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Can Epigenetics Help Crops Adapt to Climate Change (Not GMOs)?

British researchers turned off a plant gene this year without modifying its DNA sequence. (July 11,2015)  There is a shortage of food in many areas of…


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Breakthrough Initiatives ($100M for SETI) Introduced by Seth MacFarlane

July 29, 2015 Source: YouTube, Breakthrough Initiatives Introduced by Seth MacFarlane “The Breakthrough Initiatives, a $100 million, 10-year multi-disciplinary effort to dramatically accelerate the search…


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When Woman Is Boss: Tesla On Wifi And Gender Equality

Nikola Tesla predicted the empowerment of women through wireless technology in 1926.  (July 29,2015) – Hollywood, CA  In 1926, John B. Kennedy published an interview with…


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Musk, Hawking, and Wozniak Sign Letter To Ban Autonomous Weapons (Killer Robots)

“There are many ways AI can make battlefields safer for humans without creating new tools for killing people.” (July 27,2015) – Buenos Aires, Argentina  …


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Battling ‘the Largest Mass Poisoning in History’: Arsenic in Bangladesh

By Kevin Krajick and David Funkhouser Earth Institute, Columbia University   International health experts have called it the largest mass poisoning in history, and…


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Hospital Tests Lag Time for Remote Surgery 12,000 Miles Away

Doctors may be able to perform surgery across the world or in space. (July 15, 2015) – Celebration, FL Roger Smith, CTO of Florida Hospital…


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Citizen Scientists Attempt Open Source Insulin

“I proposed that we could change that by making it ourselves, brewing insulin at home.” – Ryan Bethencourt (July 13, 2015) – Oakland, CA There…


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Test City Being Built in New Mexico To Evaluate Future Technology

The city will have everything but people who live there. (July 10, 2015) – Washington, DC A ghost city is being built in the…


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How Asteroid Mining Could Open Up the Solar System

Planetary Resources’ Chris Lewicki talks with physicist and sci-fi author Gregory Benford about asteroid mining and its potential to help humanity expand its footprint…