The Future Is Here


Looks like we won’t have to wait until the 24th Century for Mr. Data. The future is already here.

Sci-Fi to Sci-Fact: 3D Replication of Tissue


Scientists at the Harvard University Wyss Institute have taken the 3D Printing Replication process to new heights by using this technology to 3D print live viable tissue with active blood vessels for medical use in human bodies.

Sci-Fi to Sci-Fact: Star Trek Food Replicator


Replicated pizza anyone? Or perhaps “Earl Grey — hot.”

Brain Tech – Turning Science Fiction Into Science Fact


A new forum for scientists eager to turn science fiction into science fact has emerged.

Lightsabers Take a Step Closer to Reality


An iconic feature of the Stars Wars universe is a step closer to becoming a reality.

Digital Library Comes Online


We could soon be saying goodbye to the conventional neighborhood library.

The Resurrection of Galileo


Star Trek’s famous shuttlecraft Galileo gets saved and resurrected from oblivion by a dedicated fan and donated to the Houston NASA Space Center.

Samsung Buys Boxee, Shuts Down Cloud DVR


If you’re a Boxee customer, and you have a lot of unwatched shows stacked up on your Cloud DVR, you have until July 10 to get caught up, or you’ll have to stream and rent that content from Netflix or Amazon instead.

Sci-Fi to Sci-Fact: New Synthetic Cell Creation-Gel Paks Anyone?


Researchers have created the cells responsible for generating all the necessary proteins and enzymes found in the human body.

Space Diving Suit in Development

space diving suit

It’s another Sci-Fi to Sci-Fact moment – a space-dive suit that will be able to withstand being in the total vacuum of space and stand up under the extreme stresses of reentry into a planetary atmosphere.

Nuclear Plant Uses “Star Trek” In Safety Video


Another governmental agency has been busted for using Star Trek in a training video.

We the Geeks: A White House Hangout Series

We the Geeks

Last week, the White House kicked off “We the Geeks”, the first in a new series of Google+ Hangouts highlighting the future of science, technology, and innovation in the United States.

Topics of discussion during this series of hangouts with Administration officials and private sector contributors include commercial space exploration, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, and turning science fiction to science fact — a Slice of SciFi sweet spot!

Mars Rover Breaks Record


NASA’s Mars rover, Opportunity has given humanity an unprecedented look at the red planet. And now, nine years into its mission, the rover has set a record.

Teenage Girl Invents Way to Block Twitter SPOILERS


Having your favorite TV shows spoiled by your Twitter feed could soon become a thing of the past thanks to a 17-year-old girl.

Another Star Trek Invention Could Become Reality


Since Star Trek began as a franchise almost 50 years ago the world has seen a lot of Gene Roddenberry’s “far out” concepts become reality.