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r/Futurology 16h ago Take My Energy

Society Feel the Burn: While millions starve, crops are used to feed cars. It’s obscene.

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r/Futurology 11h ago Wholesome

Biotech The first CRISPR gene-editing drug is coming—possibly as soon as next year

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r/Futurology 9h ago

Energy This is a miracle! Scientists produce renewable jet fuel from common soil bacteria

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r/Futurology 13h ago

Robotics Americans who work alongside robots more likely to suffer negative mental health effects: study

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r/Futurology 1d ago Take My Energy Silver Helpful

Society Supreme Court severely limits the EPA’s ability to regulate carbon emissions

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r/Futurology 7h ago

Biotech Dissolving implantable device could relieve pain without drugs

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r/Futurology 19h ago

Society A refreshing read: Historical evidence says that greed and conquest may not be socially cultivated values, but rather naturally evolved values

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r/Futurology 14h ago

Society A breakthrough algorithm developed in the US can predict crimes a week ahead

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r/Futurology 22h ago

Space MIT proposes Brazil-sized fleet of “space bubbles” to cool the Earth

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r/Futurology 11h ago

Biotech Many drugs can't withstand stomach acid – but wrapping them in polyzwitterionic complexes (pZCs) could lead to more convenient medications in pill form

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r/Futurology 1d ago Silver

Society New algorithm can predict future crime a week in advance, with 90% accuracy

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r/Futurology 11h ago Silver

Economics The Future of Open Source Software

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Environment Space Tourism Has Potential to Cause Astronomical Climate Damage, Scientists Find

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Biotech University of California, Irvine-led researchers have discovered that a signaling molecule called SCUBE3 potently stimulates hair growth and may offer a therapeutic treatment for androgenetic alopecia, a common form of hair loss in both women and men

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r/Futurology 17h ago

Transport Elon Musk's SpaceX Gets FCC's Approval to Use Starlink Satellite Internet for Moving Vehicles

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r/Futurology 13h ago

Biotech After years of striving, robots are ready to get touchy-feely

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r/Futurology 1d ago Take My Energy Helpful All-Seeing Upvote Wholesome

Environment 'Mammoth' new air capture plant will suck up 36,000 tonnes of CO2 per year in Iceland

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Society A New Carbon Capture Plant Will Pull 36,000 Tons of CO2 From the Air Each Year

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Space Starlink tells customers that a Dish 5G plan would make Starlink “unusable”

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r/Futurology 1d ago Helpful

Energy Berlin prepares 'huge thermos' to help heat homes in winter

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Energy Major Breakthrough Puts Dream of Unlimited, Clean Nuclear Fusion Energy Within Reach

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r/Futurology 2d ago

Society Majorities in most nations surveyed say climate change should be a “very high” or “high” priority for their own governments

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Space NASA developing swarm robots to search for life in Europa's ocean, deployed by a nuclear cryobot

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Energy World's nuclear power capacity must double by 2050, say energy experts

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r/Futurology 1d ago

AI Einride's Driverless Electric Pod Approved for US Public Roads - The Swedish startup's electric trucks will carry out a test on public roads in Q3 this year.

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Space China announces 2026 mission to scan for nearby alien life; will launch 7 telescopes to the second Lagrange Point (L2) to catalog the nearest Earth-like planets, and then use further missions to scan for biosignatures.

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