Australia is currently experiencing an unprecedented boom in solar and wind energy investments, both in terms of capacity and dollars. It will likely take the country to a 33% share of renewables as early as 2020.
Heralded as the first "true" FDA-approved gene therapy, Luxturna offers patients suffering from a rare inherited retinal disease truly remarkable outcomes. This clinical trial data demonstrates a 10-year-old girl's before and after performance on a low-light mobility test.
Whether the future be Utopian or Dystopian: high-tech, resilient & self-sufficient neighbourhoods are the way forward. A bottom-up approach to create a sustainable future. Check out this modern EcoVillage that I live in.
Stephen Hawking's final Reddit post was an ominous warning about the future of humanity and capitalism: “The trend seems to be toward the second option, with technology driving ever-increasing inequality”
The case for an artificially intelligent POTUS: “Historically, one of the big problems with leaders is that they are selfish mammals. An artificial intelligence president could be truly altruistic. It wouldn’t be susceptible to lobbyists, special interest groups or personal desires.”
Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from the cannabis plant that does not produce a “high”, was shown in a new large-scale, randomized, controlled trial to significantly reduce the number of dangerous seizures in patients with a severe form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
My mother is slowly losing the ability to walk due to a neurodegenerative disorder and wanted to visit Hawaii with me before the inevitable. It took 10 hours but she managed to hike 12 miles in and out of Haleakalā in Maui. This is the view of the rim upon the first 2800 ft descent. [4032×3024] [OC]
Horse Lake, BWCA, MN (1920x1704) [OC] This is my first post ever on Reddit. This image was posted earlier from someone who stole it from me. Even made the cover of Reddit! I was happy to see the feed back! 14mm lens.
Switching to electric cars is key to fixing America's 'critically insufficient' climate policies - Nearly 60% of US carbon pollution comes from power and transportation, and power is already decarbonizing fast
I was in Portugal during this summer's unusual heat wave. One night I did a long exposure of the setting sun and the glow in the sky. I think it brought forth an eerie (post) apocalyptic mood. [OC] [1000x1394]
One of my scariest moments as a photographer- what you dont see here is the 100m drop in front of me and the gale force wind from behind. Two minutes of light and then it was dark again. Faroe islands [OC] [4000x2444]