How Will We Stop the Rise of Superbugs?
A Nevada woman is dead because of an infection that was able to fend off every available antibiotic in the United States. How the heck are we going to stop the rise of killer superbugs?
Are We Headed for Another Ice Age?
A huge crack threatens to leave a chunk of ice the size of Delaware floating off from Antarctica. It’s a fascinating development. But it’s not necessarily a “climate change” phenomenon.
Gene Editing: CRISPR Patent Dispute Can’t Slow Innovation
CRISPR-Cas9 is the big name in gene-editing technology — and for good reason. An ongoing patent dispute holds potentially millions — even billions — in new business. But researchers continue to find new ways to make us better, stronger, faster...
Will Driverless Cars Kill Their Masters?
The intersection of ride-sharing algorithms, self-driving cars, and artificial intelligence is a great metaphor for the food chain. There’s always a bigger fish.
Elon Musk Is the Madman We Need
We already know that the future of humanity rests on our ability to colonize the cosmos. It’s just a matter of who can get there first. Will it be NASA or acclaimed engineer/entrepreneur/impresario Elon Musk?
Internet of Things
Why 5G Wireless Technology Is Buzzing in Las Vegas
As this year’s Consumer Electronics Show gets underway in Las Vegas, we look at the onset of 5G wireless technology, which will boost connectivity speeds by 100 times and be critical to power the Internet of Things.
Is Stephen Hawking Full of Sh*t?
Stephen Hawking may know more about cosmology, general relativity, and quantum gravity than anyone on Earth — but his reductionist theory on obesity is full of potholes.