Next week, Big Think will host two groundbreaking panels on pandemic and genomic science. A handful of the world’s foremost experts–including Esther Dyson, Francis Collins, Michael Woroby and Boonsri Dickinson–will […]
A study published today in the journal Stem Cells and Development renders the male gender, evolutionarily speaking, unnecessary. Researchers from Newcastle University and the Northeast England Stem Cell Institute (NESCI) […]
Alec Ross is changing diplomacy. The Senior Advisor on Innovation to Secretary Clinton studies the distribution of power from government to the people. And he’s noticed something about the relationship […]
Salinity has plagued agriculture since humans stopped hunting and gathering and started growing their own crops. Salty soil, coupled with over-irrigation, helped turn the Fertile Crescent into a modern-day desert, and salinity […]
Now come Mr. Barack Obama, he listens to Winston Churchill’s word Jaw Jaw is better than war war. However, he and his untested brightest and smartest guys want to change everything, ENERGY, EDUCATION, AND HEALTH CARE AND FINISH TWO WARS. AND BAILED OUT THE MAY BE 21st CENTRY THE GREATEST RECESSION. rnrnrnI know Mr. McNamara was gone. What about the untested brightest and smartest guys? Are they right this time?!rnrnrnrnrn
There is agreat need for innovations for rural areas. Since the energy and material resources available are scarce and in dilute forms there is a great need to produce very high technologies for these areas.
The dirtiest corporations in existence characterize themselves as 'green' and 'environmentally friendly.'
Young journalists and filmmakers force us to visually accept the reality of all the hype.
The EU is taking a lot of criticism mostly from the U.S.A. and England. If the critics would take a closer look at the accomplishments between science, technology and education they might see a different picture. Often their assumptions forget to include, quality of life, in their equation.
India's rural poor are still waiting after over six decades of independence for their share of the pie. The way things look, this won't happen anytime soon, and they will continue to scratch a meagre living from the soil unless some dramatic big idea thinking is done - and implemented.
With the travel industry adjusting to today’s modestly priced, environmentally conscious mandate, it’s time to consider new concepts for hotels. Thinking outside the box, Morris Architects took home a prize […]
Zeke Vanderhoek will start one of the most progressive secondary education projects in American history in two months. His mandate: create a model of educational excellence for promising low-income students […]
How to improve a struggling student’s academic performance has bedeviled educators and parents alike. Is poor performance the fault of the curriculum, the teachers, the student, conditions at home or […]