Science magazine top 125 big questions !!!

Science Magazine is celebrating their 125th anniversary by articles on 125 questions of science. Though I have n’t gone through all of it, I thought some of it might be of interest to you.

The Top 25
Essays by our news staff on 25 big questions facing science over the next quarter-century.

> What Is the Universe Made Of?
> What is the Biological Basis of Consciousness?
> Why Do Humans Have So Few Genes?
> To What Extent Are Genetic Variation and Personal Health Linked?
> Can the Laws of Physics Be Unified?
> How Much Can Human Life Span Be Extended?
> What Controls Organ Regeneration?
> How Can a Skin Cell Become a Nerve Cell?
> How Does a Single Somatic Cell Become a Whole Plant?
> How Does Earth’s Interior Work?
> Are We Alone in the Universe?
> How and Where Did Life on Earth Arise?
> What Determines Species Diversity?
> What Genetic Changes Made Us Uniquely Human?
> How Are Memories Stored and Retrieved?
> How Did Cooperative Behavior Evolve?
> How Will Big Pictures Emerge from a Sea of Biological Data?
> How Far Can We Push Chemical Self-Assembly?
> What Are the Limits of Conventional Computing?
> Can We Selectively Shut Off Immune Responses?
> Do Deeper Principles Underlie Quantum Uncertainty and Nonlocality?
> Is an Effective HIV Vaccine Feasible?
> How Hot Will the Greenhouse World Be?
> What Can Replace Cheap Oil — and When?
> Will Malthus Continue to Be Wrong?

So Much More to Know . . .
A roundup of 100 additional problems that should keep researchers busy for years to come.

Get the PDF version!

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β€œThere are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.”
– Alfred Korzybski

  • Prasad

    >hmm pretty interesting.. lemme read some..

  • Anbu

    >interesting read..,,somehow last 4 are important for human survival..

  • Me

    >read some of them….interesting….couple of them are really awesome…thnx for the links

  • Krish

    >@prasad:
    sure! u’ll enjoy it πŸ™‚

    @anbu:
    the last 4…good observation!!! yes! Even I believe those 4 are very important that the rest…

    @me:
    :)..u r welcome…

  • Me

    >hey krish ur template looks screwed up…there is horizontal scroll bar….& ur page loads slow…

  • Me

    >now everything seems fine…i guess i had some problems with ur site…but i still feel ur blogs loads slow than the otherones …

  • Chez

    >Nice post Krish.. in fact the list includes a number of things which i used to think and get into heated discussions with my frs, argueing on them.. πŸ™‚

  • Smyta

    >Nice read!

    Smiles etc.,

    Smyta

  • Krish

    >@me,
    Yeah.. the page loads slow due to the flickr images( i think)..thx for pointing out man..:)

    @magnus astrum:
    Thanks! yep, these topics good for discussions/arguments πŸ™‚

    @smyta:
    Thanks! Hope ur London life is back to normal…