Fringe Science, New Discoveries and Developments

Cutting edge research, science that defies conventional parameters and new technologies

Russian Deputy Prime Minister: GMOs Will Not be Tolerated

Unlike their Western counterparts, Russia’s political leaders seem adamantly opposed to GMOs

Testing the hoverbike. Click to enlarge

Kiwi’s hoverbike design wins US defence deal

The hoverbike is being developed to operate as a new class of tactical reconnaissance vehicle

U.S. Pacific fleet

America’s New Aircraft Carriers Will Use Lasers to Annihilate Missiles

U.S. plans to install lasers and energy directed weapons aboard its aircraft carriers

Navy to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Development for Warfighting, Support Roles

The day when Terminator like technology becomes reality draws ever closer

Artists conception of Artists impression of Chinese hypersonic vehicle. Click to enlarge

China defence ministry confirms test of supersonic nuclear delivery vehicle Wu-14

China confirms 4th test of hypersonic glide vehicle thought to be capable of speeds up to Mach 10, or around 7,680 miles per hour

Russian T-14 Armata tanks on Red Square during the May 9, 2015, Victory Day pardade

Russia steps up military modernization — but at what cost?

Putin’s $400 billion military modernisation program faces problems as Russia’s economy sinks under the weight of Western sanctions and falling oil prices

All about Russia’s Newest Advanced Stealth Fighter – Documentary

Full documentary, in Russian (with English subtitles), on the Russian fighter that many suspect will completely outclass its U.S. counterpart, the Lockheed Martin F-35

What BBC’s Panorama got wrong on GMOs

What BBC’s Panorama got wrong on GMOs

The BBC’s lack of journalistic and scientific rigour hits new depths. Claire Robinson reports

Google's Ray Kurzweil made the claims at the Exponential Finance conference in New York - but also admitted he thought we would have self driving cars by 2009. Click to enlarge

Artificial intelligence, human brain to merge in 2030s, says futurist Kurzweil

Google’s director of engineering, says we’re close to linking our brains with artificial intelligence

Iran Military Prowess Advances Amid Nuclear Talks, Pentagon Says

Although the advances “could be applied to nuclear weapons” they could equally be used in conventional weapons and they were given added impetus by threats about ‘all options’

Air Force bosses have revealed they hope to have hypersonic missiles capable of crossing countries in minutes within five years. Click to enlarge

Air Force bosses reveal hypersonic planes that could fly from New York to London in an HOUR could take off in 2023

Prototype has already flown four times and hit Mach 5.1. Includes video

The debate on lethal robots is starting too late

The killer robots are coming and it may already be too late to stop them, argues Russell Brandom

A rocket carrying a lunar probe is launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center

China’s Secret Space Weapons Have the Pentagon Worried

According to a recent Pentagon assessment: “China possesses the most rapidly maturing space program in the world.”

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: part of the price for Israel quietly acceptning the deal? Click to enlarge

Helmet that allows pilots to see THROUGH the plane

The most expensive plane in U.S. military history will also come with a helmet priced at nearly half-a-million dollars each

Virtual reality headset. Click to enlarge

Virtual Sex Will Put Porn on Steroids

New gadgetry will allow people to indulge their basest impulses and, like drugs or prostitution, it’s likely to flourish because of its potential to make money

Eureka! Complex organic molecules found in a young star system

Discovery suggests that the basic building blocks for life may be more common in the cosmos than previously thought

Strange radio bursts from space baffle scientists

Strange radio bursts from space baffle scientists

Symmetrical radio bursts from deep space confound scientists

Folded away but ready to deploy, Microwave weapon to disable electonic systems in aircraft and missiles.

Microwave Weapon Can Neutralise Aircraft Electrical Systems

The weapon can aim a high-powered microwave beam that can disable aircraft electronics, missile guidance systems etc

Amit Goswami

‘Quantum Physics is bunk,’ says top quantum physicist

“We honestly have no fucking idea what we’re doing”, a leading quantum physicist admits. According to Dr Amit Goswami, quantum physics is one big spoof — and always has been.

The aftermath of a Lockhead laser beam strike. Click to enlarge

Dynamite With a Laser Beam: Lockheed Unveils Weapon of the Future

Lockheed Martin testing laser weapon capble of stopping a truck from more than a mile away