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This is What NASA’s Warp-Capable Enterprise Starship Would Look Like!

This is What NASA’s Warp-Capable Enterprise Starship Would Look Like!

NASA's Dr. Harold 'Sonny' White is working on a real-life warp drive that could transport people across the galaxy. However before we start boldly going where no man has gone before, we're going to need a

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Cradle Turns iPhone into Incredible Biosensor that Detects Pathogens and Environmental Toxins

Cradle Turns iPhone into Incredible Biosensor that Detects Pathogens and Environmental Toxins

Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a wedge-shaped cradle that turns any iPhone into a sophisticated biosensor that can detect and analyze bacteria, toxins,

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Scanadu Creates World’s First Star Trek-Style Medical Tricorder

Scanadu Creates World’s First Star Trek-Style Medical Tricorder

Scanadu, a startup based at the NASA Ames Research Center, has made the science-fiction of Star Trek a reality by creating a non-invasive tricorder that, within 10 seconds, can gather medical information

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NASA Backs Star Trek-Style Replicator That Could 3D Print Pizza In Space!

NASA Backs Star Trek-Style Replicator That Could 3D Print Pizza In Space!

In preparation for Star Trek: Into Darkness, we have been rewatching all of the old Next Generation episodes. One of the series' most memorable moments is when a crew member casually walks over to a

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Steve Casino Transforms Peanuts into Awesome Pop Culture Portraits

Steve Casino Transforms Peanuts into Awesome Pop Culture Portraits

Casino first stumbled upon his craft when eating shelled peanuts. He found one particular shell to look like him, so he drew a face on it, and thus his foray into painting nut characters was born. The

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3D Printers Could Some Day Feed Astronauts in Space

3D Printers Could Some Day Feed Astronauts in Space

Like a scene out of Star Trek, imagine one day being able to create an entire meal with the push of a button. For astronauts headed to Mars, 3D printers could potentially be their mechanical chefs, thanks

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NASA Unveils Plan to Launch World’s Largest Solar Sail in 2014

NASA Unveils Plan to Launch World’s Largest Solar Sail in 2014

NASA has announced plans to launch the world’s largest solar sail in 2014 - and it will be travelling an incredible two million miles from Earth. The giant solar sail will use photons from the sun for

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Scientists Are Searching For Gigantic Alien Solar Power Stations

Scientists Are Searching For Gigantic Alien Solar Power Stations

Scientists at organizations such as S.E.T.I (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) have traditionally looked for alien life by searching for radio signals. However according to Treehugger and The

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NASA is Working on a Real-Life Star Trek Warp Drive

NASA is Working on a Real-Life Star Trek Warp Drive

Warp drive - or travel at speeds faster than light - has long been one of the cornerstones of science fiction, however top NASA scientist Dr. Harold "Sonny" White recently stated that "a Star Trek

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South Korean Scientists Create Laser-Based Injection System to Replace Hypodermic Needles

South Korean Scientists Create Laser-Based Injection System to Replace Hypodermic Needles

It's fair to say that no-one likes receiving injections, yet for foreign travelers, children requiring immunizations, and flu shots, needles are an unfortunate necessity. However a team of scientists from

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Scientists Crack Code That Would Allow Bionic Eyes to Send Signals to the Brain

Scientists Crack Code That Would Allow Bionic Eyes to Send Signals to the Brain

Two researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have 'cracked' a mouse's retina's neural code and they believe that this information could be used to create a prosthetic device to restore sight to blind

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Scientists Trap a Rainbow With an Array of “Invisibility Cloaks”

Scientists Trap a Rainbow With an Array of “Invisibility Cloaks”

Researchers from Towson University have come close to making science-fiction an everyday reality by "trapping" a rainbow. Most people are familiar with the idea of a cloaking device or invisibility cloaks

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Handmade Star Trek Coffee Table Looks Just Like the USS Enterprise

Handmade Star Trek Coffee Table Looks Just Like the USS Enterprise

Star Trek fans can now boldly go where no interior decorator has gone before with this geek chic coffee table that looks just like the USS Enterprise! Designed and constructed by Barry Shields, the

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Meal Time Will Be Out of This World with the Stark Trek Enterprise Feeding System

Meal Time Will Be Out of This World with the Stark Trek Enterprise Feeding System

Want to get your little one excited about mealtime? Embrace your inner Trekkie while keeping your kids entertained with this Star Trek-themed spoon and bib set. The Stark Trek Enterprise Feeding system

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Jordan’s $1.5 Billion Star Trek Theme Park to be Powered by Alternative Energy

Jordan’s $1.5 Billion Star Trek Theme Park to be Powered by Alternative Energy

There are a lot of famous Star Trek fans out there -- Olivia Wilde, Mila Kunis and yours truly -- but none of us are as rich as King Abdullah of Jordan. The Middle Eastern monarch, who was once an extra

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DARPA to Start Work on 100-Year Starship Study That Could Give Way to a Greener Life

DARPA to Start Work on 100-Year Starship Study That Could Give Way to a Greener Life

The United States’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have done great things in the past - they have aided in the Apollo moon missions, invented the Internet, developed solar blimps and

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Starship Enterprise Made From Recycled Ink Cartridges!

Starship Enterprise Made From Recycled Ink Cartridges!

Even if you aren't a die-hard Trekkie, you have to admit that this replica of the Starship Enterprise made from old ink cartridges is pretty neat. Artist Faith Pearson took used printer waste and beamed

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