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What Will It Take for Humans to Colonize the Milky Way?

The idea that humans will eventually travel to and inhabit other parts of our galaxy was well expressed by the early Russian rocket scientist …

Hacking sleep: Meet the transhumanists making sleep obsolete

Not everyone wants to sleep in. A growing transhumanism community wants to sleep less, and better, and they’re going to great lengths to make it …

Singularity

The Former FBI Agent Who Believes He Could Have Prevented 9/11

Mark Rossini believes that if the CIA hadn't stopped a memo from reaching his bosses at the FBI, the terrorist attack—and the world-changing aftermath that followed—would never have happened.<p>Every year, on the morning of September 11, Mark Rossini wakes up with something on his mind that most …

Buzz Aldrin developing a 'master plan' to colonize Mars within 25 years

Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of Technology to develop “a master plan” for colonizing Mars within 25 years.<p>The second man to walk on the moon took part in a signing ceremony on Thursday at the university, less than an hour’s drive from Nasa’s Kennedy Space Center. The Buzz Aldrin …

Space Science

Will Humans Survive the Sixth Great Extinction?

Species are disappearing at an alarming rate, a new study finds. Author Elizabeth Kolbert says that raises questions about our survival.<p>In the last half-billion years, life on Earth has been nearly wiped out five times—by such things as climate change, an intense ice age, volcanoes, and that space …

Lab-grown blood, artificial organs – the science transforming our health

The news that scientists have developed blood that can be grown in the laboratory raised hope last week that a powerful weapon had been created to tackle disease. Ensuring that sufficient blood is donated to hospitals is a constant problem for medical services and any new source is to be welcomed, …

Medicine