What can we expect to see in the future regarding DNA sequencing?
The wilderness offers so many creative ideas for groundbreaking inventions. From snake robots to humpback whale-inspired turbine blades, there is no end to what nature can teach us.
Can quantum computing break past the limitations set by Moore’s Law? Given the speed of today’s technology development, it’s almost unavoidable.
The ocean floor holds more rare treasures than any other place on Earth. Now, mining companies want to extract those natural resources, arguing that the benefits are worth the risks. But how much environmental damage would deep-sea mining actually cause?
Would it be possible to replace electric street lamps with bioluminescent glow? One French company certainly thinks so.
How great would it be if each person’s medical care was designed specifically for their body? President Obama believes that investing in precision medicine would radically change healthcare for the better. However, this isn’t the first time this idea of individually tailored medicine tried to accomplish that same goal.
We are currently in an escalating arms race against humankind’s oldest enemy. Unfortunately, we’re losing. Significantly.