David Shannon

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TREKNOSIS: The Borgkeeper's Apprentices

Do bees have anything to teach us? Aside from the best way to remove stingers, or the importance of pollination? Annalee Newitz over at <i>io9</i> thinks …

How today’s technology is rapidly catching up to 'Star Trek'

In a distant part of the galaxy, 300 years in the future, Starship Enterprise Captain James T. Kirk talks to his crew via a communicator; has his medical officer assess medical conditions through a handheld device called a tricorder; synthesizes food and physical goods using his replicator; and …

Google Lunar XPrize: The world's next great space race

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. This summer, we'll travel the world and follow five of those teams' final tests and preparations. Here's a taste of what's to come.<p>When innovation stalls, sometimes it just needs a little push. A bit of force applied in the …

Space Exploration