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Cool Article: A Bionic Lens Undergoing Clinical Trials Could Give You Superhuman Abilities In Two Years

Bionic Eye

  A product currently undergoing clinical trials and which could be available to the public in less than 3 years has the potential to make any recipient of the surgery have vision abilities comparable to something otherwise only found in comic books and movies.  A recent article at BigThink.com states: …

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Finding Life in Warm Oceans Under Frozen Moons and Planets

Extraterrestrial Life May Be Hiding in Subsurface Oceans

There has been a recent flurry of articles postulating the existence of life in warm oceans that exist under the the frozen exteriors of moons in our Solar System and possible worlds and moons of far away star systems. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/10/why-haven-t-we-had-alien-contact-blame-icy-ocean-worlds  http://www.newsweek.com/alien-atlantis-extraterrestrial-life-may-be-hiding-subsurface-oceans-distant-692580 https://www.space.com/38577-fermi-paradox-alien-life-buried-oceans.html https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/new-classification-system-water-based-life-180965341/ https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/fermi-s-paradox-finished-perhaps-et-is-abundant-and-we-just-can-t-see-it It is exciting to think about …

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Ants Give Us a Hint on The Genetics of Extending Lifespans

Ant mutation manipulation gene CRISPR control life span

Ants Give Us a Hint on The Genetics of Extending Lifespans The Washington Post recently published an interesting article about how scientists have used the gene-editing technology called CRISPR to create “mutant ants” that behave differently because the scientists were able to turn off many of the ants olfactory genes. …

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Glass with Radiation Protection

Very interesting advancement that addresses one of the issues I see as necessary hurdles for putting humans on Mars, which is protection from long-term radiation exposure:  http://news.discovery.com/space/radiation-blocking-glass-tech-to-shield-astronauts-160122.htm

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Cool Hoverbike Making Advances

Gizmag.com posted an update about the very cool Malloy Hoverbike.  It was recently announced that it had met its goals for fund raising on the Kickstarter.com Web site and as of today it was above the 150% mark of it’s original goal.  It’s not hard to see why there are …

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