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Apr 24, 2017

The SkinGun can quickly heal serious burns

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The SkinGun has been waiting on that FDA approval for years.

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Apr 21, 2017

One Big Question: What will space exploration look like in 2040?

Posted by in categories: futurism, satellites

The 33rd annual Space Symposium wrapped up recently in Colorado and New Atlas was on hand to check out some of the exhibits and talks. Amidst the rocket models, jet engines and satellites, we found a quiet corner to sit down with Scott Fouse, the vice president of Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Technology Center. For our One Big Question series, we wanted to get his thoughts on what reaching for the stars will look like in the future, so we asked him: What will space exploration look like in 2040?

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Apr 20, 2017

Real-life tricorders are here 230 years early, courtesy of the Tricorder XPrize

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, futurism

In the far future, tricorders are invented and humanity spends many centuries prospering due in part to their widespread adoption. It’s too early to tell whether we’re on that timeline or a different one, but rest assured that one part of Gene Roddenberry’s quixotic vision for the future has indeed come to pass. Tricorders are coming to the mass market, courtesy of the just-awarded Tricorder XPrize.

The $2.5 million first prize went to Final Frontier Medical Devices, a team of seven including four Trekkie siblings, for their DxtER diagnostic device (below).

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Apr 20, 2017

The 4 Most Important Things Facebook Just Announced

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his vision of the social network’s future during the annual F8 developers conference Tuesday.

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Apr 20, 2017

Yayoi Kusama at Hirshhorn

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Why is “Infinity Mirrors” attracting record crowds?

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Apr 20, 2017

Facebook is working on tech to let you type with your brain and ‘hear with your skin’

Posted by in categories: futurism, neuroscience

Facebook is working on futuristic technology that will let people type using only brain waves the understand thoughts through only skin contact.

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Apr 18, 2017

Watch F8 Live

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Live at our annual F8 developer conference.

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Apr 17, 2017

These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America

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The retail apocalypse has descended on America. Here’s what it looks like.

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Apr 17, 2017

Albert Einstein, In His Own Voice

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Have you ever heard Einstein’s real voice before? (Via Hashem Al-Ghaili)

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Apr 17, 2017

T-Minus 2 weeks until #SpaceApps

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There are 150+ locations online at 2017.spaceappschallenge.org/locations. Find one near you and register today for the global hackathon extravaganza!

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