The upcoming Canadian election later this month will provide a welcome opportunity to reboot the federal government's controversial approach to science policy and research. The current Conservative government has been undermining science for the past 9 years, damaging the institutions that make scientific advancement possible and trying to ensure that p […]
In science news around the world, the World Health Organization urges its member states to end Ebola-related travel bans, NASA's five finalists for its low-cost Discovery missions include two missions to Venus and three to asteroids, India makes its long-awaited climate commitment, public health experts have mixed reactions to the Trans-Pacific Partners […]
On Wednesday (Oct. 14), NASA will reveal a new class of launch services designed to get tiny cubesats to space. Watch the announcement live here at Space.com at 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT), courtesy of NASA TV.
"Doctor Who" fans know that size doesn't really matter — after all, the time machine used in that show is bigger inside than it is on the outside. It's a perfect fit for a new Doctor Who Lego set, which will be released in December.
John Biehler, technology guru and 3D printing evangelist, shows off the current state of affordable 3D printing and talks about how rapidly things have evolved over the past couple years. In the process, he clones new heads for the talking head hosts on the Global BC TV channel in Canada. Related links: johnbiehler.com - 3D printing, […]
One of the great things about the Maker Movement is that people express their creativity, no matter how mainstream or bizarre, with complete freedom of expression and using an unlimited palette of media. David Aiken’s 2 meter tall wooden robot suit is a great example. Like a cross between Geppetto and Tony Stark, Aiken’s creation is […]