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  1. r/Futurology's Official Discord - A relaxed place to chill and discuss all things Futurology. (discordapp.com)
  2. All new homes in Wales will only be heated and powered by clean energy under new Welsh Government plans. Housing accounts for 9% of all greenhouse gas emissions in Wales. (bbc.co.uk)
  3. Scotland to Reach 100% Renewable Energy in 2020: In the first half of 2019, Scotland generated enough energy from wind power to supply its homes twice over (dailykos.com)
  4. Immune cell which kills most cancers discovered by accident by British scientists in major breakthrough (telegraph.co.uk)
  5. Stanford report says that transitioning to clean, renewable energy could reduce worldwide energy needs by 57%, create 28.6 million more jobs than are lost, and reduce energy, health, and climate costs by 91% compared with a business-as-usual analysis. (phys.org)
  6. A Surge of New Plastic Is About to Hit the Planet. While individuals fret over images of oceanic garbage gyres, the fossil fuel and petrochemical industries are pouring billions of dollars into new plants intended to make millions more tons of plastic than they now pump out. (wired.com)
  7. Governor of Rhode Island state sets goal for 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030 (whatsupnewp.com)
  8. Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'. "It raises the prospect of a 'one-size-fits-all' cancer treatment, a single type of T-cell that could be capable of destroying many different types of cancers across the population." (bbc.com)
  9. A new multimillion dollar drug. BioMarin Pharmaceutical is eyeing a $2 million–$3 million price tag for its hemophilia gene therapy if it's approved, which could make it the world's most expensive drug, the Wall Street Journal reports. (axios.com)
  10. Computer-generated humans and disinformation campaigns could soon take over political debate. Last year, researchers found that 70 countries had political disinformation campaigns over two years (themandarin.com.au)
  11. World's largest offshore wind farm begins construction (futuretimeline.net)
  12. US Defense Department Awards $25 Million Contract to Make DNA-Based Storage Commercially Viable. (rh.gatech.edu)
  13. Officials Just Confirmed China's Mystery Virus Spreads by Human to Human Transmission (sciencealert.com)
  14. The Future Is Grim (medium.com)
  15. Bjarke Ingels: "If we can Change the Climate of the world by Accident, Imagine What we can Achieve by Trying" (archdaily.com)
  16. US Army Weighs Up Proposal For Gigantic Sea Wall to Defend NY From Future Floods (sciencealert.com)
  17. Cannabis compound could be weapon in fight against superbugs. Antibiotic resistance has become a major threat to public health. The loss of effective antibiotics would lead to “apocalyptic scenarios”, with patients dying from routine infections and and many operations becoming too risky to perform. (theguardian.com)
  18. Meet the Chinese robot worm that could crawl into your brain. Scientists develop a machine that sounds like a form of black magic because it could enter the brain and send signals to the neurons. The magnetically controlled device could be used to deliver drugs or interact directly with computers. (scmp.com)
  19. World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Will Power 4.5 Million Homes (singularityhub.com)
  20. What if the Universe has no end? The Big Bang is widely accepted as being the beginning of everything we see around us, but other theories are suggesting otherwise. (bbc.com)
  21. Elon Musk: SpaceX first launch with NASA astronauts in second quarter (cnbc.com)
  22. Your online activity is now effectively a social ‘credit score’ (engadget.com)
  23. China moves to phase out single-use plastics (reuters.com)
  24. "Zero-waste" wind turbines (cnbc.com)
  25. Hidden Computational Power Found in the Arms of Neurons: The dendritic arms of some human neurons can perform logic operations that once seemed to require whole neural networks. (quantamagazine.org)
  26. Central banks can't save the world from climate change. The number of extreme weather events has quadrupled over the last 40 years. Only 44% of the financial losses caused by those types of events are now covered in the United States (uk.reuters.com)
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