Category Archives: Technology – Future Trends
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Thursday predicted the end of the Internet as we know it.
Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents as Class 2B Carcinogens – possibly carcinogenic to humans. Another entry on that same list is radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF/EMF). The main sources of RF/EMF are radios, televisions, microwave ovens, cell phones, and Wi-Fi devices.
By Nilufer Atik
Human genetic modification might sound like a science fiction fantasy, but it’s increasingly becoming part of our reality.
Hackers continue to target Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co Ltd (KHNP), the operator of nuclear power plants in South Korea, Reuters reports, citing the company’s CEO.
By Carolyn Y. Johnson
A powerful new technology could be used to manipulate nature by “editing” the genes of organisms in the wild, enabling researchers to block mosquitoes’ ability to spread malaria, for example, or to make weeds more vulnerable to pesticides, Harvard scientists said Thursday.
Pity the poor meat bags. They are doomed if a growing number of scientists, engineers and artists are to be believed.
Prof Stephen Hawking has joined a roster of experts worried about what follows when humans build a device or write some software that can properly be called intelligent.