Science and Environment

Winter 2018

Wasting Away

Martin Coates

The food we produce today could adequately feed the world, yet we throw it away by the tons. Not only do millions go hungry as a result, but our wastefulness has a direct environmental impact.

Winter 2018

Bitcoin: Ill-Gotten Gains

Daniel Tompsett

With the world’s number-one virtual currency so much in the headlines and yet so little understood, it’s a good time to look at its origin, volatile price—and surprising environmental implications.

Fall 2017

Your Cells Are Killing You

Dan Cloer

Immortality may not be an option, but can degeneration and the terrors of aging be lessened or even eliminated? These authors think so.

Fall 2017

Discovering the Body’s Ticking Clock

Dan Cloer

We all know we have a “body clock” and that it’s slowly winding down. But researchers are learning more about just what that means.

Fall 2017

How to Undo Aging

Dan Cloer

Neurobiologist Michael Fossel explains how people’s healthy life spans can be extended and how he believes Alzheimer’s will soon be cured.

Fall 2017

Is There Life After Tech?

David Hulme

What happens when critical technology fails? Engineering physics professor Peter Townsend speaks with Vision publisher David Hulme.

Summer 2017

X-Risks and Human Destiny

David Hulme

In an age when human survival seems to be hanging in the balance, cosmologist Martin Rees speculates on our collective future.

Summer 2017

Sunspots and Blind Spots

David Hulme

In the face of mounting threats to humanity’s continued existence on Earth, scientists are proposing various solutions. But they all seem to be overlooking one fundamental problem.

May 17, 2017

Global Threats, Part 2

Losing Ground

David Hulme

Many scientists are warning that the human footprint is one of indiscriminate destruction and possibly irretrievable loss. Are our days numbered?

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