Would Enhancement of Humans Create Supermen or Super Villains?

The dream that we may one day transcend our physical and intellectual barriers through advancements in cybernetics and nanotechnology could became a reality during this century. But would this be a blessing or a curse? As science expands its frontiers and technology continues to evolve, ideas once deemed fanciful or considered part of science fiction find themselves within the realm … Continue reading

Scientist Predicts That We Will Be Talking to Our Dogs by 2050

A series of predictions about life in the middle of the century includes wearable muscles, neural interfaces with computers, and most excitingly – chatty chihuahuas. How many times do dog owners look at their pets and say, ‘If only they could talk.’ Well, if futurologist Ian Pearson is right, they might be able to. One day. In a report prepared … Continue reading

Bizarre Experiment: Lasers and Anti-Lasers Square Off

The Department of Energy occasionally gets up to some spooky, fringe science. Heavily redacted documents obtained through the Freedom of Information act recently confirmed that the DOE has conducted research on parallel universes and human test subjects, lending credence to some of the more out-there government research conspiracy theories. Just this week, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley … Continue reading