'Twenty-Four Hour Woman's 24 Hour Monkey,' Today's Comic by Scott Lenhardt
An unlikely bond is formed after the Twenty-Four Hour Woman rescues a monkey from a lab.
Inside the Dark Matter Lab Buried Over a Mile Underground
Motherboard visits SNOLAB, where scientists are searching for dark matter, supernovas, and neutrinos inside an active mine.
Study Accidentally Doses Students with Caffeine Equivalent of 300 Cups of Coffee
They ended up in intensive care, hooked up to dialysis machines, and even experienced short-term memory loss.
Meet the Bartender Who Tastes Colors
“I have synaesthesia whereby flavors conjure up colors. I can explain this drink as a vibrant yellow meets a soft pink.”
We'll 'Probably' Be Able to Eat Vegetables Grown in Martian Soil
One of the biggest obstacles to inhabiting Mars, aside from the 300 or days of travel and eating space food for that entire duration, will be figuring out what to eat once our needy, pesky species touches down on the planet.
Watch These Ugly-Cute Naked Mole-Rats Party in the Lab
These cancer-resistant rodents may hold the key to human longevity, but that doesn’t mean they can’t kick back once in a while.
3-D Printed Vegemite Could Be The Future of Edible Electronics
Scientists in Australia have found a way to power light bulbs using Vegemite.
How Mission Chinese Transformed noma into a Wonderland of Fried Chicken and 'Titanic'
I watched Danny Bowien and Angela Dimayuga transform the world-renowned restaurant noma into a Gonzo-esque space where beautifully composed dishes including koji-fried chicken paired with weed were served alongside the <i>Titanic</i> soundtrack. The...
A Lamb-Jellyfish Hybrid Lab Animal Was Accidentally Sold for Meat in Paris
Oops, a French research lab accidentally sold a lamb with glow-in-the-dark jellyfish genes to a slaughterhouse and it was then sold and eaten. Sorry, guys.
Bio-Hackers Are Using Human DNA To Make Vegan Cheese
The process of making dairy cheese isn't always ethically rosy. One San Francisco-based bio-hacker group is currently working on synthesizing a cheese product from bovine and human caseins. We spoke to them to find out what the hell is going on here.
New Zealand Scientists Are Electrocuting Steaks
Electrocuting a steak to make the cheapest cuts of meat tender is way more complicated and expensive that you’d think. We spoke with some Australian scientists to try to understand why they're doing this.
Drugged Rats Playing Slot Machines Offer a New Clue into Problem Gambling
Could an anti-gambling drug be the way to save the world's worst gamblers?