like our smartphones that we either typically keep in our pockets or in our bags where they are...

Scientists Use Salmonella To Treat Brain Tumors

01/11/2017, Science is amazing because sometimes what was previously thought to be dangerous or bad can be turned into something useful or good. Take salmonella for example, a bacterial disease that is typically associated with eating undercooked or raw food such as...

Bill & Melinda Gates Back Implant To Prevent HIV Infection

01/02/2017, While Bill Gates might be known as being one of Microsoft’s co-founders, over the years he has slowly transitioned away from that image to being that of a humanitarian. Some of his efforts in the past have included solar-powered toilets and a machine...

Device Analyzes Your Breath To Check For Diseases

12/29/2016, As it stands the smell of your breath can be quite telling about your health, or at least certain aspects of your health. However in the future, it seems that tests for lung cancer and Parkinson’s disease could be easily determined and detected using...

Researchers Use Nanodiscs To Create Customized Cancer Treatments

12/27/2016, When you’re sick and you go to the doctor or purchase over the counter medicine, for the most part they’re quite generalized meaning that they tend to work for almost everyone. However sometimes what works well for someone might not be quite as...

Machine Learning Used To Translate Bat Speech

12/23/2016, Have you ever wondered what your pet is saying? We know that sometimes they do certain actions or make a certain noise to indicate how they are feeling, whether they are sick, sad, angry, or hungry, but it’s almost never 100% accurate and most of the...

Flickering LEDs Could Be Used To Treat Alzheimer’s

12/09/2016, There was an issue many years ago with regards to a certain episode of Pokemon on TV, in which the flashing lights shown in the show was reported to have caused seizures in some children. Basically this seemed to have imparted the idea that staring at...

Doctors Can Now Use Magnets To Sift Bacteria From Blood

12/08/2016, Have you ever done those scientific experiments in school where you pour metal filings around an object, and when you place a magnet next to it, the filings get separated from wherever it was? Wouldn’t that be useful if you could do that to the human...

SALTO Is A Robot That Can Leap Over Walls

12/07/2016, So far we have seen robots that can run insanely fast and navigate rugged terrain. This means that trying to hide from the robot uprising would be impossible as robots could basically outrun us and track us down even in remote locations. Soon it seems...