by Beth Buczynski: We are addicted to plastic. For a material that’s only been around for about 60 years, we sure do like to use (and waste) a lot of it.
by Katherine Harmon: Mice have a jungle of bacteria, viruses and fungi in their stomachs—and so do we. These microorganisms help both mice and us break down dinner.
by Paul Willis: It’s been nearly four years in the making but it’s finally arrived.
The sun sends enormous amounts of energy toward Earth, but why don’t coronal mass ejections cause the same type of havoc as they do for Mercury and Venus?
Futurist and inventor, Ray Kurzweil recently spoke at Gawker Media’s New York Tech Meetup. For those familiar with Kurzweil he presents a lot of his common themes and stories about exponential technology and the Singularity, additionally, he attributes “all” of his “insights and inventions” to one single habit: thinking in his dreams.
Deepak Chopra, M.D. explores the power of physiology to alter human emotion and behavior, and the forces beyond physical reality that really shape our lives.
by David J. Hill: A 10-year-old Swedish girl has had a potentially life-threatening condition alleviated by receiving a vein grown from her own stem cells.
(CBS News) The race to build the fastest computer in the world never ends. Technology keeps improving, microchips keep getting smaller, and processing power continues its exponential growth.
by Aaron Saenz: Welcome to the new and improved Singularity Hub Accelerated Tech News! With the help of an incredible production team ATN has been upgraded to HD, with state of the art graphics, and a smooth sound.
by the History Channel: The Mayans, using stone age tools, were able to create some of the most advanced buildings and structures on Earth at the height of their power.