Are these what the robot cops look like in J.J. Abrams new TV series …

J.J. Abrams Robocop series Human pairs a jaded (but still human) Karl Urban with an android cop, played by Michael Ealy. While Ealy isn't in any of these on location shots from the recent shooting of Human, a bunch of emotionless mannequin-looking cops are. Check out the creepers behind Urban — are these the future… » 3/27/13 11:07am 3/27/13 11:07am

J.J. Abrams's robot cop show Human has found its human cop, and it's…

When we last talked about Human, J.J. Abrams' upcoming human cop/robot cop TV show, we were discussing how Californication's Michael Ealy had taken the role of the android. We were also calling it Untitled J.J. Abrams's Robot Cop Show, since it didn't have a title. But now it has a title — Human — as well as an actual » 3/12/13 12:40pm 3/12/13 12:40pm

Texting Thumb Sore? Adapt Your Body to Fit Your Technology

Technology and design don’t always mesh well with the human body. You get earbuds that fall out of your ears, glasses that slip down the bridge of your nose, and keypads that leave our thumbs worn ragged. While designers try to create designs that better fit our bodies, photographer Marcia Nolte imagines a world where… » 10/26/08 4:00pm 10/26/08 4:00pm

UN Could Unleash Human Clones on the World Next Year

Anti-cloning advocates may want to keep their pitchforks at the ready. A United Nations bioethics committee is taking a second look at the UN’s current cloning policy, which condemns all possible forms of human cloning. Could the UN be on track to relax its views on cloning, or is it looking to ban the practice for… » 10/15/08 8:40am 10/15/08 8:40am

Going Halfsies With the Best SciFi Half Breeds

Human-alien hybrids are everywhere in scifi. Whether they come from interplanetary love or mutant genes quietly sneaking into our DNA, we're all about hooking up the Human factor with anything else out there. Just ask Captain Kirk, who tried to dock with every alien woman he encountered. Check out our list below of… » 4/21/08 3:30pm 4/21/08 3:30pm