Humans, The Future

Cryogenics – Re-establishing Life After Death

The human body is capable of amazing things, such as healing broken bones and regenerating cells. Regardless of our regenerative abilities we are still unable to avoid death, and there are many people who would like to prolong their lives. For this reason they are preserving their body in liquid nitrogen, in a process called… Continue reading Cryogenics – Re-establishing Life After Death

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Extending the Human Life Span

Researchers are always trying to come up with ways to prevent diseases, and other ailments, in humans. Decades of research has shown that the main cause of many illnesses is the same as that of getting older. They believe that it is possible to learn more about this cellular breakdown by observing the aging process… Continue reading Extending the Human Life Span

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Wormholes

Wormholes are passageways through space-time, that are essentially connecting points between two separate distances or locations in the universe. If visualized, a wormhole is a tunnel connecting two different points in space time, or different galaxies. The best and simplest way to show this phenomenon is a paper example when two dots are drawn at… Continue reading Wormholes

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Smart Cities – Panasonic Promotes the Future

Most futuristic movies feature cities that have increased functionality, which has been obtained by applying technology to everyday life. Leading technology company, Panasonic, has already begun building these ‘smart cities,’ and have shown where they can be the way forward. Their creation, Fujisawa SSC in Japan, is the world’s first city which incorporates technology into… Continue reading Smart Cities – Panasonic Promotes the Future

Humans, Threats to Mankind

Secret Laboratories – Hidden Experiments and Research

Throughout modern history there have been many experiments which have taken place without the knowledge of the general public. Many of these have been both unethical and unnecessary, and have been conducted for ‘the greater good.’ The majority of them are ordered by the government or military, of influential countries, and include: Porton Down, Britain… Continue reading Secret Laboratories – Hidden Experiments and Research

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Electronic Tattoos

Science fiction has given birth to many new technological advancements simply by inspiring curiosity. As our technological knowledge has increased we have been able to explore even more possibilities. We have now reached a point where nano-technology has merged with 3D printing and bio-MEM research to create an entirely new playground for the physicists of… Continue reading Electronic Tattoos

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Strange Cases of Memory Loss

Amnesia can take different forms, which include: long and short term memory loss, as well as the inability to form new memories. Researchers have spent a significant period documenting cases of amnesia, as well as the possible causes. During this time some of the strangest cases that have been recorded include: Ansel Bourne The inspiration… Continue reading Strange Cases of Memory Loss

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Eidetic Minds

A photographic memory has been coveted by many a scholar and student, since its concept has been recognized. Having the ability to recall everything that we looked at, exactly as we saw it, for an extended period of time could be extremely beneficial in many circumstances. Disappointingly, however, a photographic memory has never been proven… Continue reading Eidetic Minds

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Circus Freaks – Unexpected Talent on Display

Throughout history, many people that were born with physical deformities were ostracized by both their family and the society they lived in. Our modern culture views putting humans on display because they are different as immoral and degrading. This opinion may not have been shared by many of the ‘circus freaks,’ as they unexpectedly found… Continue reading Circus Freaks – Unexpected Talent on Display

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Nanotechnology Today

Nanotechnology, being conducted at such a small scale, was once thought of as beyond our capabilities. The microscope that allows us to see Nano particles has only been available in the last 30 years, so all of the relevant advances have taken place since then.  With the constant developments in the field, nanotechnology has been… Continue reading Nanotechnology Today