Science

Brain Scans Help Shed Light on the PTSD Brain, but Cannot diagnose PTSD
2019-05-21

PTSD is a clinical condition due to exposure to extreme traumatic experiences or situations that are threatening to the integrity of a person.... Read more

Have Consumers Already Lost the Online Privacy War?
2019-05-20

Because consumers are used to receiving services online for free, tech companies will find it hard to succeed with a traditional business model.... Read more

Why is the Pentagon Interested in UFOs?
2019-05-17

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won’t be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them to keep track... Read more

Your Internet Data is Rotting
2019-05-15

Preserving content or intellectual property on the internet presents a strange conundrum...... Read more

E-Cigarettes: The Cold Hard Facts
2019-05-15

India should reverse it's ban on e-cigarettes because they are substantially safer than regular cigarettes and capable of preventing millions of avoida... Read more

Electricity grid cybersecurity will be expensive – who will pay, and how much?
2019-05-14

Could Russia, China, North Korea and Iran be capable of hacking into computers that control the U.S. electricity grid? The answer is yes... ... Read more

The FAA Plays Favorites in Its War on Drones
2019-05-14

Those who want drone delivery banned succumb to the same fear that caused refusal to upgrade from horse and carriages to Model T’s because of the dange... Read more

Why Aren't Automation and Baby Boomer Retirements Driving Consumer Prices Down?
2019-05-12

How long will the American public keep buying this story and allowing the Federal Reserve to loot them with one hand and claim to save them with the ot... Read more

A Conservation Program That Has Preserved 30 Million Acres of Habitat Is Being Threatened
2019-05-10

A win-win conservation policy is under attack by the IRS and the DOJ.... Read more

Drones Have the Potential to Rapidly Improve Our World, If We Allow Them To
2019-05-07

Who knows, maybe in the next ten years we’ll see drones delivering pizzas to people’s front doors or even someday providing quick transportation!... Read more

The Fearmongers Are Wrong about Artificial Intelligence and Robots
2019-05-06

It seems unlikely that their new argument about AI-induced mass unemployment will turn out to be the silver bullet they are hoping for.... Read more

The Government Wants to Protect You from (Affordable) Digital Eye Exams
2019-05-01

This law has little to do with patient safety and everything to do with protectionism.... Read more

If Climate Change Is a Dire Threat, Why Is No One Talking about Nuclear Power?
2019-04-30

A common (legitimate) concern with nuclear is unhealthy radiation, its usage actually emits less radiation than the burning of coal.... Read more

Beto O’Rourke Releases Proposal for $5 Trillion Climate Plan
2019-04-29

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke reveals his $5 trillion climate change plan to stop global warming.... Read more

Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it
2019-04-30

In the wake of the Sri Lanka attacks, government shut off its residents’ access to social media and online messaging systems.... Read more