Gorgeous Glimpses of Calamity
"Welcome to the Anthropocene." That is the message of a stunning collection of satellite images recently compiled by the...0
The Proof in the Quantum Pudding
In early May, news reports gushed that a quantum computation device had for the first time outperformed classical computers,...
The Truth is No Stranger Than Fiction When it Comes to Robots
Robots represent the cutting edge in science. For decades we have been promised a bright future in which these...
How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine
A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn’t filled with fresh, pungent...
The Omega Point
Jason Silva's latest explores the Omega Point, a term coined by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to describe the maximum...
Computers That You Eat (or That Eat You?)
Ray Kurzweil’s dream of internal nanobots floating around our bloodstream making us immortal by eradicating diseases and slowing down...
Why we need to bring nature back into cities
There is an optimistic view of the unprecedented migration we are witnessing from rural to urban areas, and it’s...
Storms Reveal Iron Age Skeleton
A series of storms that hit Scotland’s Shetland Islands over the holidays revealed what archaeologists believe could be 2,000-year-old...
Ancient Migration: Genes Link Australia With India
Australia experienced a wave of migration from India about 4,000 years ago, a genetic study suggests. It was thought...
The Iron in Our Blood That Keeps and Kills Us
In this search for the origin of one of the world's most common genetic diseases, emerging research in evolutionary...