Big Fixes: Solutions to Some of Humanity’s Most Daunting Challenges

Phil and Stephen discuss solutions, currently under development, to some of humanity’s biggest problems.

Zuckerberg sees ‘better than human’ AI in next 10 years

Computers will delve into your timeline and figure out even more about you

What the bleep is an exocortex and why should we care?

Scientists Use Nanoparticles to Create a ‘Universal Treatment’ for Allergies

Scientists can now make lithium-ion batteries last a lifetime

The discovery could lead to vastly longer lifespans for batteries in computers, smartphones, appliances, cars and spacecraft

Kinetic Wave Power Station

This power station can harvest kinetic wave energy and turn it into electricity.

Uranium From Seawater Could Keep Our Lights On for 13,000 Years

The team created braids of polyethylene fibers that contain amidoxime, a chemical species that binds uranium. Tests show the new material has the ability to hold more than 6 grams of uranium per kilogram of adsorbent in 56 days of submersion in natural seawater.

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