Self Driving​ Cars

Since they were invented by Karl Benz around the mid-1880s, Cars were and still are a revolutionary invention. It completely changes the way people get around and has allowed us to go further in a … [Read more...]

The Mother of Wifi

A picture of Hedy Lamarr (c) Mdf, CC BY-SA 3.0 Hedy Lamarr (born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler ) was an inventor born on November 9th in Vienna, Austria. She has invented various things such as … [Read more...]

Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr (c) Mdf, CC BY-SA 3.0 Hedy Lamarr was a Austrian-American Actress and Inventor. Along with George Antheil, they came up with the "Secret Communications System". This invention … [Read more...]

Dr. Mária Telkes: A Bright Inventor

Dr. Mária Telkes at MIT (C) Mdf, CC-BY-SA 3.0 March is Women's History Month. Therefore, this week in Future Science Leaders, we were tasked with writing about a woman who invented something; as a … [Read more...]

Inside the Body: MRI and MEG

MRI brain scans, Heggie, Liddell & Maher (2000), Public Domain Last Wednesday at FSL, we were lucky enough to tour a SFU medical imaging lab at Surrey Memorial hospital. There, two machines … [Read more...]

Imaginary Reality

A different prespective An alien is looking at a special, green-blue planet. He is a scientist, and his orders are to understand the strange creatures that live on this space rock. Humans, he … [Read more...]

The MRI and MEG

Recently, I was able to have my first experience with the MRI and MEG, which was pretty exciting. No, I do not necessarily mean that I got an MRI and MEG scan. I got a brief tour and despite the … [Read more...]

MRIs and MEGs Working Together

MRI machine via Wikipedia CC BY-SA 4.0 You probably know what an MRI is: A very powerful magnetic-field emitting machine used to see your body's organs and structures. MEGs are not as well-known, … [Read more...]

Virtual Reality and the Brain

We all heard about virtual reality before. In fact, we witness it's development in our day to day lives as we see it more often. One popular example would be those Snapchat filters that we use all the … [Read more...]

The Truth About Electric Cars

"Tesla Roadster" (c) Mdf, CC BY-SA 3.0 One of the most pressing problems we face as humanity today is climate change. If we do not solve this problem, the future of humanity may be threatened. … [Read more...]