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Video: IN-SHADOW – A Modern Odyssey – Animated Short Film

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Flint Bishop becomes first airport in nation to deploy new technology to fight spread of COVID-19

WNEM TV5 | youtube.com Flint Bishop International Airport is the first airport in the country to deploy a new smart technology aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. Read More

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Lenovo CEO gives his $3 million bonus to line workers and other lower-level employees

Kevin Smith Business Insider The CEO of Lenovo Yang Yuanqing has done something unusual among his CEO counterparts. Yuanqing distributed his $3 million bonus among the company’s 10,000 lower level workers. ZDNet reports that, “the ‘Yuanqing rewards’ averaged out at 2,000 … Continue reading

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The ecology of natural gas

Nadine Lymn EurekAlert Scientists examine process chain of natural gas, from rural extraction to urban distribution. “Fracking” stories about shale gas extraction hit the news daily, fueling a growing conflagration between environmental protectionism and economic interests. Otherwise known as hydraulic … Continue reading

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Disappearing Dead: Economic Optimism about Immortality

PBS NewsHour Will we one day be able to live forever? What is the goal of economics if not the greatest good for the greatest number of people? Substitute “happy, healthy, never-ending life” for “greatest good” and you can see … Continue reading

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Marco Tempest: The electric rise and fall of Nikola Tesla

Marco Tempest TED “Everything I did, I did for mankind.” (Marco Tempest quoting Nikola Tesla) Combining projection mapping and a pop-up book, Marco Tempest tells the visually arresting story of Nikola Tesla — called “the greatest geek who ever lived” … Continue reading

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2045: A New Era for Humanity

In February of 2012 the first Global Future 2045 Congress was held in Moscow. There, over 50 world leading scientists from multiple disciplines met to develop a strategy for the future development of humankind. One of the main goals of … Continue reading

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New body ‘liquefaction’ unit unveiled in Florida funeral home

Source: BBC News A Glasgow-based company has installed its first commercial “alkaline hydrolysis” unit at a Florida funeral home. The unit by Resomation Ltd is billed as a green alternative to cremation and works by dissolving the body in heated … Continue reading

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Synthetic biology could lead to disaster, says Oxford bioethicist

Michael Cook BioEdge Julian Savulescu, of Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, has issued a dramatic warning about the dangers of synthetic biology. He believe that it easily could be used to synthesise lethal new organisms which could kill vast … Continue reading

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DNA-Destroying Chip Being Embedded Into Mobile Phones

Before It’s News According to Dr. Boian Alexandrov at the Center for Nonlinear Studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, terahertz (THz) waves destroy human DNA. The waves literally unzip the helix strand. Now a team of technologists … Continue reading

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