Interspecies Transplants Could Help Diabetes Patients, Shows Study

Researchers at Northwestern University this week revealed that they have successfully transplanted insulin-producing cells called islets from one species to another. They believe that this successful interspecies transplant could be the first step toward animal-to-human transplants as a treatment for…

Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a massive restructuring of the core Microsoft business. The strategy calls for Microsoft to realign itself as a single entity focused on one goal – keeping people in the Windows ecosystem. Ballmer announced…

Mars Rover Curiosity Drives 135 More Feet

Last week, Mars rover Curiosity began a months-long journey to the base of a Martian mountain named Mount Sharp. This week, NASA revealed that the rover has driven 135 feet (41 meters) closer to its destination. Combined with the 59…

Hulu Won’t Be Sold, Its Current Owners Will Just Throw Cash At It Instead

By all accounts, Hulu is a pretty decent service. It sucks that you have to watch ads even with a Hulu Plus subscription, but it’s oftentimes the only place to watch the latest TV shows whenever you want. It’s the…

Hubble Telescope Spots Planet That Rains Glass

The Hubble Telescope has gotten its first good look at Planet HD189733b, which is a deep cobalt blue in color and rains a glassy hail. The planet is also known as “hot Jupiter” because of its proximity to its parent…

Paris Train Derailment: At Least 7 Dead In Chaotic Scene

A train has derailed in Paris, leaving 7 people dead and several more injured, authorities say. The passenger train was carrying 385 people and was head to Limoges when two of the cars derailed and took others along with it.…

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Will Have Some Killer Music

Music is incredibly important to Final Fantasy. I would even go so far as to argue that music is the most important element in Square Enix’s long running series. That’s why it’s incredibly important to let fans get a feel…

New Dead Rising 3 Preview Released

For those that aren’t into racing games, Dead Rising 3 was undoubtedly the most impressive of Microsoft’s announced Xbox One launch title exclusives at E3. Though fans of the series have raised concerns about the serious tone previews of the…

Captain Olimar Brings His Pikmin To Super Smash Bros. For Wii U/3DS

Captain Olimar was one of the more interesting combatants in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. I never really got the hang of him, but players that did were a continuous thorn in my side. Those players will then be happy to…

Nexus 7 Refresh Coming Soon, Specs Leaked

Though Android fans were disappointed that no new hardware announcements were made at Google I/O, rumors of an impending update to the Nexus 7 tablet. Today Digitimes, the Tiawanese publication that closely follows Chines tech manufacturing, all but confirmed the…