Make way for the antimatter gun. A tabletop device just 10 square metres in size can spit out energetic bursts of positrons that rival ones made in huge particle-factories.
Patti Grace Smith - Developing Near Space
Starship Century is a symposium coordinated by the new Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination in collaboration with Gregory and James Benford, presenting ideas from their anthology of science and science fiction.
Scientists have come up with a way to make whole brains transparent, so they can be labelled with molecular markers and imaged using a light microscope. The technique, called CLARITY, enabled its creators to produce the detailed 3D visualisations you see in this video.