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Within 10 Years, We'll Travel by Hyperloop, Rockets, and Avatars
November 15, 2019

Within 10 Years, We'll Travel by Hyperloop, Rockets, and Avatars . What’s faster than autonomous vehicles and flying cars? Try Hyperloop, rocket travel, and robotic avatars. Hyperloop is currently working towards 670 mph (1080 kph) passenger pods, capab

This Boat Was 3D Printed—And Bigger, Wilder Projects Will Soon Follow
November 14, 2019

This Boat Was 3D Printed—And Bigger, Wilder Projects Will Soon Follow . There’s a new technological answer to the iconic line “you’re going to need a bigger boat” from Jaws: 3D printing one. Last month, the University of Maine revealed 3Dirigo, a 25-foo

Where Should AI Ethics Come From? Not Medicine, New Study Says
November 13, 2019

Where Should AI Ethics Come From? Not Medicine, New Study Says . As fears about AI’s disruptive potential have grown, AI ethics has come to the fore in recent years. Concerns around privacy, transparency and the ability of algorithms to warp social and po

How Much Can We Delay Aging? A Gene Therapy Trial Is About to Find Out
November 12, 2019

How Much Can We Delay Aging? A Gene Therapy Trial Is About to Find Out . Aging is reversible. It’s still a somewhat controversial idea in humans. Yet recent attempts at delaying—or even reversing—diseases that pop up with age in animals clearly show tha

Can AI Rescue Modern Medicine From Itself?
November 11, 2019

Can AI Rescue Modern Medicine From Itself? . Labor unions have been around since the mid-19th century, and they’ve helped many a teacher, government employee, electrical worker, and others gain fairer pay or better working conditions. Unions give...

We Should Use AI to Rescue Modern Medicine From Itself
November 11, 2019

We Should Use AI to Rescue Modern Medicine From Itself . Labor unions have been around since the mid-19th century, and they’ve helped many a teacher, government employee, electrical worker, and others gain fairer pay or better working conditions. Unions g

Why Designing Our Own Biology Will Be the Next Big Thing in Medicine
November 10, 2019

Why Designing Our Own Biology Will Be the Next Big Thing in Medicine . It’s hard to watch a loved one get sick. Their eyes go glassy. Their breathing is punctuated by body-wracking coughs. Feverish and aching, they struggle to get out of bed. Hard as th

2 Types of Connection That Will Unleash a Flood of Human Capital
November 08, 2019

2 Types of Connection That Will Unleash a Flood of Human Capital . We are about to massively increase the amount of human genius on Earth in two distinct ways. First, by identifying and connecting those geniuses that already exist, but lack access to th

Why Medicine Needs a New Hippocratic Oath—and What It Should Be
November 07, 2019

Why Medicine Needs a New Hippocratic Oath—and What It Should Be . Somewhere along the road from sickness to health, the American medical system took a wrong turn—a big one. The cost of care in our country is sky-high, yet our population health outcomes

3D Printing Rockets in Outer Space? This Company's Going For It
November 06, 2019

3D Printing Rockets in Outer Space? This Company's Going For It . There’s a startup in California with dreams of enhancing the future of space travel, and they have their very own Stargate. Not the teleportation portal from science fiction, of course. T