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Why Living Cells Are The Future Of Data Processing

Why Living Cells Are The Future Of Data Processing | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Not all computers are made of silicon. By definition, a computer is anything that processes data, performs calculations, or uses so-called logic gates to
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3 Ways To Go Along For The Ride With The Curiosity Rover

3 Ways To Go Along For The Ride With The Curiosity Rover | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
1. SOCIAL ROBOTS Through Twitter, Curiosity has found its voice. The NASA-issued
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The First 'Perfect' Invisibility Cloak Completely Conceals Objects (From Microwaves)

The First 'Perfect' Invisibility Cloak Completely Conceals Objects (From Microwaves) | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
A big step forward in invisibility cloaking today: Researchers have pulled off the
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How 3-D Printing Will Turn Homes Into Mini Factories

How 3-D Printing Will Turn Homes Into Mini Factories | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
In 1984, inventor Charles Hull built the first rapid-prototyping machine, a massive device that turned digital blueprints into plastic models constructed
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The Deep-Space Suit

The Deep-Space Suit | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
By the time the alarms go off, he’s back on his feet, hoping the rover wasn’t filming, but knowing that it was—that his face-first sprawl on the
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Nano-Device Accurately Moves Single Electrons at 1 Billion Per Second

Nano-Device Accurately Moves Single Electrons at 1 Billion Per Second | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
For about 60 years, we've defined the amp--the power of an electrical current--by using mechanical processes, i.e., processes not defined in nature.
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Motherboard: The Thorium Dream (VBS 2011/720p)

Some scientists think we could have achieved energy independence and improved the state of the environment decades ago had we embraced thorium as a form of clean energy.
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Telstar 1: The Little Satellite That Created the Modern World 50 Years Ago | Wired Science | Wired.com

Telstar 1: The Little Satellite That Created the Modern World 50 Years Ago | Wired Science | Wired.com | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
A look back at the way that the Telstar 1 satellite -- the world's first active communication satellite -- shaped the modern world.
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Tiny Antennas Save Streaming Internet TV Service | Threat Level | Wired.com

Tiny Antennas Save Streaming Internet TV Service | Threat Level | Wired.com | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Aereo, a startup based in New York City that lets customers stream over-the-air broadcasts to their tablets and smartphones, won a key ruling Wednesday, all but ensuring that it can continue providing its service to paying customers.
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Pivothead glasses sport a camera for recording video

Pivothead glasses sport a camera for recording video | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
The $349 specs, equipped with microphone, are capable of producing high-definition videos and still images.
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Alt Text: After the Higgs Boson, Science Seeks 'Gosh Particles' | Underwire | Wired.com

Alt Text: After the Higgs Boson, Science Seeks 'Gosh Particles' | Underwire | Wired.com | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
The Higgs boson has finally been located, but several theoretical particles remain unconfirmed by physicists. Discovering one of these "gosh particles" would mean a surefire Nobel prize for some lucky scientist.
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Researchers Build 'Biologically Correct' Walking Robot Legs

Researchers Build 'Biologically Correct' Walking Robot Legs | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Researchers replicated human bones, muscles and neural networks that allow us to walk without thinking about it.
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8 Of Stanley Kubrick's Greatest Technological Innovations

8 Of Stanley Kubrick's Greatest Technological Innovations | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
As you wander through the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s
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This Is Why Nobody Will Use Credit Cards In A Few Years

This Is Why Nobody Will Use Credit Cards In A Few Years | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Entertainment Weekly has twice now inserted an LCD screen into its paper magazine to show video ads. That's the growing pains that come when an entire
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7 Amazing Ways Nanotechnology Is Changing The World

7 Amazing Ways Nanotechnology Is Changing The World | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
“Everything, when miniaturized to the sub-100-nanometer scale, has new properties, regardless of what it is,” says Chad Mirkin, professor of
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The Top 25 Innovations of the Last 25 Years

The Top 25 Innovations of the Last 25 Years | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Ever since we inaugurated the Best of What’s New (BOWN) awards 25 years ago, the bar we as editors set for our
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Researchers Achieve Quantum Teleportation Between Two Macroscopic Objects For The First Time

Researchers Achieve Quantum Teleportation Between Two Macroscopic Objects For The First Time | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Sometimes it’s tough to get excited about stuff happening in quantum technologies, not because it’s anything less than fascinating but because it can
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Polaroids and Helicopters: Critical Innovations From 1941-1950 | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Polaroids and Helicopters: Critical Innovations From 1941-1950 | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
From helicopters and microwaves to Polaroids and atomic weapons, these were the critical innovations of the 1940s.
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Wind-Powered Car Travels At Twice the Speed of the Wind

Wind-Powered Car Travels At Twice the Speed of the Wind | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
A couple of years back, Rick Cavallaro and his wind-powered car--Blackbird--silenced an online debate about whether its possible for a wind-powered...
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Strategies for a Changing Planet: If All Else Fails...

Strategies for a Changing Planet: If All Else Fails... | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Climate change is already happening, and it's time to get ready.
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Darpa Wants You to Be Its Hackathon Guinea Pig | Danger Room | Wired.com

Darpa Wants You to Be Its Hackathon Guinea Pig | Danger Room | Wired.com | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
If living in a college dorm for two months while you're prodded by government officials in a "short-fuse, crucible-style environment" is your idea of summer fun, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency would like a word with you.
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X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis Has His Eyes on the Future | Wired Science | Wired.com

X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis Has His Eyes on the Future | Wired Science | Wired.com | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Peter Diamandis has a perspective that's too expansive for a single planet.
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3-D printing could remake U.S. manufacturing

3-D printing could remake U.S. manufacturing | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
3-D printing is increasingly cranking out actual parts for products as printing speeds increase and product quality improves.
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Renown Futurist Sees Human-Computer `Singularity'

Renown Futurist Sees Human-Computer `Singularity' | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Raymond Kurzweil, Chairman, CEO, founder at Kurzweil Technologies describes what he sees in the future of robotics, with a human-computer `singularity' by 2029 where computers will rival and supplement human intelligence.
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