It’s thin, squishy, and shaped slightly like a human. It even moves a little bit. The unusual creature was found “floating along the shore” at an undisclosed beach in China on July 9, 2018. Most locals were “scared to approach,” according to the Daily Star, but as is usually the case, someone eventually rose to …
You haven’t seen any woolly mammoths hanging out around here lately, have you?
Something strange is going down in Cambodia, where reports have surfaced of genetically altered “mutant” pigs with abnormally large muscles. Images of the pigs were posted on Facebook, originating from a farm in Banteay Meanchey, Cambodia. This prompted PETA to respond. “Hulk-like pigs are the stuff of nightmares, not meals,” they wrote in a statement …
Biohybrid robots seem like the new thing in robotics. Cybernetic organisms, living tissues over metal endoskeletons, you could say. Or, in this case, 3D-printed materials.
Single brain-machine interfaces are already an incredible technology, and we’ve seen them at work with robotics and even flying quadrotors. But scientists at Duke University Medical Center recently upped the ante by completing an experiment involving multiple brains controlling a single machine at once – or, in this case, a virtual robotic arm.
As Norwegian biology teacher Karstein Erstad skied through the mountains of southern Norway last week, he came across an extraordinary sight: thousands of earthworms littering the snow before him. Where had they come from? Were they alive?
Scientists have announced a breakthrough that may someday (hopefully) render the movie Gattaca redundant. According to The Independent, the process involves a “revolutionary genome-editing technique” that they’ve already used to cure an inherited liver disease in adult laboratory mice.