April 7, 2014

'RoboDoc' to the rescue: NASA to send robotic doctor to space

NASA is developing a humanoid robot to perform medical procedures, including surgery, at the International Space Station and even en route to Mars. The robot, which […]
March 19, 2014

The Four Weirdest Cryptids

Studying animals that are alive and present is a difficult enough business. But cryptozoology, the speculative “science” of undiscovered, hypothetical, and quasi-legendary animals, adds the additional […]
March 17, 2014

Leprechauns: Scientifically Plausible?

On St. Patrick’s Day, the most well-known creatures of Irish folklore–the small, tricksterish, dapper-dressed leprechauns–come out of the woodwork. The distorted pop culture image of the […]
March 15, 2014

The Five Most Infamous Science Hoaxes

Everyone loves a good science fiction yarn–that is, a fictional story revolving around speculative, nonexistent science. But trying to pass off a fiction as real science […]
March 14, 2014

About 1,100 UFOs spotted in Canada last year, survey says

WINNIPEG – Two children out sledding told their parents they heard a beeping noise before seeing what looked like a flying hotel, a massive structure with […]
March 8, 2014


Residents of the Yellowknife area were awakened in the early hours of Thursday morning by a fireball that exploded in the night sky, showering the area […]
March 8, 2014

The Five Strangest Elements on the Periodic Table

The underlying concepts between the Periodic Table of Elements are kind of bizarre from the outset. After all, adding or removing a single proton in an […]
February 19, 2014

UNO grad makes the first cut to train for Mars trip

A one-way trip to Mars sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but to Lulu Ferdous, it sounds like an adventure. There’s no waver in her […]
February 15, 2014

NASA claims to have solved the mystery of the 'jelly doughnut' on Mars

Nasa has solved the mystery of a ‘jelly doughnut’ rock that appeared on the Martian surface – and says it was just a rolling stone. The […]