Month: February 2015

DARPA Cortical Modem connects brain directly to computer for ‘electronic telepathy and telekinesis’

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/darpa-cortical-modem-connects-brain-directly-computer-electronic-telepathy-telekinesis-1488476

Mice Get Freakishly Large Brains Thanks to Human DNA

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/mice-get-freakishly-large-brains-thanks-to-human-dna

12 Risks That Threaten Human Civilisation

This page link provides the list of 12 risks, with other information.  It also provides links to the report summary and the full report.

http://globalchallenges.org/publications/globalrisks/about-the-project/

Top-secret military warning on Ebola biological weapon terror threat

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/feb/21/top-secret-ebola-biological-weapon-terror-warning-al-qaida-isis

Biology is Technology — DARPA is Back in the Game With A Big Vision and It Is H+

http://hplusmagazine.com/2015/02/15/biology-technology-darpa-back-game-big-vision-h/

Scientists store data inside DNA that could last MILLIONS of years

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2955663/Death-hard-drive-Scientists-store-data-inside-DNA-MILLIONS-years.html

Lawmaker proposes bill to ban mixing human, animal embryos

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/lawmaker-proposes-bill-ban-mixing-human-animal-emb/nj8xW/

We May Soon Be Able to “Design” Our Babies

http://www.babble.com/parenting/we-may-soon-be-able-to-design-our-babies/

Will Our Smart Gadgets Become Trusted or Oppressive Companions?

http://www.govtech.com/products/GT-Will-Our-Smart-Gadgets-Become-Trusted-or-Oppressive-Companions.html

DARPA Wants to Give Soldiers Robot Surrogates, Avatar Style

http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/military-robots/darpa-wants-to-give-soldiers-robot-surrogates-avatar-style