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TREKNOSIS: We, Borg

It seems like we always talk about how scary the Borg are. I mean, sure they're a bunch of drones with no individual will of their own, a relentless drive to assimilate all life in the galaxy, and no sense of pity, em...

December 08, 2014

TREKNOSIS: Who Am I And What Am I Doing Here?

It turns out that the 24th century is a dangerous time for your brain. If the crew of the USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D is any example, serving aboard a Federation starship — or even living anywhere a Federation sta...

November 24, 2014

TREKNOSIS: Heal This!

There is no place anywhere on a Federation starship where Band-Aids are kept. Antibacterial ointment isn't even a thing they've heard of unless it's in a history book. Present Dr. Leonard McCoy with a needle and threa...

November 10, 2014

Qualcomm XPRIZE Finalist Team Guards Nectar of Life

“For 45 years, Star Trek has been an inspiration for thousands of scientists and engineers, and continues to inspire hundreds of Trekkies like us to improve and create technology, which would benefit mankind as ...

October 27, 2014

Bendii Syndrome and the Mysteries of the Mind

Stardate 43917.4: the USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D is about to host high-level negotiations with a mysterious and persnickety race known as the Legarans. Representing the Federation: none other than (“how do you vo...

October 13, 2014

Shine On, You Crazy Data

I want to talk about Data for a second. We all know Data has superhuman strength, but why doesn't he use it all the time? He could be down in the cargo bay moving barrels of quaratum around, or lifting shuttlecraft u...

September 29, 2014

The Deadly, Unnatural Selection Years

Stardate 42494.8: On what might have otherwise been a routine mission, the USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D encounters a Federation supply vessel, the USS Lantree, whose entire crew appear to have died of extreme old age. Ba...

September 15, 2014

TREKNOSIS: Is There In Truth, No Hypospray?

Of course hyposprays exist, you silly sehlat! "You might feel a little pinch." Nurses have been saying that, or something like it, to everyone who’s ever received a shot for generations; it puts the pain and fea...

August 25, 2014

Two Teams Join Forces to Make the Tricorder a Reality

Even on Star Trek, there are truths you can't escape: Tribbles and Klingons don't mix. The polarity on nearly anything can be reversed. Never turn your back on a Breen. And a Tricorder is a doctor’s best friend....

August 11, 2014

TREKNOSIS: William T. Riker: President, Anti Clone Club

Stardate 42823.2: Sent on a mission to investigate the cause of an antique distress signal from a remote corner of the Alpha Quadrant, the USS Enterprise (NCC 1701-D) discovers two long-lost Terran colonies, in this S...

July 28, 2014

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