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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

TREKNOSIS: This Is Your Brain On Upgrades

Stardate 44704.2: On their way to repair a mysteriously malfunctioning subspace telescope called the Argus Array, some of the USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D's senior officers attend a performance of a scene from Cyrano de ...

January 05, 2015

The Incredible Shrinking Med Lab

In space, no one has room for a medical laboratory.Seriously. If you're trying to build a spaceship, every ounce of weight counts; the heavier a ship is, the more energy it takes to boost it into orbit, which means us...

December 22, 2014

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

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