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Transistor breakthrough brings liquid computers closer to reality

In a step towards creating a new class of electronics that look and feel like soft, natural organisms, mechanical engineers at Carnegie Mellon …

Making the magical sound of Disney's Maleficent

Posted June 8, 2014 by Asbjoern Andersen in Film sound<p>Another great feature from The SoundWorks Collection: Supervising Sound Editor and Sound …

Nathan Smith – One Prop at a Time

Nathan Smith is Sound Design Supervisor at Dallas,Texas based Gearbox Software. He has worked in TV, films including “The King of Kong” and video …

A Completely Level Floor Made from 400 Individual Ceramic Tiles

The entrance to the Manchester showroom for Casa Ceramica Tiles has been generating buzz online for its trippy pattern. Made from 400 individual …

Sound Design: How I Do What I Do - Part II

WD is developing 40TB hard drives powered by microwaves

Western Digital (WD) may have lost a bid to buy Toshiba's flash memory technology, but is still hard at work on its bread-and-butter hard drives. The company has unveiled a breakthrough called microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) that will allow ever-higher disk capacities, up to 40TB by …

Microwaves

Ion Thruster Prototype Breaks Records in Tests, Could Send Humans to Mars

A thruster that's being developed for a future NASA mission to Mars broke several records during recent tests, suggesting that the technology is on …

Inside Stargate Command: New Streaming Platform for 'Stargate Origins'

NEW YORK — Stargate fans, dust off those chevrons! new series "Stargate Origins" is launching this fall, but will be available only on MGM's new …

Planet 9 Might Be an Immigrant

In a new paper, Caltech researchers Michael Brown and Konstantin Batygin put some constraints on the possible existence of Planet 9, which they …

Astronomy

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Making Edible Gelatin Robots That Can Function Inside Your Body

In the near future, you may be able to eat a robot that will heal you or provide nutrients.<p>It may sound like science fiction, but researchers are …

Graphene speaker creates sound through heat, not vibrations

Pretty much every speaker works with a membrane that physically vibrates, distorting the air in specific patterns to generate sound waves. But now, …

Ponder the multiverse in this clip from 'The Man in the High Castle' season 3

So far, New York Comic Con has been very kind to fans of Philip K. Dick, the legendary science fiction author whose works inspired popular (and …

Blade Runner

Explore Philip K. Dick's crazy futures in 'Electric Dreams' trailer

Amazon is no stranger to sci-fi author Philip K. Dick's somewhat skewed vision of the future, having found success with <i>The Man in the High Castle</i> and its alternative history timeline. The company teased its new anthology series based on the author's work, <i>Electric Dreams</i>, this past August, but now …

Science Fiction

Mutable Instruments Retires Clouds Eurorack Module

Mutable Instruments’ <b>Olivier Gillet</b> today that he’s retiring <b>Clouds</b> – the company’s popular granular texture synthesizer module.<p>Clouds joins the …

CBS will stream nine ‘Star Trek’ episodes this year instead of eight

This week, CBS shared some more positive All Access subscription numbers thanks to <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> and announced that it would be extending the first chapter of season one by one episode. The initial plan was to air eight episodes as part of the first chapter and the remaining seven episodes of …

Amazon announces three new sci-fi shows for its streaming service

Thanks to the likes of HBO and Netflix, we’re living in a golden age of television. Whether you’re a fan nostalgia-driven horror, gritty crime …

Science Fiction

Brainworx release bx_console E channel strip

bx_console_e_screen.png Channel strip plug-in emulates E Series SSL with G Series featuresPlug-in developers Brainworx have released bx_console E — a …

MetaLimbs gives you an extra pair of robotic hands

Based at the University of Tokyo, researchers at the Inami Laboratory saw our limited number of limbs as a problem they could engineer a solution to. …

Russian scientists develop world's first quantum-proof blockchain

A major Russian bank has successfully tested a blockchain that cannot be hacked - even by a quantum computer.<p>Russian computer scientists have …

binaural_jit by Kasper Fangel Skov: Free Max for Live Binaural Spatialisation

If you've ever wanted to have 3D sound features in Ableton Live, binaural_jit by Kasper Fangel Skov is the answer. It's a free set of flexible Max …

Listen with your eyes: one in five of us may 'hear' flashes of light

A surprising number of people experience a form of sensory cross wiring in which light flashes and visual movements are ‘heard’, research finds<p>One in five people is affected by a synaesthesia-like phenomenon in which visual movements or flashes of light are “heard” as faint sounds, according to …

The Brain

A Menagerie of Animals Covered in Surreal Landscapes of Flora and Fauna by Ellen Jewett | Colossal

<p>Working with a mixture of cold porcelain and polymer atop a metal wire armature, artist Ellen Jewett (previously) creates wildly intricate …

New Ghost In The Shell Anime Announced With Original Production Team

And From The Original Production Company No Less!<p>Following the disastrous results brought about by, what many are considering a “white-washed”, live …

accSone releases crusher-X 6 for Mac & Win VST & AU with Intro Offer

accSone has announced that version 6 of the granular synthesizer plug-in <b>crusher-X</b> will be released during the upcoming synthesizer trade show …

Images: Pillars And Troopers - Sci-Fi Art From Amir Zand

This is a collection of sci-fi art from Amir Zand.<p>Zand is a freelance illustrator and concept artist from Iron. He has worked on various book covers …

Freeware Audio Plugins Database

Retrox<p>Rompler<p>709 Views Rating: 5 /5 (1 votes)<p>“RETROX is a free ROMmpler instrument based on 80’s sounds with a simple and direct interface. RETROX …

Images: Dreaming Neon - Sci-Fi Landscapes, Ships, And Robots From Ben Nicholas

This is a collection of sci-fi art from Ben Nicholas.<p>Nicholas is a hard surface artist and concept designer who has worked for Ubisoft, 343, and …

Theoretical Physicists Suggest There's a Portal Linking The Standard Model to Dark Physics

Um, what?<p>Theoretical physicists have put forward a new hypothesis that aims to connect the world of visible physics to the hidden forces of our …

Solar-powered 'skin' could make prosthetics more real

Many people try to stay out of the sun. But if a new type of solar-powered electronic skin makes its way onto prosthetics, wearers will definitely want those rays shining on their limbs.<p>Researchers are already working to create smart skin that embeds sensors that mimic the tactile feedback of human …

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