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Superbugs: How Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs Are Killing Mankind

By David Dittman - Oct 19, 2016

The over-prescription of antibiotics has not resulted in a more proficient human race but, rather, more diseases for which antibiotics no longer work. We are headed for an epidemic without an antidote... unless we act fast.

Artificial Intelligence

White House Prepares for Rise of the Machines

By David Dittman - Oct 17, 2016

At long last, the White House is paying attention to the rise of the robots. At a recent conference, our government finally keyed into what AI means for the future of America.

Space Travel

Mad Russian Plans New Satellite-Based Nation-State

By David Dittman - Oct 14, 2016

Forget Canada. If you’re seeking refuge from this year’s election circus, one mad Russian scientist is close to creating civilization… in space.


Marijuana’s Active Ingredient Makes You Smarter

By David Dittman - Oct 13, 2016

It’s been nearly a century since Reefer Madness — but has the negative stigma of marijuana use hindered us from making major scientific breakthroughs? Could it actually make us smarter?


Autophagy: How “Self-Cleaning” Cells Are Key to Curing Disease

By David Dittman - Oct 12, 2016

Understanding how cells work is critical for treating and curing diseases — and this Japanese scientist just won the Nobel Prize for his discoveries in one of the hottest areas of biotech: self-cleaning cells.


Water: Why the Future of Mankind Hinges on Desalination

By David Dittman - Oct 11, 2016

More than 70% of Earth is covered with water. But more than 95% of that is infused with salt. We need more of the potable variety. What do we do when we’ve pushed Mother Nature to the brink? We adapt.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: The Race Is On to Smarten Our Cars

By David Dittman - Oct 10, 2016

According to Lux Research, self-driving cars will represent an $87 billion opportunity by 2030. But it won’t happen without this critical technology.


Nanotechnology: How the “Science of Small Things” Is Solving Big Problems

By David Dittman - Oct 7, 2016

As this week’s award of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry shows, we continue to make major strides in the field of nanotechnology. Here’s how the “science of small things” is helping solve big problems.


Bureaucracy Be Damned as “World First” Diabetes Treatment Accelerates to Market

By David Dittman - Oct 5, 2016

The FDA just approved the world’s first artificial pancreas for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes. Here’s the company behind the innovation.


Blockchain: The Little-Known Innovation Quietly Disrupting the Financial Services Industry

By David Dittman - Oct 4, 2016

Louis Basenese joins us for a conversation on the real future of Bitcoin and blockchain. Can this “breakthrough” technology establish a viable market, or is it another fad soon to die out?


Can the Currency of the Darknet Find Its Way Into the Light?

By David Dittman - Oct 3, 2016

Bitcoin and blockchain remain revolutionary — both in theory and in practice — and Big Business wants a piece of the action. But can technologies founded on the rejection of modern capitalism really be bought out by The Man?


Will We Be Ready When Robots Attack?

By David Dittman - Sep 30, 2016

One day, a Skynet-like entity could harness the power of artificial intelligence to destroy humanity. The good news is, the technology giants of today are working together to ensure our survival.