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  • Human-Animal Studies (HAS) is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field that examines the complex and multidimensional relationships between humans and other animals.

  • This article examines the technological advancements neuroscience has made towards making telepathic communication a reality.

  • Like Arun in the story, our smart devices can also help us find jobs.

  • An Education News interview with Shelley Trammell, author of Living “Lexi”: A Walk in the Life of a Dyslexic (2008), about the experience of raising and advocating for her dyslexic daughter. Living “Lexi” was an […]

  • The European Space Agency is testing the use of 3D printing for more efficient lunar base construction.

  • Flying “conservation drones” are now being used to monitor Belize’s coral reef system, and conduct conversation work and research in a number of different countries.

  • [3D printing and art]

  • Wingsuits allow the human body to turn into a curved wing, producting life and providing the experience of flight.

  • Sponsored by NASA, this project proposes to use nanosatelites to manipulate asteriods and other space debris.

  • This article examines whether there is a neurological differences of the brains of psychopaths and explores ethical questions regarding personal responsibility and treatment.

  • Madeline Ashby discusses her upcoming novel Company Town, which takes place on an oil rig in the Atlantic and delves into the legality and/or illegality of sex work in Canada.

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    ThumbnailGeoffrey A. Landis is a scientist and a science fiction writer. As a scientist, he is a researcher at the NASA John Glenn Research Center. He works on projects related to advanced power and propulsion systems for […]

  • ThumbnailVandana Singh is a science fiction writer and assistant professor of physics at Framingham State University in Massachusetts; her area of expertise is theoretical particle physics. Her short stories, which most […]

  • [caption id="attachment_2320" align="alignright" width="150"] We were promised flying cars. Ionic levitation might be the path…[/caption]

    Take your dreams of levitating cars to the next level! Could an upgraded version of the ionocraft be the perfect addition to Neal Stephenson’s Tall Tower?

    Join the conversation about what it might take to get these floating vehicles into the upper atmosphere.

  • David Brin is a scientist, best-selling author and tech-futurist. His novels include Earth (1990), The Postman (1985, filmed in 1997) and Hugo Award winners Startide Rising (1983) and The Uplift War (1987). A leading commentator and speaker on modern trends, his nonfiction book The Transparent Society (1998) won the Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association.

    David also works as a consultant and serves on advisory boards for some of the world’s most prominent corporations. He can be spotted on various television series on the History Channel, The Science Network and others. Learn more at https://davidbrin.com


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  • ThumbnailIf cryogenic sleep were possible, would a child who was frozen for an extended period continue to grow?


    Join the conversation about these tiny time travelers and whether they’ll have a serious growth spurt […]

  • ThumbnailCharlie Jane Anders writes about science fiction for io9.com and is the author of the novel Choir Boy (2005). She has contributed to Mother Jones, the Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco […]

  • ThumbnailHow can we restore the oceans to their former glory? Join the conversation about “replanting” the flora and fauna of the North Sea, establishing the elaborate food web and using social media to save the sea.

  • ThumbnailJames Cambias is a New Orleans-based science fiction and fantasy writer and tabletop game designer whose stories have been nominated for the Nebula Award and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. In 2001, he was a nominee […]

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