Topics and developments in science and medicine, presented by Futurism.

Traci E.8 months ago
Are Ants More Human Than Us?
I became the proud owner of an Uncle Milton’s Ant Farm as a gift. I sent in my form and awaited my ants. The day they arrived was a happy one. Several had died in transport. This was to be expected as...
Andrea Dawson8 months ago
3 Types of Sciences to Make a Career Out Of
When you are selecting an education and a type of career to go into, you might consider a science career. If you have a knack for the sciences, there are many different career paths that you can follo...
Wonk! Magazine8 months ago
Love Is in the Hair
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past six months, I’m sure you are aware of the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. We figured this would be the perfect opportunity t...
savanna rae8 months ago
Dreaming Awake: Lucid Dreams
What Is Lucid Dreaming? Lucid dreaming is becoming self-aware in your dreams. You know your dreaming and can sometimes control the dream. Becoming aware means you will likely be able to explore and ma...
ashley stock8 months ago
How Does Ebola Work?
An article published in 2018 by Younan, et al. titled “Disabling of lymphocyte immune response by Ebola virus,” draws to attention some interesting associations between lymphopenia, a significant redu...
Constantine 8 months ago
The Future of Our Brains
Technological advancement and development have allowed us to understand our bodies and the way we work more than ever before. Innovations in both science and technology have led us to cure most diseas...
Vanessa Cid8 months ago
Using Neural Stem Cell Therapy to Treat TBIs
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells found inside the body and have the capability of generating lineage-specific cells. Neurons are different from other cells in our body because they don't undergo ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
Science Has Not Failed Us
Science has not necessarily failed the human race. It is the politics behind new discoveries that fail the human race, not science itself. We have advanced our technology because of the way we work on...
Crow Zing 9 months ago
How a Bacteria Might've Wiped out the Entire Population of Mexico
So I read an article a while ago which interested me immensely, and this article was about how a bacteria in the sixteenth century might've wiped out 80 percent of Mexico's population, for comparison,...
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
For Every Human in the United States
I’ve come to the conclusion that climate change happens all over the planet, not just at home in the United States. The Australian Great Barrier reef is constantly affected by climate problems. The Go...
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
Soil Destruction
Soil degradation means that soil is not being used to its fullest potential for agricultural use. (Source) This is because soil degradation is becoming a massive problem on this planet. The soil is a ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
Groundwater Depletion
Groundwater depletion is a growing problem on this planet today. It comes from, as usual, humans overusing their ability to draw groundwater out of our environment. Surface water is not always easily ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
Wildlife Goes Extinct on Our Planet
Earth has had multiple mass extinctions. It will keep happening as a natural evolutionary cycle or perhaps because of the activities of man. The Endangered Species Act was set up in 1973 to save us fr...
Kristin Wilson9 months ago
11 Little Known Facts About Nikola Tesla
Undoubtedly the Most Underrated, Under Acknowledged Man of His Time
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
Biodegradable Plastics Currently Available
Apparently, there already are two different types of biodegradable plastic on the market that we need to start introducing into manufacturing. These are known as oxo-biodegradable, (oxygen) and hydro-...
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
Climate Change Evidence
Denial is not just a dried up river in Africa. Earth has cooling periods also known as Ice Ages and warming periods, such as the global warming that occurs in 2018. There is much evidence of the exist...
Kristin Wilson9 months ago
11 Things You May Not Know About Albert Einstein
Some not-so-known facts about the greatest genius of his time.