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The Physical Effects of Living in Space Could Create a New Human Species

If early colonies are restocked with new recruits from Earth, physiological changes will be modest. But subsequent colonists may sever the umbilical.

Elon Musk, Artificial Intelligence and OpenAI

Musk’s message about AI is consistent. He says it's dangerous and needs regulation, or else "AI could turn humans into an endangered species".

Genetic Engineering Might Help Pave Humanity’s Way to Mars

A future manned mission to Mars might require mankind not just to improve its technological capabilities but also to tweak human DNA.

SpaceX will go to Mars in two years, then humans in four, Elon Musk says

Elon Musk has revealed he plans to send the first SpaceX craft to Mars by 2022, with humans following within the next four to six…

Moon, Mars, and Beyond

The colonists will be a young offshoot of the human tree, with the potential to evolve into a different species.

Biotechnology, synthetic biology keys to humans colonizing other planets

Living anywhere in our Solar System beyond Earth will require the same level of protection that an astronaut needs while walking in space.

Going Interplanetary – How Can We Build a Colony on Mars?

It seems clear that the colonisation of Mars is not so much a matter of “will it happen?” as “when will it happen?”

Expert claims that we can have space colonies orbiting the Earth in 20 years

Thousands of people could be living in floating space colonies orbiting the Earth in 20 years' time, according to a British Interplanetary Society expert.

NASA LRC Chief Scientist on AI, Mars Colonization and Spaceflight

Robots and AI will remain at the forefront of space exploration, with virtual reality allowing us to participate in their exploration.

The Future of Human Evolution in Space

What will humans look like in the distant future? Space travel may may affect both biological and technological changes in our species.