A recently published article asked European demographers about their attitudes towards climate change and population growth.
The next few years will be crucial in the work to limit global climate disruption and stop the depletion of vital ecosystems.
Right Wing Christian politicians and religious interest groups continue efforts seeking to inflict their Commandments on the rest of us.
In so many ways, a permanent human presence on the Moon could open the door to the entire Solar System.
Twain's contempt and scorn for religion was kept secret for half a century after his death, lest it ruin his stature in Christian America.
If we really want Martian colonies, we can’t send just a few Adams and Eves. We can’t set-up a Martian Jamestown of 100 people.
At MIT’s Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, for example, scientists have modified memories in mice using an optogenetic interface.
As humanity looks outward, we ponder what kind of life we ought to take with us to support outposts and eventually colonies off the Earth.
Sure, we haven’t figured it all out yet. But the prospect of becoming the first Martians continues to inspire ideas and possible solutions!
More of us are asking this question: why not also use genome sequencing to help seemingly healthy people screen for all sorts of conditions?