Science Fiction Inspiration for the Week ending October 25, 2015

The list is eclectic this week as different, unconnected things caught my eye.

I wonder how many asteriod fly-bys there were in the past that we don’t know of? Big asteroid to buzz Earth on Halloween, not another like it until 2027

The “Space Race” has become the Space Relay: International ‘Luna 27’ mission sets the stage for a human return to the Moon

There was pencillin, then last week’s possible cancer cure, now here’s another lucky accident: Researchers accidently find industrial waste, orange peel material sucks mercury out of water

Here’s another invention that deserves to become mainstream: Students Have Developed An Electirc Wheelchair That Can Climb Stairs

Early Stages Of Schizophrenia Linked To Brain Inflammation

We Could Finally Be Close To Wiping Out HIV From The Body

Scientists have found a way to make leukaemia cells kill each other

Paralyzed man regains use of arms thanks to ‘wireless spinal cord’

I found out that beavers do a vitial community service: Scientists Acquire More Proof That Only Beavers Can Save the World

I see great story potential in this: Earth is one of the Universe’s first habitable planets, and most are yet to be born

Harvard creates a material that lets light go ‘infinitely fast’

Abundant, affordable energy is (almost) within our grasp

Inspiring: There’s now a $1-a-pill competitor to pharma CEO Martin Shkreli’s $750-a-pill drug

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