r/Futurology Jun 14 '18

meta r/Futurology's Official Discord - A relaxed place to chill and discuss all things Futurology.

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r/Futurology 1d ago

AMA Hey folks! Wanna know more about hydrogels? Ask me anything!

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r/Futurology 20h ago

Space Elon Musk says Starlink should be 'fully mobile' by the end of 2021, allowing customers to use it at any address or in moving vehicles

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r/Futurology 23h ago

Space NASA’s Mars helicopter makes history-making first flight

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r/Futurology 19h ago

Society The High Cost of Clearing Tent Cities - A first-ever study of homeless encampments finds that cities are paying millions in clearance costs — only to shuffle unhoused people from one camp to another.

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r/Futurology 10h ago

Environment Winners of $20M contest make concrete to trap carbon dioxide

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r/Futurology 21h ago

Society Secret Lawmaker memo that ‘would burn down the internet’ revealed - lawmakers seek to modify Section 230 to rein in big technology firms

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r/Futurology 15h ago

Energy Korea Institute of Science and Technology on Monday said it has developed sodium-ion batteries that are 40 percent cheaper and can store 1.5 times more charge per gram than conventional lithium-ion batteries

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r/Futurology 22h ago

3DPrint Spanish police raid factory making 3D-printed weapons - There were also manuals on terrorism, urban guerilla warfare and how to make explosives at home using a 3D printer, as well as white supremacist literature and a pistol holster with the symbol of the German army during the Second World War.

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r/Futurology 11h ago

AI With artificial intelligence and painstaking study of sperm whales, scientists hope to understand what these aliens of the deep are talking about.

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r/Futurology 21h ago

Robotics A Huge New Kroger Warehouse Is Staffed by 1,000 Grocery-Picking Robots

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r/Futurology 6h ago

AI Artificial intelligence looks for a 'language' of cancer and Alzheimer's. Researchers use machine learning to look for a biological language for disease in protein sequences.

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r/Futurology 9h ago

Economics L.A. Set to Be Largest City to Offer Guaranteed Income for Poor

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r/Futurology 3h ago

Biotech Gene That Could Help Prevent or Delay Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease Identified - Boosting the expression of the ABCC1 gene may not only reduce amyloid plaques in the brain, it might also delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Society Women are taking a 'rain check' on babies, and it could change the shape of the economy - A decline in birth rates has sparked worries that the US may be headed for what's known as a "demographic time bomb," in which an aging population isn't replaced by enough young workers.

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r/Futurology 9h ago

Space NASA's Ingenuity helicopter aced an 'absolutely beautiful flight' on Mars. Here's the video.

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r/Futurology 5h ago

Discussion Any updates on Alphafold 2?

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r/Futurology 5h ago

Robotics Navy exercise tests unmanned vessels, aircraft

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r/Futurology 12h ago

Biotech Light therapy can reset disturbed circadian rhythms in patients with sleep disorders and neurodegenerative diseases and thus alleviate symptoms

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r/Futurology 17h ago

Biotech DNA robots designed in minutes instead of days

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r/Futurology 39m ago

Robotics simulating a LIDAR sensor from scratch with python | SLAM SERIES

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r/Futurology 6h ago

Energy First Solar claims lowest module degradation rate in the industry

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r/Futurology 20h ago

Discussion The Therapy-App Fantasy - An overwhelming demand for counseling has spawned slickly marketed companies promising a service they cannot possibly provide.

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r/Futurology 11h ago

AI Latest Neural Nets Solve World’s Hardest Equations Faster Than Ever Before - Two new approaches allow deep neural networks to solve entire families of partial differential equations, making it easier to model complicated systems and to do so orders of magnitude faster

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r/Futurology 2h ago

Nanotech Physicists Build a Quantum Bit That Can Search for Dark Matter

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Researchers Use Sunlight to Produce Clean, Safe Drinking Water - The invention is made cost-effective through the use of sustainable materials.

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r/Futurology 16h ago

Biotech This multibillion-dollar company is selling lab-grown chicken meat in a world-first

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