Yarchagumba is a parasitic fungus that infects the larva of ghost moths. Nearly every piece of that sentence is upsetting. Similarly, the physical appearance of yarchagumba looks more like a discarded prop from a John Carpenter film than something you’d want to stick into your body:
Next to the fountain of youth, the [...]
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of hanging with good friends, railing against the sham that is American politics, planning the next awesome SGU creative project, and discussing nanotechnology.
Among my literary interests, I am a science-fiction author, and out of the SGU family, Bob Novella and I enjoy lengthy discussions on futurism. I’ve [...]
SGU listener Steve Yerby has brought to our attention yet another brand of costume jewelry (comprised chiefly of wood) said to contain healing properties which benefit sufferers of acidic-related ailments.
Steve found a Pur Noisetier product being peddled in Montreal inside a pharmacy (which is not altogether surprising, for I have seen hospital gift shops [...]
Just when you thought lasers couldn’t get any cooler…the next potentially wicked type of laser may be a bio-laser.
Researchers have tweaked biological cells in such a way that they can actually emit monochromatic, coherent light…amplified beams of light in which all photons are essentially the same wavelength and in phase with each other…in other [...]
We all know it’s coming. We’ve been saying so for years. But the inescapable Zombie Apocalypse is closer than we might think.
Until now we’ve only had speculation and “what-if” scenarios. Never a peep from any government. Government scientists sit there, playing in their labs with the deadliest of viruses. Mutating them to the point [...]