Would you trust a humanoid robot?

July 7, 2010


Would you pay $68,000 to unlock the secrets of your genetic code?

May 1, 2009

Would you have allowed Bill Gates to be born?

June 1, 2005

Would you give up your immortality to ensure the success of a posthuman world?

July 30, 2007

Would you eat ‘eco-friendly’ meat created from stem cells?

May 23, 2014

cells to food

Would You Buy a Car From a Robot?

December 12, 2002

Worse Than Gray Goo

February 24, 2004

Wormhole ‘no use’ for time travel

May 24, 2005

Worm-inspired robot crawls through intestines

June 7, 2006

Worm research in life extension leads scientists to discover new metric to track aging

Living longer usually means a living longer in old age, but wouldn't it better to extend young adulthood instead?
December 10, 2015

C. elegans nematode worm (credit: The Goldstein Lab)

Worm mind control

Using precisely-targeted lasers, researchers manipulate neurons in worms' brains and take control of their behavior
September 25, 2012


Worm Infects Millions of Computers Worldwide

January 23, 2009

Worm ‘EEG’ tests neural effects of drugs

May 24, 2013

C. elegans nematode worm (credit: The Goldstein Lab)

World’s thinnest piezoelectricity generator

Could lead to wearable electronic devices based on MoS2 that are transparent, extremely light, and very bendable and stretchable
October 16, 2014

Positive and negative polarized charges are squeezed from a single layer of atoms, as it is being stretched. (Credit: Lei Wang / Columbia Engineering)

World’s smallest, fastest nanomotor

They could one day move through the body at high speed to deliver drugs to target cells
May 21, 2014

Nanomotor drug delivery. After coating the nanomotor with biochemicals, the researchers were able to control the speed and rate of drug delivery to a cell in the lab. (Credit: Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin)

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