A Humming Planet Like a permanent undertone to the dissonance of busy urban centers or nature’s own harmonious melodies, the Earth itself hums a low-frequency tune.
Meat 2.0 Meat is getting a makeover. For the past few decades, meat alternatives have grown from simple soy-based patties that little resemble meat, to plant-based burgers like the increasingly popular and increasingly controversial “Impossible Burger” that give the real thing a run for its money.
Most people don’t even know what the pancreas does, let alone how important it is to your digestive health.
New Findings NASA has announced a media teleconference set to take place at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, December 14.
Flooding, drought, hurricanes, wildfires — extreme weather events, once infrequent, are becoming more common and powerful due to climate change.
In Need of E-recycling The world is making progress on addressing the environmental problems that are plastic waste and plastic pollution, but there’s always more we can do to protect our environment.
Eyes on the Road We’re closer to making self-driving cars a reality than ever before, but at the moment the best options available to the public are along the lines of Tesla’s Autopilot system, which are assistive, rather than all-out, autonomy.
Bitcoin Futures Arrives Bitcoin Futures Trading received approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission at the start of December, meaning it would only be a short wait before it finally launched.
“Dreaming Big” President Donald Trump has just signed a major new directive at a ceremony in the White House prioritizing the administration’s efforts to advance space exploration, chiefly by sending US astronauts back to the Moon and beyond to Mars.
Listening In Our solar system was recently introduced to the first interstellar object in late November.
Prioritizing the Future From robots that can flawlessly perform backflips to electric cars that can go over 950 km (600 miles) on a single charge, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the future is far closer than we may have previously thought.
Using T-Cells to Fight Back One of the first line treatments for cancer is chemotherapy, which can be a long, stressful process.
Two Treatments Combined Researchers from the University of Bristol have just shared the promising results of a new treatment for spinal cord injuries that could help regenerate nerves and potentially improve patients’ quality of life.
Breakthrough Immunotherapy Graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) is a condition that can develop in response to an allogeneic stem cell transplant or a reduced-intensity allogeneic transplant.
Air Scare We already know that air pollution kills, with thousands of people in the US succumbing to conditions caused by poor air quality every year.
Tomorrow’s Teachers Robots will replace teachers by 2027. That’s the bold claim that Anthony Seldon, a British education expert, made at the British Science Festival in September.
New soft robots are stronger and appear more organic than previous versions, thanks to origami-inspired robot muscles.
Imagine glass blocks capable of enabling entire buildings to produce solar power. The post These Glass Bricks Double as Solar Panels, Providing Form and Function to Buildings appeared first on Futurism.
Farming fish, mussels, and seaweed all at once creates a sustainable ecosystem. The post Here’s Why Seaweed Farming Could Solve World Hunger appeared first on Futurism.
Depending on the bacterial species, the ink can be used for a number of purposes. The post The Future of Printing: How One 3D Printer Uses Live Bacteria as Ink appeared first on Futurism.