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May 18, 2019

How Uber and other digital platforms could trick us using behavioral science – unless we act fast

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This is one of the reasons Uber will soon be among the most valuable companies in the world after its shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

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May 17, 2019

Did ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Get the Science Right? A Lesson in Supersymmetry and Economy Class

Posted by in categories: cosmology, economics, physics, science

Is super asymmetry a thing? And do big physicists really travel economy class?

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May 16, 2019

The Real Life Sheldon & Leonard: CMU Physics Professors Thank ‘Big Bang Theory’ For Making Love Of Science More Accepted

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Two Carnegie Mellon University physics professors thank “The Big Bang Theory” for making loving science more accepted.

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May 16, 2019

Transhumanist science will reshape what it means to be human

Posted by in categories: science, transhumanism

I’ve been wanting to write on this quintessential #transhumanism debate for a long time: whether a copy of you is…well you. Here’s my new article for Quartz: https://qz.com/1616187/transhumanist-science-will-reshape-wh…-be-human/ #Omnipotism #Philosophy #LifeExtensionGameTheory


In 20 years transhumanist science could help us cheat death.

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May 14, 2019

Moon: Exploration is in our DNA and our closest celestial friend, the Moon, is a treasure chest of science!

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, science, space

As we look forward to #Moon2024 mission, we’re sharing these highlights of our favorite neighbor taken from the International Space Station and Earth:


Photographs of the moon taken by astronauts in space and individuals on Earth.

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May 12, 2019

University of Manitoba ‘Science Rendezvous’ tops 4,000 in attendance

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On Saturday, over 70 different booths were set up at the University of Manitoba’s campus, with each one showcasing a different aspect of science.

WATCH: Thousands flocked to the University of Manitoba to take in over 70 different hands on science demonstrations at this year’s “Science Rendezvous.” Marek Tkach reports.

For the 12th year in a row, ‘Science Rendezvous’ was organized and executed by over 700 U of M students.

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May 11, 2019

20 New Advances in the Science of Aging

Posted by in categories: life extension, science

Here’s a look at 20 of the most exciting areas of research on aging to watch in 2019 and beyond.

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May 10, 2019

China charts a path into European science

Posted by in categories: energy, science

The promise of investments in infrastructure and research appeals to many of the economically challenged nations in central and eastern Europe. These countries have battled brain drain, persistent corruption and lack of support for research and development. In this region, Chinese companies are — among other projects — building a bridge to connect two parts of Croatia, although this project stalled in 2012, in part because of funding problems. They are also financing the construction of an energy-efficient ‘smart city’ near the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, which would be the first such development in Europe, according to promoters.


As the Belt and Road Initiative spreads to central and eastern Europe, China’s investments in research and technology are raising concerns in the West.

By Antoaneta Roussi

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May 9, 2019

These mesmerizing science photos open up a mysterious, invisible world

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Science photographers can expose scenes that are otherwise impossible to view.

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May 7, 2019

Ekaterina Bereziy, CEO of ExoAtlet, a Russian company developing medical exoskeletons to enable people walk again — IdeaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, automation, bioengineering, bionic, biotech/medical, business, cyborgs, disruptive technology, robotics/AI, science
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