Bill Gates: Rich Nations Should Switch To Synthetic Beef

Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates is urging all rich nations to shift away from environmentally destructive animal agriculture and toward plant-based and lab-grown alternatives to meat.

Childhood diet has lifelong impact

Eating too much fat and sugar as a child can alter your microbiome for life, even if you later learn to eat healthier, a new study in mice suggests.

Robotic dogs and laughter therapy could help with loneliness

Robotic dogs, laughter therapy and mindfulness are some of the ways that might help people - particularly the elderly - cope with loneliness and social isolation while social distancing, say UK researchers.

Mental health Can Truly Impact A Person's Health

A person's mind, heart and body are all interconnected and interdependent in what can be termed 'the mind-heart-body-connection. Positive psychological attributes lead to lower risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality.

Should killing nature be a crime?

In December 2019, at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Vanuatu’s ambassador to the European Union made a radical suggestion: make the destruction of the environment a crime.

Visualize Humanity's Future in Centuries, Millennia, and Beyond

Such is the mission of the Long Now Foundation. They are involved in efforts to preserve genetic material from endangered species and to preserve human languages that are most likely to vanish over the next century.

" I don't spend my time pontificating about high-concept things; I spend my time solving engineering and manufacturing problems. "
- Elon Musk -
" Visionaries will always meet opposition from weak minds but the seeds they plant always save the world. "
- Bangambiki Habyarimana -
" Show me the heroes that the youth of your country look up to, and I will tell you the future of your country. "
- Idowu Koyenikan -

12 Minutes of Exercise Can Change Biomarkers in Your Blood

Short bursts of exercise have more of an impact on our bodies than you might think: a new study shows that just 12 minutes of intense activity is enough to significantly change the biomarkers of metabolic health in people's blood.

To Use Starlink You Have To "Recognize Mars as a Free Planet"

To date, SpaceX has launched over 800 Starlink satellites. Now  SpaceX has invited participants to take part in a public beta test  but on one condition - participants must acknowledge that Mars is a “free planet.”

Positive outlook predicts less memory decline

A new study finds that people who feel enthusiastic and cheerful - what psychologists call 'positive affect'- are less likely to experience memory decline as they age.

Happiness and the evolution of brain size

During human evolution, the size of the brain increased. A new research shows that serotonin can act as a growth factor for the stem cells in the fetal human brain that determine brain size.

UN World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The UN World Food Programme (WFP), which provides lifesaving food assistance to millions across the world - often in extremely dangerous and hard-to-access conditions - has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. 

" Freedom does not mean being free of something, but to be free to do something "
- Angela Merkel -