Ebola No Longer Incurable, Researchers Say
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Ebola No Longer Incurable, Researchers Say
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Wishes have been granted and hopes are high as two Ebola patients from the Congo have been declared cured. The World Health Organization’s announcement came Monday, August 12, after a year-long outbreak that infected more than 2,800 people and caused over 1,800 deaths – making it the second-largest known Ebola outbreak. Treatments for the disease, […]

Researchers Tackle Waste Associated With Electric Car Batteries
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Researchers Tackle Waste Associated With Electric Car Batteries
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In recent years, electric cars have seen a surge in consumer interest amid  technological advancement and growing affordability. These vehicles cater to a relatively new sort of consumer – those who wish to leave a smaller carbon footprint. Yet, the hazardous waste associated with electric car batteries have created another issue to be addressed. Although […]

Scientific Progress in Genome Engineering Raises Ethical Concerns
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Scientific Progress in Genome Engineering Raises Ethical Concerns
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As genetic engineering progress grows at an exponential rate, so too does the difficulty of avoiding the topic. An ethical debate was sparked last year when scientists in China conducted a secret experiment to edit the genes of twins in an attempt to reduce their risk of HIV. What’s more, the process occurred prior to […]

American Astronauts Walked on Moon 50 Years Ago Today
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American Astronauts Walked on Moon 50 Years Ago Today
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At 10:56 PM Eastern Time on July 20, 1969, American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to ever step foot on the Moon. Lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin joined Armstrong on the Moon’s surface about 20 minutes later. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the event. A Saturn V rocket launched Apollo 11 into […]

NASA to Sell Tourist Trips to Space Station
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NASA to Sell Tourist Trips to Space Station
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NASA announced plans this week to allow citizen astronauts to visit the International Space Station, possibly as early as 2020. Round trip tickets aboard the spacecraft transporting the astronauts to the space station are expected to cost more than $50 million each. Every night the astronaut spends aboard the space station is projected to cost […]

Radio Signals Detected From Distant Galaxy
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Radio Signals Detected From Distant Galaxy
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The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) radio telescope has detected multiple radio bursts coming from a distant galaxy in outer space. A total of 12 repeating radio bursts were received from a galaxy about 1.5 billion light-years away from ours. The findings were recently presented at the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society. […]

Even Using a 4K HDR TV, Set Your Xbox One to Output 8-bit Color Depth
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Even Using a 4K HDR TV, Set Your Xbox One to Output 8-bit Color Depth
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Achieving the optimal video output settings on the Xbox One has been a topic of debate for quite some time. Controversy has raged across various internet forums regarding which settings should be enabled to ensure the highest image quality. Thanks to the use of signal capturing devices, the debate has finally been settled. The Xbox […]

DNC Warns Democrats Not to Use Huawei or ZTE Phones
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DNC Warns Democrats Not to Use Huawei or ZTE Phones
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Bob Lord, the DNC’s chief security officer, sent a memo warning party members and campaign workers not use Huawei or ZTE Phones. Lord said the phones should not be used for business or even personal purposes. The warning comes after the DNC became aware that one of its organizations was considering purchasing ZTE phones. Earlier […]

Gamefly Ends Their Streaming Service
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Gamefly Ends Their Streaming Service
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Three years after launching their streaming service in 2015, Gamefly has chosen to shut it down. Electronic Arts purchased Gamefly’s cloud gaming team earlier this year. EA’s acquisition concerned the technology that allowed users to save their games on the cloud while using the streaming service, and the staff working on that development team. The […]