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Chris Pratt comforts the little raptors at a children's hospital

Even Pratt is re-enacting one of his best scenes from "Jurassic World," playfully taming a trio of tots at a US hospital during a heartwarming visit.

By June 22, 2015


New Shepard rocket makes history, and we're excited about it (Tomorrow Daily 277 show notes)

It might not have spent time officially in geostationary transfer orbit, but Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket successfully landed after a trip to space. That's big news for anyone hoping for a ride toward the stars someday, since reusable rockets mean much cheaper costs for commercial space flight.

By November 24, 2015


Blue Origin sticks historic rocket landing -- let's go to space, y'all (Tomorrow Daily 277)

Ashley discusses why Blue Origin's rocket landing is a great moment for the commercial space industry, how scientists are teaching robots to decline commands from humans and what led a children's hospital to collaborate with a Hollywood effects company.

By November 24, 2015


Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015


How do elephants keep cancer at bay?

The majestic elephant is unusually resistant to cancer, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for decades. The answer may lie in its genes.

By October 8, 2015


'Star Trek Beyond' cast delivers touching tribute to Leonard Nimoy

On the final week of a charity campaign that will also put one "Star Trek" fan in the next movie, the cast and crew put together a tribute to Nimoy featuring one of his favorite causes.

By August 25, 2015


Pilot lands jet despite smashed windshield and damaged GPS

Technically Incorrect: A Delta flight from Boston to Salt Lake City encounters a hailstorm that damages the nose and completely obliterates the windshield. It endures an emergency landing in Denver.

By August 9, 2015


Putting dollars to charity a la app, with a social twist

A new wave of apps lets you give to charities and challenge your friends with just a few swipes on your phone -- and it will cost you as little as nothing.

By July 30, 2015


Here's your chance to be in the next 'Star Trek' movie

Do you want to boldly go where no fan has gone before, technically? A new contest will give one lucky fan who donates to charity a walk-on role in "Star Trek Beyond."

By July 14, 2015


Man arrested for wearing Star Wars Stormtrooper costume outside school

Technically Incorrect: In Massachusetts, Stormtroopers are seen as a threat. At least by one school principal.

By June 7, 2015