On a comet, Rosetta probe finds building blocks of life

May 30, 2016

ESA/Rosetta/Navcam/PA The Rosetta probe found clear evidence of the amino acid glycine, a basic component of proteins, and the mineral phosphorus, which helps build DNA. Key building blocks of life have been discovered by a European spacecraft orbiting a comet. Scientists are excited by the discovery, which lends weight to the theory that comets “seed” planets with the raw ingredients of life. Rosetta reached Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in August 2014 after…


The real-life inventions turning people into CYBORGS with super-human powers

May 28, 2016

For years he wore an external electronic eye, which picked up colour frequencies through its camera and transformed them into distinct sounds. Spanish artist and musician Neil Harbisson was born with achromatopsia, a rare form of total colour blindness. However, two years ago, he convinced surgeons to implant a chip inside his skull – similar to a cochlear implant used by the hard of hearing – that converts images into…


Did Days Of Future Past Cause The Awakening Of Apocalypse?

May 9, 2016

The split was caused by the finale of X-Men: Days of Future Past, which altered the course of history after 1973, rendering everything after that point as being separate from what came before it (including the events of the original trilogy and both Wolverine films). Now, audiences can see a brand new adventure set in the post-Days of Future Past timeline, featuring the rise of the all-powerful mutant known as…