Driven by technological advances, humans are changing faster than ever. Coming soon: our next stage, Homo evolutus Evolution is like a search engine, though not a very good one. We’re not talking Google. We might be talking Google drunk, blindfolded, on crutches, and with a frontal…
The U.S. government is surreptitiously collecting THE DNA of world leaders, and is reportedly protecting that of BARACK OBAMA. Decoded, these genetic blueprints could provide compromising information. In the not- too-distant future, they may provide something more as well—the basis for the creation of personalized BIOWEAPONS that could take down a president and leave no trace.
David Rozelle is the first American since the civil war to return to battle after losing A limb in combat. The amazing story of a soldier and the scientist who rebuilt him.
Tapping into transformational technologies promises a better future for everyone.
Bioengineered insects could help defeat malaria — or they could turn out to be Frankenbugs, wreaking havoc on our ecosystem.
Extreme athletes across all disciplines perform feats that were unimaginable just 10 years ago. With no margin for error, it’s either perfection or death. The science and strange sanity of the new superhuman.
Or how I fell off a mountain and learned to become one with a glacier.
Synthetic Biology, Vertical Farming and Five More Breakthroughs Reshaping Our World.
To some, nuclear reactors are the face of the future; to others, the ticking time bombs of the past. In this piece, Steven Kotler examines the evolution of nuclear technology and explains how the new wave of nuclear reactors is cleaner, safer and less vulnerable to both terrorist attack and natural disaster.
Within our lifetime, space experts say, humans will mine asteroids for unimaginable wealth—and create the world’s first trillionaires in the process. Who’ll get there first?