Category Archives: Singularity

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New Super-Black, Light-Absorbing Material Looks Like a Hole in Reality

UK nanotechnology company, Surrey NanoSystems, has created what they say is the darkest material known to man. Vantablack consists of a dense forest of carbon... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/19/14

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Solar PowerCube Provides Electricity, Clean Water, and WiFi in Disaster Zones

Following a major disaster, water, energy, and communications can be in short supply—challenging for residents and relief workers alike. But what if you could provide... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/18/14

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Anousheh Ansari on Her Journey to the ISS and the Endless Possibilities of Space

“The biggest hurdle to a flourishing space industry is the cost of access to space, so if we can reduce that cost, the possibilities become endless.” So said... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/15/14

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“The World in 2025″ Predicts Abundant Solar Power and Food, Tailored Drugs, Gene Therapies

In a recently released vision of the future, Thomson Reuters analysts predict solar power will be the dominant form of energy by 2025. Further, the report states genomic... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/13/14

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Big Declines in Pollutants Over US Cities, According to NASA Satellite Imagery

Pollution in US cities has been declining for decades now. But sometimes it takes a visual aid to drive the point home. NASA recently released a time lapse of nitrogen... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/12/14

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From Beer to Caffeine, The Birth of Innovation (an Excerpt from Abundance)

300 years ago, during the Age of Enlightenment, the Coffee House became the center of innovation. Back then, most people went from drinking beer to consuming coffee (i.e.... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/10/14

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Magnetically Guided Nanoparticles to Target and Destroy Diseased Cells

Currently, we take the shotgun approach to treatments for diseases like cancer. The body is indiscriminately bombarded with drugs and radiation harmful to diseased and... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/9/14

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Evidence of Abundance #1: More Leisure, Less Work

Is technology making you work harder? Or giving you more time off? Seriously, it feels like it’s enabling me to work around the clock! Heck, I’m writing this email at... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/8/14

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