Pure Science

Pure Science

FiRe’s Pure Science channel focuses on research by members of the FiRe community into pure science, including physics, climatology, space and ocean exploration, evolutionary theory, ethnology, and more.



Topics in This Focus Channel

Leaders in This Focus Channel

  • Benjamin Smarr

    National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley

  • Michael Sims

    Founder and CEO, Ceres Robotics

  • Leroy Hood

    President, Institute for Systems Biology

  • Bryan William Jones

    Retinal Neuroscientist and Principal Investigator / Director, Marclab for Connectomics, University of Utah

  • Will Martinez

    CEO and CTO, Nanotech Biomachines

  • Joseph Smarr

    Senior Staff Software Engineer, Google

  • James Hayward

    Chairman, President, and CEO, Applied DNA Sciences

  • Kevin Montgomery

    CEO, Collaborate.org

  • Craig Venter

    Co-Founder, Chair, CEO, and Co-Chief Scientific Officer, Synthetic Genomics Inc.

  • Heather Richman

    VP Government Relations & External Affairs, HEVT

  • Stuart Smith

    Managing Director, CEO and Company Secretary, Redflow

  • Shane Wall

    CTO, Hewlett-Packard

  • Dan Simon

    President and CEO, Heliae Technology Holdings Inc.

  • Daniel Goldin

    Founder, President, and CEO, Intellisis Corp.

  • Andrew Connolly

    Director, DIRAC Institute, Department of Astronomy, University of Washington

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    Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:24:00 -0700

    Robot (NASDAQ:IRBT) shareholders beat the market last month as their stock rose 14% compared to a 1.8% boost in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The move ...

  • Why the 'father of the internet' is worried about 5G

    Thu, 02 Jul 2020 08:39:00 -0700

    Vint Cerf, the “father of the internet”, fears 5G networks will erode consumer privacy because they are designed to give telecommunication providers much more control over how we use the world wide ...

  • Ex-alarmist disputes climate narrative in new book

    Wed, 01 Jul 2020 19:13:00 -0700

    Environmentalist Michael Shellenberger got off to a rocky start with his book launch when Forbes deactivated his column apologizing for the “climate scare,” but the magazine may have done him a favor.

  • What Kelp Forests Can Do for the Climate

    Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:12:00 -0700

    Sixty years ago, Tasmania’s coastline was cushioned by a velvety forest of kelp so dense it would ensnare local fishers as they headed out in their boats. “We speak especially to the older generation ...

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