A Vaccine for Type 1 Diabetes is Headed for Human Trials in 2018

25 years of hard work by a team of researchers in Finland has finally paid off.

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Facebook Just Filed a Patent for a Modular Consumer Device

That doesn't mean the "plug-and-play" phone will actually get made, though.

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Sexual Reproduction and Natural Selection Work Together to Protect the Gene Pool

The more mutations there are, the quicker natural selection eliminates those mutations.

8 hours ago

The James Webb telescope may give us a clearer picture of our universe.

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The Cost of Universal Basic Income Is Less Than You Might Think

Not having a UBI costs us more money in the long run.

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This Jet Could Fly You from NY to London in Just over 3 Hours

A Denver based startup called Boom wants to make affordable supersonic air travel widely available by the early 2020s.

July 22, 2017

The World’s Most Advanced Wireless Earphones May Finally Be Here

Meet the earphones made from graphene.

July 22, 2017

Scientists Assert Climate Change is Allowing Greenhouse Gases to Escape From Melting Permafrost

Pockets in the permafrost that have deeply thawed are responsible for 17 percent of all measured methane in the region

July 22, 2017

This Beating 3D Printed Heart Could Save Lives

ETH Zurich has created a 3D printed heart that closely mimics the design and function of real human hearts. It is the same size and weight as a natural heart, and has the same internal ventricle struc

July 22, 2017

Predict the Future

When will the first nation implement some form of universal basic income?

Jeff Bezos Just Commented on His New “Rocket Factory” in a Remarkable Instagram Video

"Manufacturing facility for the heavy-lift New Glenn launch vehicle is coming along nicely."

July 22, 2017

This Unmanned Convenience Store Can Come to You

This convenience store is completely automated. The store is also mobile and everything is communicated through WeChat.

July 22, 2017

“Bioinspired” Researchers Look to Nature to Solve Humanity’s Biggest Problems

Thomas Edison has nothing on Mother Nature.

July 22, 2017

These Artificial Glaciers Provide Fresh Water to Rural Communities

Sonam Wangchuk is an engineer creating artificial glaciers in the Himalayas to help provide fresh water for dryer farmland year-round.

July 19, 2017

NASA: On Social Media? Apply to Attend the Next SpaceX Launch

NASA is inviting 40 social media users to attend the two day event, culminating in the historic launch.

July 18, 2017

Richard Branson Suggests the U.S. Focus on Clean Energy Instead of Reviving Coal

The CEO says clean energy jobs would be good for workers, the nation, and the world.

July 18, 2017

As Cryptocurrency Prices Recover, “Bitcoin War” May Be Averted

Miners and developers have been in a deadlock, trying to decide what direction the cryptocurrency should take amidst increased blockchain traffic.

July 18, 2017

Mobile Payments Are Completely Replacing Cash in One of the World’s Largest Nations

“It has become the default way of life now.”

July 18, 2017

IBM Launches New Encrypted Transaction System That Can Even Address Cyberattacks

New mainframe will address cyberattacks, help firms automate compliance, and support 87 percent of all credit card transactions.

July 18, 2017

More Than Coins: Blockchain is Transforming the Way We Distribute Aid

The technology could prevent 30 percent of aid funding from being lost.

July 18, 2017

Watch: This Is What Will Happen in the Next Billion Years

Here's what we can expect should humanity survive for a billion more years.

July 18, 2017

French President Says Donald Trump has Expressed Interest in Re-entering the Paris Agreement

Speaking to a French newspaper, Emmanuel Macron said Trump is trying "to find a solution."

July 18, 2017

Elon Musk Tells National Governors Association How We Could Power the U.S. With Solar

“If you wanted to power the entire U.S. with solar panels, it would take a fairly small corner of Nevada or Texas or Utah."

July 18, 2017
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