In most sci-fi cultural production, the future of the human race is definitely taking place in space. Current Futures
is a sci-fi ocean anthology of original short stories in a future when technology has helped unlock the secrets of the ocean. #summerreads
We are well aware that sea-level rise threatens physical infrastructure like roads, subways, sewage discharge networks, and power lines. But until a recent study
, no one had looked specifically at how higher water will affect internet infrastructures located nearby coasts. #oups
The latest project from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) aims to improve military intelligence by using a range of aquatic creatures - from large fish to humble single-celled organisms - as underwater warning systems. “We’re trying to understand what these organisms can tell us about the presence and movements of all kinds of underwater vehicles in the ocean,” says Dr Lori Adornato, programme manager of the Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (Pals) project.