I guess they were just on a break? Must’ve been, because we’re feeling as elated as the one where Ross and Rachel got back together now that we have confirmation the Friends reunion is happening on HBO Max. It’s the kind of news that reconfirms ‘90s nostalgia is in the air, but also that Friends
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Marvel never really needs an excuse to release another Spider-Man title. He’s their bread and butter. A lot of the time they can just do a regular Spider-Man series and just tack on a new adjective. Sometimes there will be a gimmick to it, like having him team up with other heroes, emphasis on his
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Netflix has confirmed the names of returning and new members of The Witcher‘s cast ahead of the show’s anticipated 2021 season 2 release date.  Every major member of the show’s original cast will return for season 2 (including Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and Anya Chalotra), so it’s the new cast members that have really caught everyone’s attention.
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The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded new grants totaling $1.8 million to two University of Texas at Dallas scientists for their research related to lung and kidney cancers. The Individual Investigator Awards are among 55 new grants totaling more than $78 million that the institute announced Feb. 19. To date,
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IMAGE: Figure. A: Optical image and band diagram of the heterojunction formed by the thickness variation of black phosphorus 2D material. B: Schematic of the tunnel field-effect transistor and the thickness-dependent… view more  Credit: KAIST Researchers have reported a black phosphorus transistor that can be used as an alternative ultra-low power switch. A research team led
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Eli Roth (Hostel, Death Wish) is officially set to direct an upcoming film adaptation of the popular Borderlands video game franchise. “I’m so excited to dive into the world of Borderlands and I could not be doing it with a better script, producing team, and studio,” said Roth in a press release. “I have a
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It’s not uncommon in this pop culture day and age for a woman-centric show to market around its on-screen feminist ideals… as it should. But it’s much rarer for female-led shows to put their money where their mouth is behind the scenes, not only with women in positions of creative authority, but in systems that
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IMAGE: Professor Xu is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. view more  Credit: Lehigh University Xiaoji Xu, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at Lehigh University, has been named a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow. This prestigious award, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, places Xu
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Author: Katharine Kerr Publisher: Harper Collins Released: Out now Price: £14.99 It’s been a decade since Kathereine Kerr last visited her Celtic fantasy world of Deverry; a land filled with a delightful mix of magic, elves, and warring lords. With Sword Of Fire she makes a captivating return, delivering an enticing new story full of
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IMAGE: Prof. Job Boekhoven and Caren Wanzke at the Technical University of Munich discovered a new material system that can release drugs with a constant release rate over a tunable period… view more  Credit: Andreas Heddergott / TUM Using a mixture of oil droplets and hydrogel, medical active agents can be not only precisely dosed, but
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IMAGE: Tulane National Primate Research Center Director Jay Rappaport (right) and Skip Bohm, associate director and chief veterinary medical officer, are part of a team establishing a COVID-19 research program at… view more  Credit: Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. From working to develop one of the first nonhuman primate models for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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Tokyo, Japan – Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, a part of The University of Tokyo, have developed a new procedure for recycling concrete with the addition of discarded wood. They found that the correct proportion of inputs can yield a new building material with a bending strength superior to that of the original
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IMAGE: This is a schematic image of graphene plasmonic metamolecules capable of independent amplitude and phase control of light. view more  Credit: KAIST Researchers described a new strategy of designing metamolecules that incorporates two independently controllable subwavelength meta-atoms. This two-parametric control of the metamolecule secures the complete control of both amplitude and the phase of light.
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There’s so much to look forward to in our speculative fiction future. Here are some of the horror books we’re most excited about and/or are currently consuming… Join the Den of Geek Book Club! Top New Horror Books in February 2020 Deathless Divide by Justina Ireland Type: Novel Publisher: Balzer + Bray Advertisement Release date: 2/4/20
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IMAGE: Gene-infused nanoparticles used for combating disease work better when they include plant-based relatives of cholesterol because their shape and structure help the genes get where they need to be inside… view more  Credit: Image provided by Gaurav Sahay, OSU College of Pharmacy. PORTLAND, Ore. – Gene-infused nanoparticles used for combating disease work better when they
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The spaceship-stuffed game No Man’s Sky is continuing its trajectory from shaky launch to really interesting piece of work, with the latest update to the space-exploration experience adding funky biological spaceships into the mixer. The game’s previous big update, No Man’s Sky Beyond, launched in August 2019 and added a multiplayer mode. And now, going live
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IMAGE: Mark Jankauski, right, works in his lab with collaborator Erick Johnson on instruments used to study the complex shapes and motions associated with insect flight. MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez…. view more  Credit: MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez BOZEMAN — In the engineer’s world, vibration is usually a bad thing. It means that something is
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Researchers at the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw, with colleagues from Poland and China used liquid crystal elastomer technology to demonstrate a rotary micromotor powered with light. The 5-millimeter diameter ring, driven and controlled by a laser beam, can rotate and perform work, e.g. by rotating another element installed on the same
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