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Your 2018 Predictions

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India solidifies their position as the fifth largest economy in the world without being dependent on currency fluctuations.

Funny how i predicted this on the 23rd and a few days later it's all over the news. Guess you don't need to be a huge research firm to know simple stuff like this. 


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What are your predictions for the 2018 American Mid-Term elections? (Other than Yuli Ban's, I already saw his)



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India solidifies their position as the fifth largest economy in the world without being dependent on currency fluctuations.

Funny how i predicted this on the 23rd and a few days later it's all over the news. Guess you don't need to be a huge research firm to know simple stuff like this. 

Speaking of such simple stuff, I'm starting to wonder if 2018 is the first time we'll see a conflict break out over freshwater access (perhaps in Yemen?).


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India solidifies their position as the fifth largest economy in the world without being dependent on currency fluctuations.

Funny how i predicted this on the 23rd and a few days later it's all over the news. Guess you don't need to be a huge research firm to know simple stuff like this. 

Speaking of such simple stuff, I'm starting to wonder if 2018 is the first time we'll see a conflict break out over freshwater access (perhaps in Yemen?).

 

 

Speaking of freshwater access, I wonder what breakthroughs we'll see in 2018 with regards to saltwater and brackish water desalination. Anyone in the know with the graphene membrane development thus far?


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One more:

 

  • The cost of whole-genome sequencing falls below $500/genome (7).

 

 

I know I'm missing something, but I looked over the page and couldn't find anything that talked about a price drop next year.

Great news just the same, since there hasn't been much news on the pricing front since the massive drop down to $1000 (from about $5000 if I remember correctly, though it's been a long time) around the very beginning of 2014.



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Oh, why go through the trouble of original composition when it is so much easier to cut and paste.

 

 

 

(Los Angeles Times) Scientists make New Year’s resolutions like the rest of us, but their lists are just a little more ambitious.

 

In 2018, they plan to fly machines into the sun’s atmosphere, onto the surface of Mars and alongside an object 4 billion miles away in the Kuiper belt. They’ll deploy a gene-editing system inside the cells of living people to fight a cancer-causing virus. They’ll try to see the edge of a black hole, and to win seats in Congress.

 

And that’s only some of what they have in store.

 

 

Here are 11 science stories we can’t wait to follow in 2018 (see link provided below).

 

http://www.latimes.c...-htmlstory.html


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Oh, why go through the trouble of original composition when it is so much easier to cut and paste.

Not to  mention boost your post count with ease while some of us try to hand-pick futuristic articles and write original content...

 

xD



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^^^ *Plays violin in background*

 

It is called "citation of evidence."

 

Arbitrary definitions of "futuristic articles" limit your content.  Don't blame me for your capriciousness.  


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^^^ *Plays violin in background*

 

It is called "citation of evidence."

 

Arbitrary definitions of "futuristic articles" limit your content.  Don't blame me for your capriciousness.  

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Oh. Maybe it is. 5350.







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