The Future

Research Shows That 40% of Cancers Are Entirely Preventable

Preventing the Medical Malady<p>Cancer, the emperor of all maladies, is tragic under most any circumstances, but it’s even worse when the condition …

Cancer

Getting Sleep, but Still Exhausted? Science Says You're Not Alone.

Fatigued, Not Sleep-Deprived<p>If you are feeling exhausted all the time, you must need more sleep, right? Not necessarily. Although the CDC estimates …

Wellness

We Could See Audi's Radical New Tail Lights on the Road Soon

We Could See Audi’s Radical New Tail Lights on the Road Soon<p>You’ll never forget to turn your blinker off again.

Audi

Artificial Intelligence Tech Will Arrive in Three Waves

DARPA: A Track Record of Innovation<p>I’ve done a lot of writing and research recently about the bright future of AI: that it’ll be able to analyze …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk Just Launched A Company To Merge Your Brain With A Computer

In case you missed it, Elon Musk is rather concerned about the fate of humanity, given the extreme advancements being made in artificial intelligence …

Elon Musk

A Court Just Ruled in Favor of Teens Who Sued Part of the Fossil Fuel Industry

A Win for Students<p>A group of teenagers has one-upped the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) as the state’s Court of Appeals just …

Environment

The Bizarre Story of This AI Drone Calls the Future of Warfare Into Question

Autonomous Warfare<p>We hear all around us about the major breakthroughs that await just around the bend: of miraculous cures for cancer, of amazing …

Drones

A New Brain-Interface Device Lets You Control Animals With Your Thoughts

Turtles and Your Thoughts<p>A team of researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed technology that …

Futurism

Expert Says Tesla Will Make All Other Cars Obsolete

The Road to a Driverless Future<p>A car that could drive itself used to be solely the stuff of science fiction. Now, it’s become a reality thanks to …

Tesla

Elon Musk Just Confirmed That He's Making Tech To Merge Human Brains and Computers

Neuralink<p>Elon Musk is a very future-oriented tech entrepreneur, as evidenced by Tesla and SpaceX. Even so, Musk has always been vocal about his fear …

Elon Musk

These High-Tech Glasses Will Give You Superhuman Vision

Tetrachromatic Shades<p>It can be impossible for humans to tell apart very similar colors. But, with a new pair of tetrachromatic glasses created by …

University of Wisconsin

Researchers Use 3D Printing to Turn Microscopic Machines Into Powerful Workers

Nanomachines are tiny molecules – more than 10,000 lined up side by side would be narrower than the diameter of a human hair – that can move when …

3D Printing

Scientists Have Discovered a New Activity in Brain Our Cells

Astonishing Astrocytes<p>The various processes in the human body are governed either by daily or seasonal cycles — or by the circadian rhythm, which is …

The Brain

The World's Largest Solar Geoengineering Study Is Launching in the U.S.

A Potential Solution?<p>A team of scientists from the United States is ready to send aerosol injections 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) up into the …

Climate Change

Now, You Can Send Lemonade Over the Internet

Electric Lemonade<p>Using a system of electrodes and sensors, researchers at the National University of Singapore can digitally transmit the basic look …

Beverages

New Report Exposes the Cover-Up of a Secret Nuclear Weapons Test in Kazakhstan

Chernobyl’s Legacy<p>On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine (then part of the Soviet Union) exploded. At that time, it was the …

Telescope Upgrades Will Allow Scientists to See 13 Billion Years Into the Universe's Past

Through The (Light) Years<p>While we are used to much of our tech getting smaller, telescopes seem to be embracing the philosophy of bigger is better. …

Astronomy

Google's Street View Cars Are Helping Scientists Hunt Down Natural Gas and Methane Leaks

The Other Greenhouse Gas<p>Most people are familiar with carbon dioxide (CO2) as a leading cause of global warming, but it isn’t the only one. Methane, …

Corporate Sustainability

Where Will Space Tech Take Us by 2030?

<i>Space technologies will one day take us to asteroids, Mars and back to the moon, and the impact of these missions will be felt back on Earth, says</i></i> …

Space

Under Armour Architech Futurist

Borrowing from their 3D printed running shoe, the Under Armour Architech Futurist expands their tech-based line with a high-top variant. It's …

Shopping

Researchers Have Transformed a Spinach Leaf Into Working Heart Tissue

Researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have transformed a spinach leaf into functional heart tissue. The team’s goal was to …

Biotechnology

Trump's Treasury Secretary Says Increased Automation Is "Not Even on Our Radar"

During his campaign, now-President Donald Trump promised voters he would bring American jobs back from overseas. Now that he is in office, his …

Automation

Uber's Latest Autonomous Car Mishap Isn't a Mark Against Self-Driving Cars

Not Uber’s Fault<p>Last week was a rough one for Uber. Multiple issues currently plague the company, and it didn’t help that one of its autonomous SUVs …

Driverless Cars

The Next Generation of Explorers Might be Tiny, Folding Robots

We have made significant strides in exploring the universe for potential exoplanets harboring life, while we also made several efforts in …

Space

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Technology

One Woman's Immortal Cells Have Saved Hundreds of Thousands of Lives

Imagine this: you’re a physician at one of the most renowned medical institutions in the world. A patient comes in with a very aggressive form of …

Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought

The human brain is so powerful that some intelligent computers called neural networks are patterned after how the human brain works. As such, …

The Brain

Researchers Think Portals May Link Our Visible World With The "Dark Sector"

Long ago, physicists identified and categorized the components of the visible universe. Up until recently, 16 particles formed everything in the …

Dark Matter

How Much Energy Would We Need to Power a Time Machine?

There are two theories for time travel that are most popular: wormhole tunneling and cosmic strings. A wormhole is a hypothetical, bi-directional …

Physics

The Impact of AI Will Be Felt Far Beyond Your Workplace

When you think of AI, chances are excellent that you think of jobs that might be lost to automation. However, although AI is likely to change the …

Artificial Intelligence