The Impossible Burger is meatless, but it tastes, smells, and bleeds like the real thing. The secret ingredient? Neuroscience.
Jing-Jin-Ji: China is in the midst of a construction spree unparalleled in human history. These are the Megaprojects that will lift China into the future. China wants to make its capital, Beijing, the center of the world’s largest supercity, by merging three provinces into one continuous megalopolis of 130 million people.
Swiss researchers have come a step closer to building a better artificial heart. It’s a squishy prototype that’s 3D-printed from silicone.
China’s central bank has developed its own cryptocurrency, which is now being tested. Cryptocurrencies have the potential to not only benefit China, but the rest of the world, due to their basis in blockchain.
Tesla is gearing up for the big reveal of the Model 3, its first mass-market car. CEO Elon Musk unveiled the car in March of 2016, but Tesla will show off the production version of the sedan in July. The summer premiere will offer the roughly 400,000 customers who preordered the vehicle a chance to see the final version before deliveries begin at the end of the year.
The Solar System hasn’t been the same since Pluto was downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet, and all bets have been off since this monumental decision. Case in point, last year, scientists at the California Institute of Technology proposed that there might be a true Planet Nine in our solar system. The team asserted that it appears to be 10 times the mass of Earth and that it is hiding out in the remote recesses of our solar system—well beyond the orbit of Pluto.