Twenty years after the launch of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, science seems to have caught up with the magical universe – making these five spells entirely possible in real life.Read More
Robots walked among us in 1928. Well, one of them, anyway. Eric, created by British roboticists almost 90 years ago, wowed audiences the world over before his mysterious disappearance some time later. Now, curator Ben Russell is on a mission to rebuild Eric and restore a fascinating piece of cultural history. But he needs your help on Kickstarter to do it.Read More
Bento Lab is a portable DNA laboratory designed for anyone and everyone. It aims to bring molecular biology to the masses without the need for a full lab, or huge cash investment. Founded by Bethan Wolfenden and Philipp Boeing, Bento Lab is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter.Read More
We petitioned for a Death Star to be built this year, and while the plan was turned down, it left us all asking one simple question. What would it take to actually blow up a planet? Scott Manley looked into the science of replicating the Star Wars space station.Read More
Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) have developed a method of deciphering the bodies message to make a bionic leg safe to use.
Science has enriched the lives of bacon-lovers everywhere. A study conducted by researchers at ETH Zurich has concluded that the high levels of Vitamin B3 (known as niacin) in this meat could help you live longer.Read More
Star Wars is no longer science fiction. Harvard and MIT professors have discovered a new process to bind light together to create a new state of matter, which looks an awful lot like a Light Saber.Read More
Scientists from the University of East Anglia have concluded that living on Earth will only be possible for another 1.75 billion years. That is assuming we don't nuke ourselves and the planet out of existence first.Read More