I scan trending science stories in the search for story prompts and worldbuilding details. This is what I found this week.
Jurassic Park has already been written but what if the practise was used for other extinct species? Can Genetic Engineering Bring Back Extinct Animals?
I learned that not all drones are evil this week these deliver medical supplies and electrical parts in remote areas:Lord Norman Foster to build world’s first droneport in Rwanda
Here’s some good ideas for a cyberpunk novel with international politics or military sci-fi.
Mike Adams gives eye-opening interview revealing space weapon capabilities of US military
Pentagon intrigued by breakthrough in cloaking technologywhich is to be expected
Good for techno thrillers you wish to write and better if you can afford them in the here and now.
Top gadgets and accessories for hardware and data security
Good ideas for a medical thriller/dystopia:
One in three people born in the UK in 2015 could get dementia
Sober news: Humanity makes first ever withdrawal from the doomsday seed vault yet it’s reassuring we have one at all. It could be a great McGuffin in a dystopia.
We were also assured That Arctic Seed Vault Isn’t Just There for a Doomsday
There’s some encouraging news in the fight against cancer:
Some details that will be useful for near future space exploration novels:
Some things to keep in mind if you want to write about the Singularity:
Plastic may be on the way out as most popular manfacturing material: Scientists figure out how to make flexible materials 3 times stronger than steel
3D Printing becomes more popular and versatile:
Some new health breakthroughs:
Infertile Males may be able to have biological children: First Lab-Grown Human Sperm Technique Revealed By Scientists