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What Obama Can Do if SCOTUS Cripples Obamacare

Experts say the White House couldn’t easily restore subsidies in every state.

From Concorde to the iPhone, state intervention drives technological innovation

If you wanted to radically alter the economy, making a country such as Britain as dynamic as China or Brazil, what would the state have to do? Intervene, obviously, but how?<p>That has become a hard question to answer since the onset of free-market economics. Much of the old apparatus of state control …

Good news for electric cars: New battery tech uses peroxide to boost energy density by 7X

All electric vehicles currently in production use some form of lithium-ion chemistry in their battery packs.<p>Finding ways of improving that chemistry is therefore very important — the aim being to make future electric car batteries cheaper, more stable and more energy-dense for longer …

SpaceX President Says Company Will Dominate The Solar System In 2100

In as little as ten years, SpaceX could be sending people to Mars, she said, fulfilling CEO Elon Musk's ambition to make the human race "multiplanetary."<p>But why stop there? She went on to predict that by 2100 or 2200, SpaceX would be the "most widely used space transport company in the... let's …

China's Baidu Is Working On A Self-Driving Car Concept That Sounds Less Terrifying Than Google's

Baidu, a Chinese search giant, revealed to The Next Web that it's working on its own concept that sounds like it will make a lot more sense than Google's version.<p>Baidu's car would be highly autonomous, instead of fully driverless. The idea is that it could operate by itself, but that the driver …

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