Science and technology have always cut with double-edged swords, capable of both propelling humanity to new achievements while threatening us with potential catastrophe.
Filling in the gaps
Today is Pi Day. You know, March 14. 3/14 is sort of like 3.14. Get it? OK, it's a bit of a stretch because 3/14 looks like a fraction and not Pi. Whatever. We still call it Pi Day
quietly warn consumers of dangers. (NaturalNews) Since cell phones are so convenient and since microwave radiation is invisible to us, we never consider the risks of carrying cell phones on and around our bodies. But the FCC does assess the risks and
chemical sensitivity? (NaturalNews) Though still poorly understood, it is believed that a significant portion of the U.S. population suffers from chemical sensitivity, an allergic-type reaction occurring in response to a number of different industria
Stanford Center for Design Research project looking at how people interact with an everyday robot in the wild.
You may have already heard about how the introduction of probiotic "beneficial bacteria" to the gut can aid in digestion.
While you might generally associate cataracts with more mature patients, as many as three in every 10,000 children suffer from the condition, which can cause significant vision loss.
Hundreds of millions of tons of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic are produced each year to package everything from sodas to shampoo.
One the most tedious yet vital tasks of the foot soldier is personal weapon cleaning and maintenance.
And it's saving thousands of lives
Eugenics was a popular meme in the 1930s when Technocracy was in its heyday. Although the official movement did not directly promote eugenics, many technocrats supported it. In the U.S., eugenic sterilization policies were not terminated until 1963.
And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX
In what marks important progress toward a future where defective vision could be treated with lab-grown eyeball components, an international team of scientists has used human stem cells to build layers of eye tissue that was then implanted into rabbi
Hipster chronometer uses squares inside a golden rectangle to tell the time, and even doubles as a lava lamp.
controlling disease vs. health throughout your life (the Health Ranger was right!)
Taxes generated by Colorado's $1 billion marijuana industry are keeping some struggling towns solvent even as growing numbers of high-schoolers are getting stoned at lunch, police are coping with a doubling of cannabis-related traffic deaths and do
A novel filtration process designed to remove the AIDS virus from human blood has shown excellent promise in a series of pre-clinical trials, according to researchers at Aethlon Medical, an early stage biotechnology firm in La Jolla, Calif.
Wearables and other connected devices have been available to help treat chronic conditions like asthma and heart disease for a while now.
Engineers at Iowa State University may have gotten one step closer to the ability to make objects invisible with the development of what they are calling a flexible, stretchable and tunable meta-skin.
The world currently has some awesome prosthetics. We have low-cost 3D-printed ones, prosthetics based on Metal Gear Solid aesthetics that send emails, and slick-looking hands that (finally) come in more than one size.
What if we could grow delicious, nutrient-dense food, indoors anywhere in the world? Caleb Harper, director of CitiFARM at the MIT Media Lab, wants to change the food system by connecting growers with technology.
TN Note: This whole pre-crime mentality that is sweeping the law enforcement community is very dangerous.
With plenty of tread to spare. Here's why. Graphene
The company shows off its data analysis with a nifty little video
And are now one step closer to figuring out how stem cells work
Laurie Becklund, former writer for the Los Angeles Times, recently died from the only deadly form of breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer (MBC), and published an opinion piece in the L.A. Times titled "As I lay dying." The piece told the story
The metaphor of society run by the levers of the machine, and the "system" that operates government and industry became much more literal in the post-war age of cybernetics.
(NaturalNews) If you're being forced to take a vaccine against your will (by a totalitarian medical regime like California), are there things you can do to protect yourself from vaccine toxins? You bet there are!