Category: Future

A Chef’s Ambitious Quest to Harvest Rice From the Sea

There are very few things...

There’s A Big Hole In The Argument That Ditching Fossil Fuels Will Kill Jobs

Every time a politician talks about climate policy or a newspaper runs a big story on the transition from fossil fuels to renewable...

How South African police are tackling pangolin smugglers

Quiet, solitary and nocturnal, the pangolin has few natural enemies, but researchers believe it is the most trafficked mammal in the world. The...

Temperature records show past volcanic activity, current climate warming trends — ScienceDaily

Scientists used a 600-year-old marine sponge to reconstruct a record of ocean temperature in the North Atlantic revealing past volcanic activity as well...

Fascinating graphics show how far we’ve come with COVID-19 vaccine rollout, and how far we have to go

COVID-19 vaccines are here. Now we just have to get them to people.  So far, several COVID-19 vaccines have been around the word....

How mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines

“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look...

NYC Mayoral Front-Runner, Embracing Climate Activists’ Demands, Vows To Ban Fossil Fuels

Scott Stringer, an early front-runner for New York City mayor, pledged to completely phase out fossil fuels, drive private utility companies out of...

Nasa’s Curiosity rover: 3,000 days on Mars

The US space agency (Nasa) is about to put its latest rover, Perseverance, on Mars. But we shouldn't forget that the existing robot,...

Jellyfish create a ‘virtual wall’ to enhance performance — ScienceDaily

New research led by the University of South Florida has uncovered one of the reasons jellyfish have come to be known as the...

The polar vortex has been disrupted. What does that bode?

The stratosphere is a powerful place. Perhaps the most influential guitar ever devised is even named after this lofty layer in the atmosphere,...