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Send in the Nanites

Who here remembers that time when Wesley Crusher accidentally let a school science experiment get a teensy bit out of control and almost destroyed the Enterprise? There were some problems with an astrophysicist, a neu...

May 25, 2015

Imagination Uninterrupted by Reality

Even if your knowledge of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE has been erased due to an unfortunate encounter with the Satarrans, chances are good you've heard of Scanadu. Covered extensively by Fortune magazine, The New Yo...

May 12, 2015

THE ENEMY WITHIN: What's Hiding in Plain Sight?

What's the most dangerous place in the galaxy? Is it Talos IV? Vagra II? Rura Penthe? Maybe. They're certainly all strong candidates, but I'd bet at least a bar of gold-pressed latinum that nobody would've guessed pop...

April 27, 2015

Activate Emergency Oncology Program!

"Please state the nature of the medical emergency."I don't know about you, but I got pretty attached to hearing that phrase after a while. The Emergency Medical Hologram was one of my favorite characters on Star Trek:...

April 13, 2015

Who Needs Genitronics?

Stardate 45587.3: While helping Geordi track down a radiation leak in cargo bay three of the USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D, Lieutenant Worf is struck down by a falling container that seems to weigh at least as much as he ...

March 30, 2015

Consider the Bynar

So you've been in an accident. You’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury, and the doctors weren't even sure you'd make it. But here you are—alive! There's just one a catch: your declarative episodic memory ...

March 16, 2015

XPRIZE Team To Deliver More Cures In Less Time

What's the one problem with a medical tricorder? It's certainly not the battery life, the scanning capability or the sheer convenience of having an entire 24th-century medical diagnostic lab in the palm of your hand. ...

March 02, 2015

Doctor to Sickbay! Medical Emergency!

What's the one piece of medical equipment that every Starfleet officer in uniform carries? Hint: it's not a hypospray, a dermal regenerator or even a tricorder. It's a Starfleet combadge. Suppose you're on an away t...

February 16, 2015

TREKNOSIS: Skin In the Game

April 4th, 2063: It's the day before the Vulcans make First Contact with the people of Earth, and the USS Enterprise NCC 1701-E happens to be on hand for the occasion. Also along for the ride are some uninvited guests...

February 02, 2015

TREKNOSIS: Die And Let Live

If you're a newcomer to the Delta Quadrant, you need to be on your guard: it's not the greatest neighborhood. There are kleptomaniac Caretakers stealing people from all corners of the galaxy, the Krenim keep trying to...

January 19, 2015

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