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Greatest Sci-Fi Anthologies

Brittany McSorley
in Fiction

Anthologies are published collections of poems or short stories, and while novels and long epics are firmly rooted in the science fiction tradition, some of the best sci-fi out there comes in the form...

'Pandorum' Will Leave You Guessing Until the End in 2009 Science Fiction Thriller

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

So Norman Reedus of The Walking Dead is not indestructible in the face of zombies or the zombie-like. This Daryl lasts fewer than two minutes in this 2009 science fiction movie and lunch meat for even...

Keyboard Killer (Chapter Four)

Rj saxon
in Science

An interactive/reality game of life or death.

Nearby 'Super-Earth' Exoplanet May Be Best Place Yet to Search for Alien Life

Paul Scott Anderson
in Science

Just recently, an exo-planetary system called TRAPPIST-1, with seven known planets close in size to Earth, was announced by astronomers. Some of those planets are in the star's habitable zone, meaning...

What is Gene Circuit Engineering?

Thamarasee Jeewandara
in Science

Re-wiring gene networks of a natural biological cell for customized behavior has promising applications in biomedicine and biotechnology, made possible via a broad field of science known as - syntheti...

What is Heterochromia?

Sarah McDaniel
in Science

Perhaps you've seen someone with different color eyes, or skin with different color pigmentation; this is most likely a condition called Heterochromia. The term derives from the Ancient Greek words "h...

Look Out Pharma. The Tech Industry is After You

Alan Kotok
in Science

In early March, a clinical trial reported results of an experimental treatment for migraine, which in two hours provides noticeable reductions in pain. And, most importantly, the treatments don't use ...

Greatest Science Fiction One-on-One Battles Ever...and Their Spoofs!

Matt Cates
in Entertainment

When they engaged me to do a piece on Greatest Science Fiction Battles, I was not only honored but sweaty with fear. I eyeballed my anxiety meds, but knew that wasn't the answer. Rather, I asked for a...

The Dead Zoo: Edmontosaurus

Brian Switek
in Science

Dinosaurs are always changing. Even if bones have been pieced together and reconstructed in more or less in their present configurations for decades now, studies of those bones and additional fossils ...

Memories and "State"

Denise Gregory
in Science

One of my personal reasons for staying awake most nights is down to the fundamental question of "Do Atoms have memory function?" We know they have a 'state', but how far does that 'state' or memory ca...

Through the Latest Looking Glasses

Michael Eric Ross
in Culture

When Snap Inc., creators of Snapchat, announced in September its plans to roll out its first actual product, the video-enhanced Spectacles eyewear, speculation was strong that the product would be a g...