World could warm by massive 10C if all fossil fuels are burned

Arctic would warm by as much as 20C by 2300 with disastrous impacts if action is not taken on climate change, warns new study

Brain does not process information and is not a computer | Aeon Essays

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies of words, pictures, grammatical rules or any other kinds of environmental stimuli. The human brain isn’t really empty, of course. But it does not contain most of the things … Read moreBrain does not process information and is not a computer | Aeon Essays

Popular Mechanics: US Government Interested in Cold Fusion

Cold fusion is rising again, thanks to allegedly successful experiments and demonstrations. Now interest in the field, also known as low energy nuclear reactions (LENR), has reached the highest levels, as the House Committee on Armed Services has asked the Secretary of Defense to provide “a briefing on the military utility of recent U.S. industrial base LENR … Read morePopular Mechanics: US Government Interested in Cold Fusion

Huge profits in store for firm that can make a great leap in battery technology

The problems of storing and carrying energy for our gadgets and homes are proving difficult to solve. But a breakthrough is sorely needed