Category Archives: Technology – Future Trends
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.
By Lisa M. Krieger
In a provocative cross-species experiment, scientists are striving to rewrite the pig genome so the animal grows lungs that could be transplanted into humans.
By Leo Hohmann
According to a survey by tech giant Cisco Systems, about a fourth of professionals ages 18 to 50 would leap at the chance to get a surgical brain implant that allowed them to instantly link their thoughts to the Internet.
NASA’s inspector general said today that the agency’s “ambitious” space agenda, which includes developing a new deep-space rocket in Alabama, may not be possible with the funding Congress has been willing to provide.
By Antonio Regalado
Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch. Have genomes? Store them with us.
Violent video games, the sharing of indecent images on mobile phones, and other types of digital communications, are harming young people’s mental health, MPs warned on Wednesday, amid evidence of big increases in self-harm and serious psychological problems among the under-18s.