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

Casey Parkera year ago
Sinister Dexterity (Or, Let's Get Sinister)
You've been using your right hand all your life. Well, with the exception of the ten percent this whole article is backward for. Next time you do something you've grown to consider a single-command op...
The Dawn of Microbots and Nanorobots
Creating nano and micro-scale robots to assist biomedical interventions in humans is a relatively young research field receiving copious amounts of interest within scientific research and Sci-Fi.
Anya Wassenberga year ago
Solar Eclipse 2017
Solar eclipse 2017—are you ready for it? On August 21, 2017, for the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse of the sun will pass across the entire continental United States.
Rob Salkowitza year ago
Can Better Data Head Off Environmental Disasters?
Do you live within 200 yards of an oil or gas pipe? More than 60% of Americans do, but no one—not public agencies, not commercial customers, and not even the energy companies that own the pipes—could ...
Pierre Roustana year ago
The Latest Bio-Engineering Heart Transplant Research Is In: Spinach Leaves
I don't know whether to be blown away or skeptical, but the information and research are indeed verified. It turns out that the research as written here has proven scientists can now literally simulat...
Nadia Davidsona year ago
Science Fiction: Science as Craft
Writing is a craft. We talk of crafting a story, and of wordsmiths who forge metaphors from the white heat of their imaginations. The creation of fiction, therefore, involves a process akin to that of...
Sir Hans Sloane, Magic Mirrors and the British Museum
The British Museum collection began with the intellectual curiosity of an Irish doctor called Sir Hans Sloane. He began collecting when he was working in Jamaica, as a physician to the governor. He re...
Anya Wassenberga year ago
Exoplanet Update: NASA Releases New Kepler Data
NASA released the latest data from the Kepler space telescope project. A total of 219 objects were identified as new planet candidates. More significantly, 10 of those were determined to be possible E...
Alva v.Harzia year ago
The Inner Realm
“The law of attraction works universally on every plane of action, and we attract whatever we desire or expect. If we desire one thing and expect another, we become like houses divided against themsel...
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Iris Sinclaira year ago
Killing Clones
For a heart-stopping second, I feel my foot slip and I stumble dangerously close to the cliff's edge. I turn just fast enough to see the knife flying towards my face and I dodge it as best as I can. I...
How Is Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory Identified?
Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (abbreviation HSAM) is an extremely rare kind of memory that enables a person to easily retrieve details of every day of their life (or since they were young ch...
Marlene Affelda year ago
Spontaneous, Terrifying, Destructive, and Deadly – Ten Worst Forest Fires In U.S. History
Wildfire generates intense winds and can leap firebreaks, streams, roads and other natural and man-made obstacles. A large fire frequently creates hurricane force winds of more than 120 miles per hour...
A Short Bit: Graverobbing From Who?
Eighteenth and Nineteenth century grave robbers had several nicknames assigned to them by the public, who was aware of the practice of grave robbing,including “night doctors,” “Sack-em-up men,” and “b...
Janice Simmsa year ago
Can Humans Evolve on Mars?
Creatures have evolved through millions of years of evolution. Eventually, it has created complex species which, have adapted to their environment. Our planet has plants, and we breathe in oxygen and ...