New soft heart robot could save many lives from heart failure

A soft, customizable robot fits around a human heart and helps it beat.

Iceland is drilling the world’s hottest hole for electricity

In the world’s hottest man-made hole, temperatures reach up to 1000 °C (1800 F).

European Space Agency gets 9.5% budget increase in 2017

It’s good news for space exploration.

Flapping wind turbine mimics hummingbird to produce electricity

One odd design is being tested out in Tunisia right now.

Commuters, traffic, and offices make cities hotter during the week

It’s not much, but we’re all contributing!

Medication prevents HIV/AIDS has 92% success rate, but people don’t know about it yet

If taken daily, the pills can reduce the risk of HIV infection by up to 92 percent.

Book Review: ‘The Five Horsemen of the Modern World: Climate, Food, Water, Disease, and Obesity’

An eye-opener.

Blood-repelling surface might finally put an end to clotting in medical implants

The resulting material could spare thousands from having to deal with blood clots.

Light’s Mach-cone, its ‘sonic boom’ equivalent, filmed for the first time

It makes less of a racket though.

Myth bashing: Bears are not ferocious flesh-eaters

They are actually almost vegetarian!