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What Will the Currency of a Workless, Cashless Future Be?

by Andrew Chakhoyan August 29, 2017 Future Society 5062<p>Time is Money<p>Released in 2011, the Justin Timberlake film, <i>In Time</i>, was mediocre at best. Set …

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Further Research into Artificial Wombs Brings Us Closer to a Future Where Babies Grow Outside the Body

An Innovation in Artificial Incubation<p>Around 15 million babies are born preterm or premature every year, according to the World Health Organization …

Why The Science World Is Freaking Out Over This 25-Year-Old's Answer to Antibiotic Resistance

Could this be the end of superbugs?<p>A 25-year-old student has come up with a way to fight drug-resistant superbugs <i>without</i> antibiotics.<p>The new approach …

Taibbi: Is LIBOR, Benchmark for Trillions of Dollars in Transactions, a Lie?

It was easy to miss, with the impending end of civilization burning up the headlines, but a beyond-belief financial story recently crept into public …

Researchers Developed a New Device Capable of Fixing Damaged Tissue with Just One Press

Just a Single Touch<p>Science fiction has often featured technology that’s capable of healing wounds and injuries almost instantly. Such devices could …

The Boring Company Isn't Just Digging Tunnels. They're Building a Hyperloop.

The Hype Is Real<p>The Hyperloop’s story is going full circle, returning to the man who first encouraged the idea: Elon Musk. Four years after releasing …

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Apple and Cochlear Have Teamed Up to Create iPhone Compatible Hearing Implants

Technology and innovation have the power to level the playing field between all kinds of people, including the disabled. One such innovation is …

This U.S. Company Is Offering to Put Microchips in Their Employees

With a Wave of the Hand<p>A vending machine company based in Wisconsin is about to introduce a revolutionary technology in the United States. No, it’s …

New Wonder Material Will Allow You To Charge Devices in Minutes

Meet MXene<p>Researchers at Drexel University have developed a nanomaterial called MXene which “will lead us to car, laptop, and cell phone batteries …

Google enters race for nuclear fusion technology

The tech giant and a leading US fusion company develop a new computer algorithm that significantly speeds up progress towards clean, limitless energy<p>Google and a leading nuclear fusion company have developed a new computer algorithm which has significantly speeded up experiments on plasmas, the …

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Each app has its own community of people who gathered around a topic they are passionate about.<p>Post links, polls or ask questions to create a …

A Neuroscientist Just Tricked 4 Dodgy Journals Into Accepting a Fake Paper on 'Midi-Chlorians'

by Science Alert July 25, 2017 Hard Science 9847<p>Peter Dockrill<p>Academic Publishing<p>If we ever needed a timely reminder that in the world of academic …

Scientists May Have Just Created the Most Absorbent Solar Cell Ever

The Solar Panel of the Future<p>Scientists have developed a solar cell that is capable of converting direct sunlight into electricity with 44.5 percent …

This AI Can Create Fake Videos That Look Real

This AI can create fake videos that look real

How economics became a religion | John Rapley

Its moral code promises salvation, its high priests uphold their orthodoxy. But perhaps too many of its doctrines are taken on faith. By John Rapley<p>Although England has an established church, few of us today pay it much mind. We follow an even more powerful religion, around which we have oriented …

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …