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Robots that understand and can interact with the surrounding environment will be able to replace all physical human labor, which will lead to a dramatic expansion of the world economy.
A team of Chinese scientists have found a sinkhole with a forest at the bottom. They say that they wouldn’t be surprised if they found species never heard of before in the ancient forest.
By capturing and storing carbon dioxide in the production of bio aviation fuel, it is possible to eliminate the climate impact of aviation completely.
The imagination of Kai-Fu Lee, former president of Google China, takes us into a futuristic world made up of virtual teachers, augmented cities, increased longevity, immersive virtual worlds, as well as vital new issues to address.
A minuscule fuel cell is able to generate energy from glucose present in the body and replace traditional batteries.
Noise from the fans in ventilation systems can make us sick, but a new type of fan is so quiet that we are not affected by the sound.
Crew Dragon just got some competition.
By utilizing a natural physical process, it is possible to get solar panels to generate some electricity even during the dark part of the day.
AI can take care of the routine analysis of X-ray images and relieve X-ray doctors, enabling them to focus on more difficult tasks.
Transplanting a uterus from a donor is an effective and safe method to solve infertility for women who lack a functioning uterus.
Four books that will make your summer more interesting and more optimistic.
Scottish villagers buy a nature reserve and now they are hoping to double its size, making it 4000 hectares.
By reprogramming skin cells, it is possible to turn back the clock and make the cells function as if they were several decades younger.
The use of technology in Africa in research and everyday life is increasingly bridging the technology gap between the continent and western countries. In this case, with the Victoria Falls Elephant Project.
In Jaisalmer, a city in India, students have to brave scorching temperatures to attend class. A new school, the Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls School, with a smart design keeps the school and its students cool without air conditioners.
People living in democracies are richer, healthier and happier. And there is a strong connection between democracy and prosperity, a new report from The Atlantic Council and the Alliance of Democracies shows.
We're honored to present these top reads from World-Class writers, who contribute to Warp News because they believe in our mission of spreading fact-based optimism all over the world.
Much has been said and written about how Elon Musk thinks and operates, but despite that, a key part has been neglected. There are two parts to The Elon Code, but only one part has gotten most of the attention. Here we dive into the second part.
With so much progress in the world, how can pessimism still be widespread? It is because of cynicism, denying that “so-called-progress” is progress, argues David Deutsch, professor at Oxford University and one of the world's leading intellectuals on optimism.
Kevin Kelly is the founder of Wired Magazine and author of several books, among them The Inevitable. For Warp News he presents his case for optimism.
An increasing number of people think the future belongs to China. Interestingly, that’s what well-informed pundits assumed 1,000 years ago as well. The reason that those predictions turned out wrong tells us something important about China’s prospects this time.
Optimists often get called nicknames, one of these is Pollyanna. But the real story about the nickname tells us something important about the power of optimism.
At a time when the miraculous success of vaccines has transformed the battle against the pandemic it is fitting to recall the general idea, and unexpected history, behind vaccination, writes Matt Ridley, bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and How Innovation Works.