The history of recreational drugs
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Recreational drugs are often considered to be the byproduct of the Sixties, but the drugs themselves have long histories of both legal and illegal use before that time. There are different classes of recreational drugs as determined by the legal status in different countries. The...
By: Raven Lebeau
Using Radio Waves to Split Water: a discovery almost as interesting as the researcher responsible. For decades, debates raged over the viability of hydrogen-powered cars. While the dreamers of the world accused scientists and engineers of uncaring complacency, the scientific community responded with calculations regarding...
How governments benefit from science festivals
By: Effie Moore Salem
A government benefits from whatever activity their citizens engage in that is not contradictory to the laws created for the good of its people. And science festivals alerts government officials to what is current in scientific circles. Educational benefits are included in this and the...
By: E.M.Robinson
Science festivals provide unique opportunities to see the world from amazing new perspectives. Leading scientists gather with prominent thinkers and renowned artists to share their work in exciting programs of lectures, performances, and demonstrations that focus on the most critical and fascinating questions of our...
By: Stanley Roberts
Transhumanism is a movement supporting the use of new science and technology to enhance human mental, and physical abilities, and ameliorate what it regards as undesirable and unnecessary aspects of the human condition. Examples of such being, death, aging, suffering and stupidity.Not a bad...
By: Darian Peters
The place of science in our society appears to have taken rather a bashing for several decades now. It should be amongst the most revered and celebrated aspects of our culture, given everything that it has made possible for us to achieve. But instead there...
How to land a great job from a science festival
By: Effie Moore Salem
Landing a job of any kind at a science festival is a matter of planning to be in the right place at the right time. If, for instance, you are a hopeful future scientist and would like to work during your summer vacations learning and...
The social implications of transhumanism
By: Effie Moore Salem
What next is a question asked the phrase makers? The first question is what is trans-humanism and what are its social implications? Trans-humanism is a concept whereby technology is used ethically to "expand human capacity" say writers at the trans-human website. Vaguely humanism is a...
By: Tenebris
At its best, science seeks to constantly to revise itself with new insights and new discoveries. Hypotheses fitting the observed data are tested and revised and tested again, always seeking better understanding, a more accurate model. We can learn as much or more from a...
By: Tenebris
Science is the vehicle through which we learn about the building blocks of the universe and of ourselves. Applied science technology is what allows us to make use of those whats and hows to physically improve our environment and our lives. In a world where...

 

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