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Optometrist invents bionic lens that will eliminate the need for glasses, contact lenses or laser eye surgery
Posted by on Aug 17th, 2015

Some game-changing news for those of you with poor or failing eyesight. A Canadian optometrist has invented a bionic lens that would increase the eyesight of anyone up to three times that of 20/20 vision.… Read More »

They found a new species of human that lived 3.5 million years ago
Posted by on May 28th, 2015

A new species of ancient human has been discovered in Ethiopia and the bones date back to 3.3 to 3.5 million years ago. The human ancestor has combined ape-like and human features and scientists believe… Read More »

Boston Dynamics shows off 4 legged robot running faster than you can [video]
Posted by on Oct 7th, 2013

It’s no secret that robots are slowly, but surely becoming more and more realistic. I’ve always taken comfort though in the fact that they still look mechanical and move…well like a robot. After watching this… Read More »

Science alert: The NASA Curiosity Rover found water on Mars
Posted by on Sep 27th, 2013

Geek boner alert -> There is water on Mars. Two pints of liquid water in every cubic foot of Martian soil. Calm you junk though because the Curiosity Rover isn’t exactly doing swan dives into… Read More »

Nigerian post-grad student uses magnets and math to ‘prove’ gay marriage is wrong
Posted by on Sep 19th, 2013

Dunno what they are teaching post-graduate engineering students in Nigeria, but you should read this because it is a fantastic example of batsh*t crazy. I was reading one of my favourite SA blogs, 6000 Miles… Read More »

Creepy science alert: world’s first brain-to-brain interface is creepy [video]
Posted by on Aug 1st, 2013

You know how in the movies they always show a secret lab with experiments that nobody should be messing with..well sh*t like that actually happens in real life like the world’s first brain-to-brain interface that… Read More »

18yr old invents device that can charge a cellphone in under 30 seconds
Posted by on May 27th, 2013

Tired of having a flat mobile phone battery and then having to wait while it charges? Well a teenager may have just ended that scenario. An 18yr old girl in California has won a $50… Read More »

44 000 year old evidence of modern human behaviour found in SA cave the earliest ever
Posted by on Aug 2nd, 2012

Interesting bit of archeological news especially for those of who don’t believe in evolution and what not. A group of international researchers have discovered the earliest evidence of modern human behaviour in a South African… Read More »

Scientist who discovered HIV says this man has effectively been cured of the disease [pic]
Posted by on Jul 20th, 2012

Nobel prize winning scientist, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, has come out and said that a cure for HIV infection is a realistic goal that researchers could reach in the very near future and that this man, Timothy… Read More »

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider 99.999% sure they found the God Particle
Posted by on Jul 5th, 2012

Nerd boner alert. Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have revealed that they have almost certainly detected the elusive Higgs boson or the ‘God particle’…a key subatomic particle that gives matter mass and which holds… Read More »