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Asimov's Yeast Vats May Be the Real Future of Food

Isaac Asimov and other classic sci-fi writers envisioned a future in which great vats of yeast or bacteria could feed humanity. We’re not there yet, but today’s startups are using yeast cultures to produce milk, egg whites, and even coffee. And if you’re not sure about yeast-brewed egg whites, you can always try… » 8/02/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

The New Ghostbusters Visit Boston Hospital In Full Costume

Celebrities visiting a hospital has been a cool thing to do for a while now: Christian Bale and Chris Pratt have been known to stop by to cheer up kids. The latest feel-good story comes with the new cast of Ghostbusters, who stopped by Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston yesterday. » 8/02/15 2:03pm Yesterday 2:03pm

A Xena Reboot Is Coming, But Probably Without Lucy Lawless  

The reboot factory is rolling out yet another old television favorite: Xena: The Warrior Princess. Unfortunately, we probably won’t be able to see Lucy Lawless reprise her role as the former warlord-turned-hero. “I really couldn’t live that life,” Lawless said during the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual… » 8/02/15 4:39pm Yesterday 4:39pm

Gillian Anderson REALLY Wants Lego to Make an Official X-Files Set

On July 24th, goddess of beauty and science, Gillian Anderson (AKA Scully on The X-Files) announced on Twitter that “it’s time to start an X-Files Lego campaign.” I want to believe this will happen. Since this is 2015, Anderson took her campaign to twitter to rally the troops! » 8/02/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

Ebola Vaccine Shows 100% Effectiveness In Latest Trial

There’s a new tool in the fight against Ebola in West Africa: rVSV-ZEBOV, a vaccine that has recently concluded a study phase, with researchers finding that it was incredibly effective against the deadly disease. While it’s still in trial stages, the drug appears to be a promising tool moving forward. » 8/02/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

So You Want To Join The Empire: The Finer Details

Last week in this series, I took a look at how you take a rough kit of plastic and bring it down to a workable pile of plastic. Rough cutting brings the vacuuformed parts into recognizable shapes, and gets you closer to the part where you begin to assemble the suit as a whole. Before you get to that point, however,… » 8/02/15 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am