Have we finally found a replacement for Concrete?

From manufacturing to the pouring of concrete, concrete is one of the most harmful materials for the environment,  accounting for approximately 5% of annual anthropogenic global CO2 production and concrete’s CO2 emissions have only been rivaled by coal. (1) Well now people are really excited about a new foamy super strong super light material called […]

Ascendence Biomedical: Paths to Decentralized Medical Treatments & Saving Lives

Many companies are attempting to sell life saving treatments for life saving treatments such as gene editing for cancer and Orphan Diseases aka rare and deadly diseases for around 50,000 a treatment.  Ascendance Biomedical explains how Etherium Cryptocurrency backed by real value is their solution to decentralizing medicine and know that Blockchain is here to […]

Ripple Aerospace Awarded Innovation Grant

Ripple Aerospace Awarded Innovation Grant Innovation Norway awards funding for breakthrough maritime rocket startup paving the way for Northern Europe’s first indigenous commercial launch company Oslo, September 14th 2016: Low cost access to space is one step closer to becoming a reality for Norway’s Ripple Aerospace after it was announced last Wednesday that it has […]

The Future of Fueling Stations

The Future of Fueling Stations By: Carla M. Parsons   Follow up article to http://radicalsciencenews.org/the-future-of-transportation-is-near/ (From Back to the Future 2: Universal Studios)   We’ve all wondered what the 2010’s would be like, but have we really reached the future we ought to have, and if not, is there a way to fix it? Before we […]

Futurist Conference in Nigeria: Bridging the Divide

Nigeria ICT Fest: Bridging the Digital Divide Dates: December 1-3, 2016 The Nigeria ICT Fest is a futurist conference in Nigeria whose purpose is to bridge the digital divide between Nigeria and the developed world, and is currently seeking partners, collaborators and sponsors. This is an interview with the Conference Lead Organizer Agbolade Omowole. ——————————————————————————————— […]

Polypharmacology: A Brief Overview

In contrast to combination and single drug/single target strategies, polypharmacology (not to be confused with polypharmacy) suggests it is often desirable to develop single drugs with multiple therapeutic targets, although a handful of researchers use the term interchangeably with the use of drug cocktails. This paradigm shows immense promise in treating polygenic disorders as well […]

Amphibians Through the Ages: Why Frogs Matter

Authors: Lydia Fucsko and Adam Alonzi     Amphibian derives from the Greek words ‘amphi’ (double) and ‘bios’ (life) – and their unique life cycles have made them icons of the environmental movement. Frogs have become symbolic of biodiversity conservation and environmental water management.    Although there are a plethora of amphibians and water sources, the conventional […]

The Major Mouse Testing Program

The Major Mouse Testing Program Overview What is the MMTP? The MMTP is an ambitious project, designed to radically speed up the rate of progress in the field of regenerative medicine and aging research. The project is the brainchild of our parent organisation, The International Longevity Alliance, a nonprofit foundation for science advocacy and research. […]

Deep Learning Fuels Nvidia’s Self-Driving Car Technology

Author: Micah Blumberg Nvidia’s new “Self Driving Car System” features “Deep Learning” which is also known as Artificial Intelligence. Deep Learning is the key part of what makes Nvidia’s technology so brilliant. Nvidia’s Drivenet platform is being used by Nvidia’s partners (Volvo, Audi, Daimler, Toyota, Ford, Preferred Networks (AI), Toyota, ZMP (Robotics) and BMW) to […]

Inflammation and Anti-Inflammatories

Author: Rima Martin and Adam Alonzi     We usually consume what our hearts and stomachs desire, but everyday foods can damage our health if taken in excess. Our body’s inflammatory process a wonderful part of the immune system. If your immune system and its ability to intelligently manage inflammation became impaired you would have […]

Free Virtual Reality Cognitive Training App for Gear VR Released on the Oculus Play Store.

Author: Micah Blumberg Cerevrum is a new cognitive training Virtual Reality game available on Gear VR. It can be downloaded for free from the Oculus Play Store! The game combines neuroscience with data driven artificial intelligence to adjust to different skill levels. It is intended to help improve cognition.  The game uses your head movement to […]

Neurotechnology and the Future of Art

Author: Adam Alonzi   Mind-machine interfaces, the decoding of the brain’s workings, and other unforeseen advances in neurotechnology will usher in a creative explosion unparalleled in all history. It has implications for music, literature, and how, on the most basic levels, reality is experienced. Through future apparatuses ancient questions about aesthetics can be resolved or, […]

Understanding the Fundamentals of the 3D Bioprinting Space

Author: Adam Alonzi For medicine bioprinting is a necessity and an inevitability. The demand for organs will surely continue to climb with the global median age. Yet what hurdles lie in the way of creating a renewable supply? One major engineering obstacle is properly seeding and feeding the culture in order to create a functional organ. […]

Transhumanism Solving Violence and Improving the Human Condition: IQ, EQi, and Intelligence Upgrades

Can we end violence? Can we create greater emotional well being and intellectual equality for the greater well being of humanity? Will we be able to keep up with machines? How can we augment our intelligence? Could we cure mental illness? After advancements in aging the next major area of research from a standpoint of […]

Antioxidants and Their Role in Aging: Myths and Misconceptions

Author: Adam Alonzi Whether dietary antioxidants can substantially improve health, delay senescence, and protect us from premature death is an important question for researchers and health enthusiasts alike. While supplementation with certain molecules is known to increase the average lifespans of laboratory animals and mitigate common mortality risks in humans, most do not increase the […]

Islamic fundamentalism: How bad thinking leads to violence

We live in strange times. Times where the availability of space-age weapons can be debated among people who hold bronze-age beliefs in witchcraft, magic underwear, flying donkeys and horoscopes. Despite all accusations singling out the Muslim faith as the source of violence, there’s no lack of dangerously delusional people out there in all walks of […]