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The best way to explain difficult concepts is by using simple language. In our longreads, we avoid using complex scientific terms, instead focusing on explaining everything that has to do with promising new technologies, scientific discoveries, and the problems that go hand in hand with technological progress. We strive to give you a detailed overview of the most important facts about technologies, in a way that’s not boring. In this format, we offer a comprehensive view of a particular event, issue or object without leaving out any important details or facts.

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Why are people afraid of vaccines?

Ever since the very first smallpox vaccine, there have been people who feared or even openly opposed vaccines. Today, the anti-vaccination movement is gaining traction in many countries around the globe. Why do people distrust methods that have saved humanity from so many deadly diseases?
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The Darknet

The Darknet is a part of the Internet that is not accessible to regular users. Essentially, it is a hidden network established by trusted…
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How technology can kill your business

Technological progress opens new opportunities for companies, but it also threatens anyone who fails to adapt to new market conditions. What’s more, the same strategy can be disastrous for a small startup but perfect for a large corporation
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Social engineering

Social engineering is a set of psychological techniques used to gain access to information. It is often incorrectly assumed that social engineering…
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AMAZING SPIDER ROBOT FROM NASA

Space has always fascinated people. Even in antiquity, travelers learned to navigate by the stars. The first detailed…
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Nanotechnology: making thinner jewelry

What is nanotechnology? Nanotechnology is a combination of many scientific disciplines, which include physics, chemistry, biology, and others. The…
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Open government: what data the state is ready to disclose?

Governments of different countries are increasingly coming to the practice of more open management and providing more and more data on the work of departments. Nevertheless, to what extent are the authorities really ready to share information with the public? Moreover, where is the boundary between security, data protection, freedom of information and the interests of citizens?

3D printing: from cakes to firearms

3D used to be known exclusively in cinemas. But in recent years 3D printing has become increasingly popular, and is sometimes called alternative design. The technology was first introduced in 1984. After several decades it has the possibility to change the world beyond recognition.

When to expect a global wireless Internet

SpaceX, Google, Facebook and other companies are working to create a new wireless infrastructure. The developers will not only have to solve the complex engineering problems of moving the Internet into the stratosphere or into orbit, but also to deal with the space debris, to withstand competition and come to agreement with politicians and antitrust services

Correcting genetic mistakes with CRISPR/Cas

CRISPR/Cas is one of the most promising technologies developed in the field of genetic engineering in the past few years. Scientists have managed to transform bacterial immune systems, allowing them to make precise modifications to any organism’s genome. Some of the potential applications of this technology are treatment of hereditary diseases, creation of next-level antibiotics, and genetic modification of animals and plants.

Quantum computer: a panacea for computing technology?

Quantum computers are increasingly gaining traction — not just among scientists, but also with journalists excited…

Amazon to Make People Stay Away From People

For security purposes Amazon employees will get utility belts that ward off robots.
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