Triton submarines is the biggest name in deep-sea exploration submersibles, having built the extraordinary DSV Limiting Factor, a "deep-sea elevator" capable of popping down to the bottom of the Mariana Trench several times a week for extended visits
For example, a deficiency in selenium can lead to decreased T-cell and neutrophil function, two types of white blood cells needed for immunity against viruses, says a 2004 report in Trends in Microbiology.
The results of a first human trial testing a gene therapy for complete color blindness have been published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. The research suggests the experimental gene therapy is safe, and potentially efficacious, opening the door t
Being able to eat whatever we want and still stay slim is many people's dream come true. And while it still remains firmly in fantasy territory for now, new research may have brought it a step closer to reality. By blocking a gene in certain immune
A Florida team working with the US Air Force claims that it's built and tested an experimental model of a rotating detonation rocket engine, which uses spinning explosions inside a ring channel to create super-efficient thrust.
If you want your mind read, there are two options. You can visit a psychic or head to a lab and get strapped into a room-size, expensive machine that'll examine the electrical impulses and blood moving through the brain.
About a year ago, we got a firsthand look at Unitree's Laikago quadruped robot. And while it was impressive, it also packed a US$45,000 price tag. Now, though, the Chinese company has announced a new model that costs less than 10,000 bucks.
America's meat processing crisis, mainly triggered by labor shortages and plant closings due to coronavirus spread, is set to unleash a new wave of automation across plants to ease labor and health woes.
The best and simplest cure for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) might just be going outside, as natural sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) rays that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) science and technology advisor William Bryan says easily destro
If there are two forms of transportation that millionaires like, those would be Learjets and limos – the one-off "Learmousine" is a mix of both. Should your pockets be as deep as it is long, the bizarre vehicle could soon be yours.
Just last month, China's air mobility company EHang announced plans to fly into Europe and set up shop in Seville, Spain. Now the firm has partnered with the City of Hezhou in Guangxi Province, China, to build a tourism-focused terminal for its air t
The Swarm-Probe Enabling ATEG Reactor, or SPEAR, is a nuclear electric propulsion spacecraft that uses a new, lightweight reactor moderator and advanced thermoelectric generators (ATEGs) to greatly reduce overall core mass.
Solar cells are constantly improving on the road to maximum efficiency. Now, three records have been broken by two different devices, including one that pushes the highest overall solar conversion efficiency towards the 50-percent mark.
The human toll of COVID-19 is unlikely to approach even a mean fraction of the pain visited on humanity in the first quarter of the 20th century. But what about the stories we tell about our global institutions, our shared values, and our own orthodo
Virgin Orbit continues to edge closer to its objective of firing satellites into space form an airborne 747, this time completing an end-to-end launch rehearsal designed to put all of its systems through their paces.
Back in early 2018, Samuel Mello Medeiros launched a project on Kickstarter aimed at giving old film cameras some modern relevance. The I'm Back attachment added a digital image sensor and touchscreen display to 35-mm film cameras of old, and now the
NASA is exploring the potential of building an enormous radio telescope on the far side of the Moon in a vast, hollowed-out crater. The telescope's reflector would be comprised of a 1-km (0.6-mile) diameter wire mesh that would be pulled into place
REE's quiet plans for world automotive industry domination are coming along quite nicely, thank you. This Israeli company's revolutionary approach to vehicle development upends all traditional approaches and offers some huge advantages moving into th
Technocracy's poster child, Elon Musk, explores outer space by targeting Mars and inner space by targeting your brain. Neuralink is insanely invasive and pushes the unknown, but Musk intends to bring his first product to market this year. ? TN Ed
Researchers at the University of Southern California looking to crack the renewable energy storage problem have developed a new version of a redox flow battery from inexpensive and readily-available materials.
Graphene may be versatile, but there's one thing it's not all that good at – dispersing in water. Now, researchers at Umeå University have found a relatively simple way to do it. Graphene oxide is a different form of the material that can make
From Wikipedia: In medicine, a nebulizer (American English) or nebuliser (British English) is a drug delivery device used to administer medication in the form of a mist inhaled into the lungs. Nebulizers are commonly used for the treatment of asthma,
Vitamins C and D are finally being adopted in the conventional treatment of novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. This fortunate turn of events is likely to save thousands of lives, while keeping health care costs down
This prototype was constructed with a 10' x 10' EZ Up canopy. The connecting pieces were taken apart and then reassembled to the approximate size of a Queen bed. The legs of the canopy were wire tied to the legs of the bed for stability. Phifer alumi
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to better explain what happened when the latest full-scale Starship prototype failed during one of its first tests, while later revealing the rocket engines set to power a future prototype's first flight.
With the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, there have been many who have suggested a good night's sleep as a way to boost your immune system to protect you from the infection. Sleep is vital, and there are several reasons why.