Are aliens trying to contact Earth?

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/28/2016 - 20:30

Six new mysterious blasts of radio energy are detected from deep space.

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada (PNN) - December 23, 2016 - It may be three billion light-years away from Earth, but a distant constellation could be trying to contact us.

Six bursts of radio waves have been detected from the constellation Auriga, each lasting just a few milliseconds.

While the source of the waves remains unknown, some suggest the mysterious bursts of energy could be a sign of alien life trying to contact us.

Indestructible coating?

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 22:39

Used in everything from bulletproof vests to the walls of The Pentagon, polyurea's strength comes from its long-chain molecules.

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This robotic suit wants to make your grandparents superpowered

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 22:34

NEW YORK (PNN) - December 20, 2016 - Would your granny shimmy feet-first into a suit made of electric muscles? “Powered clothing” company Superflex is betting she would, if it meant freedom from a cane and walker.

DARPA funds liquid piston engine that is 90 times lighter than a conventional military diesel generator

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 22:22

ARLINGTON, Virginia (PNN) - December 13, 2016 - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded LiquidPiston, Inc. $2,5 million to continue development of a new, patented, high-efficiency, lighter-weight rotary engine. LiquidPiston, a developer of advanced combustion engine technology, received the award for the first phase of a program to realize the full capability of its patented high-efficiency hybrid cycle (HEHC) engine. This is the second award DARPA has made to LiquidPiston in the past 18 months, following an earlier test program for a different LiquidPiston rotary engine prototype, which achieved promising results.

WiFi-capable brain implants: what could possibly go wrong?

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 22:13

HAWTHORNE, Kalifornia (PNN) - December 8, 2016 - Anyone familiar with scientist and inventor extraordinaire Elon Musk knows that he has some visionary ideas for the future.

For example, his Hyperloop transport system, which will be able to move people and cargo at speeds of up to 800 mph, could revolutionize transportation. He is also the founder of Space X, the company behind building interplanetary rockets that will, according to Musk, transport everything required to build a colony on Mars. His reusable interplanetary transport system (ITS) will move 100 people at a time to the off-world base once it is ready for occupation.

Man cured of prostate cancer after doctors shock tumor to death with testosterone

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:30

MUNICH, Germany (PNN) - December 1, 2016 - A man with advanced prostate cancer is believed to be cured after doctors “shocked” his tumor to death with huge amounts of testosterone.

The result has been described as “unexpected” and ”exciting” because most prostate cancer therapies work by depriving tumors of testosterone, because cancer uses it as a fuel.

First paralyzed human treated with stem cells regains upper body movement

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:24

LOS ANGELES, Kalifornia (PNN) - November 30, 2016 - A former quadriplegic can now hug family and friends, draw and write, and use a motorized wheelchair thanks to an experimental stem cell treatment.

Delete yourself from the Internet by pressing this button

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:19

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (PNN) - November 25, 2016 - The Internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time, and it isn’t weird to sometimes feel like you want to leave - there’s wasn’t an easy way out, until now.

Russia is developing a mega-rocket that will transport supplies to build a base on the Moon

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/30/2016 - 17:57

MOSCOW, Russia (PNN) - November 29, 2016 - Russia is developing a mega-rocket that will transport supplies to build a base on the Moon, the country's Deputy Prime Minister has revealed.

President Vladimir Putin wants work to begin on the new super-heavy rocket, which will pave the way for a lunar research station.

It will enable the construction of a Russian base that will be both “visitable and inhabitable”, according to Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

NASA X-ray tech could enable superfast communication in deep space

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 11/30/2016 - 17:47

GREENBELT, Maryland (PNN) - November 28, 2016 - New technology could use X-rays to transmit data at high rates over vast distances in outer space, as well as enable communications with hypersonic vehicles during re-entry, when radio communications are impossible, NASA scientists say.