Remember how blobs of liquid metal morphed into Robert Patrick’s T-1000, the ultimate killing machine in Terminator 2? North Carolina scientists say that sci-fi fantasy is now reality, as a low-voltage current can be used to create morphing electronics.
A sci-fi themed special edition of Juice News sees futurist Ray Kurzweil square off against talk show host Alex Jones as they debate whether the blistering pace of technological progress is benign or dangerous.
A judge has allowed 10 death row inmates to challenge the use of the electric chair in a lawsuit against the state of Tennessee. The prisoners were already suing the state over its use of lethal injections in executions.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is preparing a worst-case-scenario report on the West African Ebola outbreak. The disease could spread to over half a million people if no additional action is taken to contain it, early estimates predict.
The most populated US state confirmed its first batch of cases of the disease that has been spreading across the country, causing severe respiratory problems in infants and young children, according to the state’s chief health official.
The world’s scientific community now knows exactly how slippery a banana peel is – and has showed its gratefulness to the Japanese physicists who measured it with a prestigious, if tongue-in-cheek, prize.
The bodies of eight people – including three journalists – were found in Guinea after an Ebola health team came under attack two days ago, officials said. Meanwhile, the UN plans to deploy a special mission to fight the virus in the worst-hit countries.
The M60-UCD1, discovered by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in 2013, is one of the smallest known galaxies. But now the space agency has discovered that the dwarf galaxy is harboring a “monster” black hole.
Ahead of a rendezvous with Pluto in July 2015, NASA’s New Horizons space probe has imaged the dwarf planet’s tiny moon, Hydra. Pluto’s neighborhood is poorly explored and scientists want to make sure there is no space debris in the probe’s way.