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Moon Dust Collected by Neil Armstrong Could Fetch Up to $4 Million at Auction

Ever fancied owning a chunk of the moon? Now is your chance, rocks and moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong are about to go under the hammer. Neil Armstrong, who died in 2012, collected the rocks on the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. The rocks which have been stored in an ordinary looking bag, have been valued at...

Innovative Alternative Ways to Make Sustainable Clothing

For thousands of years, clothing has been continually integrated as a normal part of most societies. In modern day lifestyles, clothing not only offers protection from the elements, but also offers a means of personal expression. Unfortunately, clothing is also the second largest contributor of industrial pollution in the world.Traditional clothing materials do not easily degrade in the environment. With...

Hyperloop One Successfully Completes Its First Full-System Test

Hyperloop One successfully conducted their first full-scale system test two months ago. The team achieved a maximum speed of 70 mph inside the fourth-largest vacuum chamber in the world. An all-new Hyperloop pod was also unveiled along with the company’s historic Kitty Hawk moment.Hyperloop One’s “Kitty Hawk” momentLast May 12, Hyperloop One conducted their first full system test...

The US Navy Is Synthesizing Hagfish Slime to Defend Against Torpedoes and Sharks

Apparently, engineering and borrowing technology know no bounds. Naval engineers are taking modified hagfish slime and are developing it to protect ships from torpedoes and create shark repellents.Earlier this year, the United States Navy announced an ambitious, and rather bizarre plan to recreate a “biomaterial to assist military personnel.” In essence, Naval engineers are looking to use hagfish...

Could Whiskey-Powered Cars Make Gasoline Obsolete?

Whiskey-powered cars eh? Tell me more. Celtic Renewables have developed a method of producing a biofuel from the by-products of whiskey making. Yes, waste products, not actual whiskey. For most readers this is probably a great relief, why waste good whiskey? The first test drive for future whiskey-powered cars has even been completed. Scotland may soon see a new industrial crop up...

Top 5 Best Engineering and Technology Companies You Can Invest in Now

Engineers don’t only engineer, we are also good at other things as well. Our natural talent with numbers and quest to be analytical make many of us primed for success in the stock market. Whether you dabble a little with some spare cash or consider trading to be your second job, it’s never a bad idea to watch...

Biologists Upload Galloping Horse GIF into the DNA of Living Bacteria

Harvard researchers recently encoded a GIF image into the DNA of a living organism. The research was published on July 12 by Nature.GIF extracted from the DNA snippets implanted into the cells of live bacteria alongside original image. There is a host of ways to store digital media – USB sticks, SD cards, DVDs – the list could go...

Top 5 Engineering Destinations to See Before You Die

If you’re an engineer and you like to travel, there are some places that you just have to have on your bucket list. While there are countless engineering marvels across the globe and even more countless documentaries on all of them, some places you just have to see in person. Whether they’re world wonders or feats of modern...

The Russian Soyuz-2.1a Rocket Set to Launch 72 Small Satellites Into Earth Orbit

A significantly notable space mission will be launched the Russian Soyuz-2.1a rocket today, July 14th, 2017, at 09:36 am Moscow time. The Kanopus-V-IK mission will be launched for the state-run Russian space corporation, Roscosmos, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to largely monitor the Earth’s surface. The mission is of great importance as it will also deploy 72...

The Science Behind Brewing Beer

Whether you like enjoying a beer on a hot weekend afternoon or hate the taste of the alcoholic drink, there’s a ton of science that goes into creating it. Science may be the last thing on your mind while enjoying a cold one, but it’s always good to know just how what you’re enjoying was made. Science contributes...