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Will nanotechnology soon allow you to 'swallow the doctor'?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine a swarm of microscopic robots, so tiny that a teaspoon can hold billions of them.<p>They are ready to be injected into the most delicate areas of a human body -- the heart and the brain -- to deliver drugs with extreme precision or work like an army of nano surgeons, operating from …

Nanotech

Canadian Physicist Says Universe Began 'Before Big Bang'

Did the universe begin before the Big Bang?<p>At least one Canadian physicist believes so. Dr. Colin Gillespie, now also a lawyer and author, has been …

Study: Too many Americans don’t believe in evolution or man-made climate change

<b>(akiyoko via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new study published in Science has alarming news about our scientific knowledge<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>January 29, 2015 8:56pm (UTC)<p>A new study published in the prestigious journal Science found that Americans are seriously misinformed when it comes to evolution, GMO foods and …

Climate Change

Space, Visualised - The Size, Scale And Make-Up Of The Universe In Pictures

Space is ridiculous.<p>Yes, it's big. That much is clear. But just how ridiculously huge isn't always obvious. This is size on the sort of scale where …

Physicists Have Built A Time Machine Simulator

This would create a paradox since you never would have been born if your grandparents never met. You've prevented your later birth, so you shouldn't exist anymore.<p>This is called the "Grandfather Paradox," and it's an infamous one among physicists.<p>Even though Einstein's famous theory of general …

Quantum Physics

See How a Tiny Moon Redecorates Saturn's Rings

Look closely at the outermost set of Saturn's rings in this picture from the Cassini orbiter, and you'll see a series of swoopy streamers pointing inward.<p>Those faint streamers are created in Saturn's F ring when a 53-mile-wide (86-kilometer-wide) moon called Prometheus dips into it. As Prometheus …

Astronomy

The Making Of Skywind Revealed In New Developer Diary Video

The development team of the highly anticipated Skywind mod that brings together two classic Elder Scrolls games Morrowind and Skyrim, has this week …

Gear & Gadgets

Game of Thrones S4E3 - Tyrion

Nintendo's Original Game Boy Turns 25

On April 21, 1989, Nintendo released the original Game Boy in Japan. It was built like a brick and rendered a mixture of black and gray pixels on a muddy green background. The console wasn’t light, slender or powerful, but it was the trigger for a new culture around video games and changed people’s …

NASA has found the first potentially habitable Earth-cousin

NASA‘s Kepler Space Telescope has made a planet-spotting breakthrough, catching sight of the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the so-called …

Artificial blood 'will be manufactured in factories'

Wellcome Trust-funded stem cell research has produced red blood cells fit for transfusion into humans, paving the way for the mass production of blood<p>It is the stuff of gothic science fiction: men in white coats in factories of blood and bones.<p>But the production of blood on an industrial scale …

Qualcomm's 2015 chips may make you regret getting a new phone this year

Thanks to Moore's Law, anybody can predict that even the most powerful smartphones and tablets coming out right now (the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy S5, for instance) will be made obsolete by whatever flagships get announced in 2015. These predictions fortunately don't have to be based off of …

The Universe in pictures: The best space photos of 2013.

Phil Plait writes <b>Slate</b>’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of <i>Death from the Skies!</i> Follow him …

Our Universe May Exist in a Multiverse, Cosmic Inflation Discovery Suggests

The first direct evidence of cosmic inflation — a period of rapid expansion that occurred a fraction of a second after the Big Bang — also supports …

As seen on #Cosmos: The next major cosmic event to affect our…

As seen on #Cosmos: The next major cosmic event to affect our galaxy, sun, and solar system: the titanic collision of our Milky Way galaxy with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy. The Milky Way is destined to get a major makeover during the encounter, which is predicted to happen four billion years from now. It is likely the sun will be flung into a new region of our galaxy, but our Earth and solar system are in no danger of being destroyed.<p>This illustration shows a stage in the predicted merger …

Victor Rogus has spent decades as an amateur astronomer, building many of his own telescopes, but his passion owes its drive to his early experiences with Halley's Comet. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/tz5a

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

• <b>Author:</b> Frank Miller and Others<p>"A NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller! Hailed as a comics masterpiece, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS is Frank Miller's (300 and SIN CITY) reinvention of the legend of Batman. It remains an undisputed classic, one of the most influential stories ever told in comics, and is a book …

Hotline Miami confirmed for PS4 with cross-buy

The original <i>Hotline Miami</i> from developer Dennaton Games is coming to PlayStation 4 systems with cross-buy capabilities for users hoping to access the neo-noir shooter on PS Vita, Devolver Digital's Nigel Lowrie told Destructoid during last week's GDC.<p>The Texas-based publisher and distributor worked …