China's plan to judge each of its 1.3 billion people based on their social behavior is moving a step closer to reality, with Beijing set to adopt a lifelong points program by 2021 that assigns personalized ratings for each resident.
Say the wrong things and you might get kicked off of your favorite social media platform.
Researchers reviewed all lofting technologies that seem plausible as methods to put 100,000 tons per year of sulphur to an altitude of up to ~20 km in 2033.
Google wants to scan your clothing and listen to you brush your teeth. Welcome home.
In an obvious act of desperation, Overstock will sell its retail business to launch a crypro business called tZero.
Professor Valentina Zharkova gave a presentation of her Climate and the Solar Magnetic Field hypothesis at the Global Warming Policy Foundation in October, 2018.
The European EcoSwing project swapped a compact and lightweight electric superconducting generator for a conventional generator in a 3.6 Megawatt wind turbine.
Bioengineered spinal discs show promise – in goats
Researchers from all corners of medical science are hoping to harness advanced hydrogels to help repair damaged hearts, regrow brain tissues, or quickly shut down bleeding wounds, to name just a few examples.
The new Scooptram ST7 Battery from Epiroc has been developed based on a customer need, namely that the cost for ventilation in deep mining is really high. If you can reduce that cost by lowering emissions, than there is a lot of money to be saved. So
Technocrats who are obsessed with becoming aliens in the galaxy are turning to AI (think, HAL 9000) to operate all the technological systems required to keep fragile humans alive. Mars is their first major target. What could possibly go wrong? ? TN
(Natural News) In the minds of most Americans, chemical warfare happens only on television and in movies, where evil terrorists and insidious dictators use chemical or biological weapons to kill enemy soldiers or innocent citizens, all in the name of
So if you end up going to prison someday, it could be the evidence that is pulled out of your cellphone that ultimately puts you away. Of course most Americans never even consider that their own cellphones could be systematically gathering evidence
Garlic is a great example of a food whose symbolism and meaning are founded on facts. Ancient civilizations believed the odorous bulb to be a symbol of protection (be it from demons or vampires) and indeed, modern science is stating that garlic displ
A startup says it has tackled a long-standing problem that has kept smart contracts from responding to actual events.
University of Massachusetts researchers have successfully made a 2 nanometer individually addressable memristors.
Solid-state battery production line (100 MWh/year) was launched in China
It doesn't look like much, but this shack could hold the key to providing the internet to people who've never had access before, those cut off from the modern era by geography and economics.
...argues this doctor. "Smart toilets" that track health could do a lot for patients, but so far we haven't seen the technology hit the mainstream.
We're not done with anatomy. We know a tremendous amount about genomics, proteomics and cell biology, but as Diane Kelly makes clear at TEDMED, there are basic facts about the human body we're still learning. Case in point: How does the mammalian ere
Revolutionary Star-trek inspired 'ion propulsion' plane engine with no moving parts is unveiled by MIT researchers (and it actually flies)
In real life, you don't just see and hear things – you also smell them.
The CIA's covert Project MKUltra was instituted in hopes of manipulating Russian spies to spill secrets. Officially sanctioned in 1953 (though trials began earlier), for two decades the US government secretly dosed a range of unsuspecting mental he
Instead of fading away after his NFL career ended, the former player helped to develop the country's first solar city that will house up to 50,000 people.
Two thousand, three hundred years ago, Alexander The Great was surveying his battlefield and drinking water from silver urns. He knew nothing about bacteria, but he knew that silver containers have a seemingly miraculous way of keeping water fresh.
Virgin Orbit's Cosmic Girl took to the skies over Southern California on November 18, 2018 carrying a 70-ft-long (21-m) rocket for the first time. The specially modified 747-400 "flying launchpad" with the LauncherOne small-satellite booster under it
Technology has drastically changed our lives over the years.
Graphene Leaders Canada has its new GLC+™ WATER TECHNOLOGIES PLATFORM. The platform offers a disruptive solution to water pollution and remediation and is based on years of expertise in graphene solutions work with a keen focus in water filtration.
After over a decade of development, the world's first full-body medical scanner has produced its first images. The groundbreaking imaging device is almost 40 times faster than current PET scans and can capture a 3D picture of the entire human body in