The Future is Now: Public Still Wary of Technology Enhancing Humans

IEEE.org DARPA Tests Battery-Powered Exoskeletons on Real Soldiers The exoskelton was developed by researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering under a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Harvard’s exoskeleton prototype is undergoing performance… Continue Reading

Knight Foundation, Columbia University launch First Amendment Institute

KnightFoundation.org The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Columbia University today announced the creation of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. The $60 million effort will seek to preserve and expand First Amendment rights in the… Continue Reading

Holographic Universe: More Evidence that everything you know is WRONG!

Independent.co.uk A team of physicists have provided what has been described by the journal Nature as the “clearest evidence yet” that our universe is a hologram. The new research could help reconcile one of modern physics’ most enduring problems: the… Continue Reading

Computers and phones in children’s bedrooms ‘can cause anxiety and sleep loss’

London Telegraph Parents have been urged to take televisions, computers and mobile phones out of children’s bedrooms as they cause anxiety and prevent sleep which ruins school performance, a study has suggested. Researchers have found that having televisions and games… Continue Reading

‘Alarming’ presence of radioactivity found by Pennsylvania fracking wastewater study

rt.com Researchers have found high levels of radioactivity, salts, and metals in water and sediment located downstream from a treatment facility which processes fracking wastewater from oil and gas production sites in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale formation. A Duke University team… Continue Reading

Test ‘reveals Facebook, Twitter and Google snoop on emails’: Study of net giants spurs new privacy concerns

Martin Delgado dailymail.co.uk Facebook, Twitter and Google have been caught snooping on messages sent across their networks, new research claims, prompting campaigners to express concerns over privacy. The findings emerged from  an experiment conducted following revelations by US security contractor… Continue Reading

Imagine no Drug War: We could cure depression, addiction, and much more…

JB March 12th, 2012 alabamatruth.com (alabamatruth.com) Imagine for a moment that there was no “War on Drugs.” Imagine that we were actually allowed research ancient medicines that have been labeled to have “…no currently accepted medical use in treatment in… Continue Reading