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IMAGE: Para-aramid nanofiber sheets atop Twaron® sheets after fragment simulation projectile testing. view more  Credit: Grant Gonzalez/Harvard SEAS Since World War I, the vast majority of American combat casualties has come not from gunshot wounds but from explosions. Today, most soldiers wear a heavy, bullet-proof vest to protect their torso but much of their body remains
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IMAGE: Evaluation of breathing comfort by infrared thermal camera: (a) air and moisture transmission and (b) CO2 transmission view more  Credit: Hyung Joon Cha (POSTECH) As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, masks have become an essential personal hygiene product as the first line of defense to protect one’s respiratory system against the viruses and
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IMAGE: Researchers are using aerosol-jet-printing technology to create these graphene biosensors that can detect histamine, an allergen and indicator of spoiled fish and meat. view more  Credit: mage courtesy of Jonathan Claussen/Iowa State University AMES, Iowa – Researchers dipped their new, printed sensors into tuna broth and watched the readings. It turned out the sensors –
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The Simpsons will no longer feature white actors voicing non-white characters, according to Variety. The Simpsons producers did not say whether the roles will be recast or written-out. “Moving forward, The Simpsons will no longer have white actors voice non-white characters,” the producers said in a statement. The Fox series made a similar action three
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While popular streamer Dr DisRespect, whose real name is Herschel “Guy” Beahm IV, was banned from Twitch on Friday, Beahm didn’t immediately address the situation, sparking countless theories and rumors as to why he’d been suspended. Then, Kotaku and industry insider Rod “Slasher” Breslau reported that the ban was permanent. But still no word from
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Bethesda and id Software have confirmed that this year’s QuakeCon event will take place online from August 7-9. Dubbed QuakeCon at Home, this online event will actually run during the rough time frame typically reserved for the traditional QuakeCon showcase (which was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic). While Bethesda and id Software
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This The Twilight Zone review contains spoilers. The Twilight Zone Season 2 Episode 4 One of my favorite episodes of the original Twilight Zone is called “A Nice Place to Visit.” It’s about a dirty rotten gambler who finds himself in heaven, only to discover that he’s actually in hell. Sorry for the spoiler for
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A new teaser posted via the Halo Twitter account suggests that The Banished may return in Halo Infinite. The teaser clearly references The Banished with the line “We are his will, we are his legacy, we are The Banished,” but there is some room for debate in regards to whether or not this teaser actually
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The Boys unleashed an unapologetically ultraviolent response to the entertainment industry’s seemingly interminable array of live-action superhero fare with a TV series created by Supernatural and Timeless‘s Eric Kripke, adapting the bleak comic book series from Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The result was a serial offering that’s said to be one of the most-watched
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Publisher: SIEE Developer: Naughty Dog Price: £49.99 “It can’t be for nothing?” That question from Ellie towards the end of The Last of Us (TLOU) couldn’t feel more poignant, given those who wondered if creating a sequel for it was ever essential. The first instalment was an absolute monster of a hit – a post-apocalyptic
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In a paper published in NANO, a group of researchers from Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China have discovered an effective way to remove heavy metal Cadmium(II) from wastewater. This utilizes the surface-initiated atom-transfer radical polymerization (SI-ATRP) method to graft poly (tert-butyl acrylate) PtBA from the ultrathin pore wall of inverse opal (IO) SiO2. Currently,
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Three days ahead of what would have been Ray Harryhausen’s 100th birthday, The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation have revealed the results of the first official poll to find the world’s favourite Harryhausen creature. Following thousands of votes from all over the world, the winner is… drum roll please… The Skeleton Army from Jason & The Argonauts! Talos from Jason
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IMAGE: The band structures of parabolic and Dirac type SGS materials with spin-orbital coupling, which leads to the quantum anomalous Hall effect. view more  Credit: FLEET A University of Wollongong team has published an extensive review of spin-gapless semiconductors (SGSs) . Spin gapless semiconductors (SGSs) are a new class of zero gap materials which have fully
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Big Finish has announced that Nicholas Briggs’ The Human Frontier, the full-cast audio drama about space exploration, will be having a second series. “I’m really humbled by how positive the reaction to The Human Frontier has been,” said director and creator Nicholas Briggs. “Great reviews and the sales have picked up really quickly, which meant that we’ve
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This The Twilight Zone review contains spoilers. The Twilight Zone Season 2 Episode 2 From The Matrix to Vanilla Sky and several, several Philip K. Dick novels, the notion that our lives are a perpetual dream fueled by technology, is a science fiction staple. Usually, this distinction is fairly binary: There’s a real-world, and a
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When you want to tell a big, epic Avengers story for your big, epic Avengers video game, you have to choose your big bad carefully. At this point, Red Skull, Loki, Ultron, and Thanos are old news. The Marvel Cinematic Universe covered them. Galactus is a bit too big a threat for the first of
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Things are not looking good for planet Earth in the new trailer for Greenland with a comit about to hit our fair planet to devastating effect! Directed by Ric Roman Waugh (Angel Has Fallen) and starring Gerard Butler (Den of Thieves, Angel Has Fallen) and Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, Serenity), check out the new trailer for the movie below…  Phew! If
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