An Artificial Jellyfish Made Of Rat Heart Cells

Bioengineer Kevin Kit Parker of Harvard University and his team of scientists at the California Institute of Technology have successfully created a “jellyfish-like creature,” what they call a Medusoid, out of rat heart cells and a silicone film. The “creature” moves thanks to a pulsating electric current generated in its saltwater tank. Watch the above video …

Zombie Bobby, A Short Horror Comedy

Ingrid loves Bobby, even though he’s a bit shy. And dead. And a zombie. Check out their crazy antics in this short Swedish film by Paprika Produktioner, and see why you probably shouldn’t leave bottles of mysterious pink liquid sitting around in your apartment. Or maybe you should…

Black Hole Time Machine

Could A Kerr Black Hole Be Used To Travel Through Time?

Common knowledge tells us that a journey into a black hole ends, well, badly. That’s because its center — the singularity — is an infinitely dense region of space-time, from which nothing can escape. But, as our twisted universe would have it, there’s actually a certain type of theoretical black hole that may lack a …

Mars Rover Landing Game

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Lands On Xbox Live

NASA’s really playing up their excitement for Curiosity’s arrival on Mars next month, and why wouldn’t they? For the spectating EDL engineers, it’ll be an intense seven minutes of nail-biting trepidation. They’ve already released a dramatic video presentation to help themselves cope. But, wanting to amp up the mission’s exposure even more, today NASA released a free …