Laser-driven technique for creating fusion is now within reach, say researchers

Dramatic advances in powerful, high-intensity lasers are making it viable for scientists to pursue what was once thought impossible: creating fusion energy based on hydrogen-boron reactions.

China’s science graduates earn more than bankers on AI shortage

“Show me the money” might have been a catchphrase associated with highly paid sports stars after Cuba Gooding Jr’s character told his agent played by Tom Cruise to get him a better deal in the 1996 Hollywood movie Jerry Maguire.

SpaceX buys produce from this high-tech farm in a shipping container — take a...

By 2050, the world will need to feed 9.7 billion people — 2.4 billion more than today.

Haemophilia trial’s ‘mind-blowing’ result

British doctors say they have achieved "mind-blowing" results in an attempt to rid people of haemophilia A.

Faster, More Accurate Cancer Detection Using Nanoparticles, Rutgers-Led Study Finds | Rutgers Today

Using light-emitting nanoparticles, Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have invented a highly effective method to detect tiny tumors and track their spread, potentially leading to earlier cancer detection and more precise treatment.

Here’s How Fast China’s Economy Is Catching Up to the U.S.

Donald Trump touches down in Beijing this week seeking to ink deals, cut his nation’s trade deficit and keep his nation atop the global economy.

New type of smart windows use liquid to switch from clear to reflective

Researchers have demonstrated prototype windows that switch from reflective to clear with the simple addition of a liquid.

T-Mobile Wants to Be Your Cable TV Provider

T-Mobile has spent the past four years attacking wireless industry rivals to great success.

Americans are in the dark about automation — and it could cost them their...

Americans have decidedly mixed attitudes about the possibility of automation and robots taking jobs.

ispace just raised $90 million to launch two private moon missions by 2020

Japanese company ispace has raised $90.2 million in a Series A funding round, an amount it’s calling the “largest ever” Series A in commercial space financing.

California Psilocybin Mushroom Decriminalization Initiative (2018) – Ballotpedia

The California Psilocybin Mushroom Decriminalization Initiative (#17-0024) may appear on the ballot in California as an initiated state statute on November 6, 2018.

Elon Musk Says Humans Should Already Have A Moon Base

Space entrepreneur Elon Musk weighed in on humanity’s endeavors beyond earth Tuesday after President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to focus on the moon and Mars.

Plant-based burgers are turning the grocery meat aisle into a protein aisle

Less than a year after getting its plant-based burgers into the meat sections at mainstream grocery stores, Beyond Meat is ramping up production.

Scientists Invent a New, Lighter Steel That’s as Strong as Titanium

From shipping containers to skyscrapers to turbines, good old steel is still the workhorse of our modern world.

As AI and robots rise up, do humans need an upgrade too?

There is a chip implanted in my hand.

Congress Is Looking Into a Last-Ditch Climate Change Solution

Climate change is an increasingly big problem, and the more we learn about it the worse matters seem to be.

Artificial intelligence (AI) in government

What do government workers need more of?

There’s a Growing Abundance of Capital to Fund Bold Ventures

There is a growing abundance of capital to fund entrepreneurs’ massive transformative purposes (MTPs) and moonshots.