Category Archives: Technology – Future Trends
Cashless not so good? Stallholders seek refund from Hobart City Council over cashless system failures
STALLHOLDERS are demanding a full refund of the 10 per cent levy charged by Hobart City Council for Taste of Tasmania transactions.
By Richard Gray
A ‘mind-reading’ device that can decipher words from brainwaves without them being spoken has been developed by Japanese scientists, raising the prospect of ‘telepathic’ communication.
Scientists may soon be able to ‘cut and paste’ DNA to cure deadly diseases and design perfect babies
By Tanya Lewis
“There’s a scarier possibility linked with CRISPR, too: Scientists — or anyone with access to a basic biology lab — could unleash genetic mutations that could spread fairly easily through a population of animals, and the results could be irreversible.”
By William M Briggs
Here’s the breathless headline: “Scientists claim they can change your belief on immigrants and God — with MAGNETS.”
Artificial wombs, able to gestate a foetus outside the body, will completely upend feminism’s accepted arguments on bodily autonomy – for good or ill