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The Case Against Mars

5 Intriguing Things is a curated collection of links that help us think about the future. Subscribe to the daily newsletter.<p><b>1. The case against going to Mars.</b><p>"The uncomfortable truth is that, despite the technical tour-de-force of our robotic reconnaissance, looking for water on Mars has become one …

NASA gets some funding for Mars 2020 rover in federal spending bill

Congressional negotiators released a $1.1-trillion omnibus spending bill for the 2014 fiscal year that’s more generous to NASA’s scientific endeavors than the White House’s proposal, but it may be too soon to celebrate, officials said this week.<p>The massive federal spending bill would give NASA’s …

NASA's Next Rover Could Carry a Greenhouse to Mars

For some time now NASA has been developing projects that would create renewable food sources for its future crew on Mars. Some of the projects …

Infographic: How Mars One Plans to Establish the First Colony on the Red Planet

Did you know that if you are at least 18 years old, in good mental and physical condition, and <i>have no plans to return to Earth</i>, you can apply to be …

Why Earth's Spores Could Survive A Trip to Mars

Here’s a finding to give planetary protectionists pause: two species of spores mounted on the International Space Station’s hull a few years back …

PUSH THE BUTTON ALREADY: Firing Missiles At Mars Could Reveal Life (Or Destroy It!)

A group of scientists are convinced that if we can dig deep enough into Mars, we'll locate signs of ancient life. And just how do we dig deep enough? …

Mars hopefuls ponder life without families, favorite foods

If your romantic partner pointed you to an application for a one-way trip to Mars, would you be upset -- or thrilled?<p>When Dr. Leila Zucker's husband sent her such an e-mail last spring, he said that he didn't want her to go but that he'd be a lousy husband if he didn't tell her about …

Longitude, postnatal depression and manned missions to Mars - blogs roundup

<i>Welcome to Signal Boost, our weekly roundup of blog posts over the past week. We also feature our bloggers' favourite pieces of writing from around the internet – enjoy!</i><p><b>Longitude prize launch</b><p>Monday saw the announcement of the shortlist for the new Longitude prize, a £10 million fund to help answer …

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

The Future: Land Rover's Invisible Hood Concept

At the recent New York International Auto Show, Land Rover displayed this concept for an invisible hood that allows you to view the ground beneath …

This Simple, Virtually Invisible 3D Printed Bike Rack is a Stroke of Genius

The problem with most bicycle storage systems is that they take up a lot of room when they aren’t holding a bike. Enter Clug, a very discreet and …