Failures are awesome. Thomas Edison racked up thousands before he made a working lightbulb. Elon Musk's dogged engineers only needed four to safely land a Falcon 9 rocket on a floating barge. Even with that success in its pocket, SpaceX is amped to fail a... Researchers at Microsoft and the University of Washington have reached an early but important milestone in DNA storage by storing a record 200 megabytes of data on the molecular strands. The impressive part is not just how much data they were able to enco... Hey Futurology! As this community grows, we'd like to have more leaders who can help with content, get rid of the (currently very rare) spam and troll posts, and help community members with questions. Are you willing to help Futurology grow and become a ... A drone that can transport humans has been given the go ahead to carry out trials in the US. The Ehang 184, which was first unveiled at CES 2016, is a small, personal helicopter that can transport a single passenger. Ketamine is known to be able to reverse the symptoms of depression very quickly. It has been shown to treat depression without a matter of hours. Most antidepressant medications take a number of weeks or months for results to be reached. Sadly, the drug c... Perhaps our cyborg future isn't too far away. Groundbreaking technologies have already led a host a advanced devices that seamlessly blend the human and the synthetic. We have titanium spinal implants that allow us to regrow bone. We have artificial e-ski... This is kiiiiinda concerning for me, since I work at Intel, but we do love a challenge that pushes us to excel.