CO2 Rocks: The “Cool” Side of Global Warming
As politicians continue to harp on about “energy independence” — be it through traditional fossil fuels or green, renewable energy — we look at how one method could help us… without killing the planet.
Want to Save the World? Get Off Your Ass!
Ultimately, it may not matter what amazing innovations we create in the next millennia, because unless we shape up, we won’t be around long enough to enjoy them.
Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Intelligence
Artificial intelligence is a concept that’s already impacting our modern world. Some see a robot war brewing. But the real future is one of cooperation: AI plus HI.
Food and Beverage
Pass the Seaweed: Notes From Thanksgiving Future
Someday, our planet will no longer be able to sustain the agricultural and industrial demands of the food industry. So we’d better find an alternative — and fast. That’s where this nutritional powerhouse comes in.
Shocking Twist in the Theranos Fraud Story
The case of fraud-ridden blood-testing startup Theranos took another twist this week with the shocking disclosure of the whistleblower on the company’s wrongdoing.
Bacteria: The Good, The Bad, and The Designer
There are good bacteria and there are bad bacteria — both of which make up the entire world we live in. But what if we could engineer the human body to render even the worst of these innocuous or even beneficial…
Does Donald Trump Really Hate Science?
Donald Trump ran a campaign on hyperbole and vagueness. Now as he prepares to take office, we take a closer look at his contradictory statements on science to make sense of the future of our favored industries.