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The Marketplace in Your Brain - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Marketplace in Your Brain - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Scientists have identified brain regions that decide what’s valuable. Why are most economists ignoring them?
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What our civilization needs is a billion-year plan

What our civilization needs is a billion-year plan | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Artist’s concept of a Kardashev Type 2 civilization (credit: Chris Cold) Lt Col Garretson — one of the USAF’s most farsighted and original thinkers — has been at the forefront of USAF strategy on the long-term future in projects such as Blue...
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Preserving the Self for Later Emulation: What Brain Features Do We Need?

Preserving the Self for Later Emulation: What Brain Features Do We Need? | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Let me propose to you four interesting statements about the future: 1. Chemical brain preservation is a technology that may soon be validated to inexpensively preserve the key features of our memories and identity at our biological death.
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Are We Really Getting Smarter?Americans' IQ scores have risen steadily over the past century. James R. Flynn examines why

Are We Really Getting Smarter?Americans' IQ scores have risen steadily over the past century. James R. Flynn examines why | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Americans' IQ scores have steadily risen over the past century. James R. Flynn examines why.
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The more people rely on their intuitions, the more cooperative they become, study shows

The more people rely on their intuitions, the more cooperative they become, study shows | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
It's an age old question: Why do we do good? What makes people sometimes willing to put 'We' ahead of 'Me?' Perhaps our first impulse is to be selfish, and cooperation is all about reining in greed.
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Neuroscience: Idle minds

Neuroscience: Idle minds | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists are trying to work out why the brain does so much when it seems to be doing nothing at all.
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Common Interpretation of Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle Is Proved False: Scientific American

Common Interpretation of Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle Is Proved False: Scientific American | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
A new experiment shows that measuring a quantum system does not necessarily introduce uncertainty...
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Warp drive may be more feasible than thought, scientists say | KurzweilAI

Warp drive may be more feasible than thought, scientists say | KurzweilAI | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
A ring-shaped warp drive device could transport a football-shape starship (center) to effective speeds 10 times faster than light (credit: Harold White) A...
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Human Muscle Regenerated With Animal Help

Human Muscle Regenerated With Animal Help | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Researchers are using extracellular matrix, a natural scaffolding that underlies all tissues and organs, from animals to engineer the growth of replacement tissue like limb muscle lost in injuries.
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Scientists Invent Oxygen Particle That If Injected, Allows You To Live Without Breathing | TechWench.com

Scientists Invent Oxygen Particle That If Injected, Allows You To Live Without Breathing | TechWench.com | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
New Medical Discovery A team of scientists at the Boston Children’s Hospital have invented what is being considered one the greatest medical breakthroughs...
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Why humans have evolved so fast

Why humans have evolved so fast | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
A new idea could explain the incredible rate of evolution in the human lineage.
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New benchtop sequencers shipping; sequence genome in under a day

New benchtop sequencers shipping; sequence genome in under a day | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Nanopores: direct, electronic analysis of single molecules (credit: Oxford Nanopore Technologies)
Life Technologies began shipments of its new Ion Proton benchtop sequencing instrument on Thursday, but the sequencing race is still on.
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William Gibson on Why Sci-Fi Writers Are (Thankfully) Almost Always Wrong | Underwire | Wired.com

William Gibson on Why Sci-Fi Writers Are (Thankfully) Almost Always Wrong | Underwire | Wired.com | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Author William Gibson poses for a portrait at the Last Bookstore in Los Angeles.Photo: Jason Redmond/Wired One of science fiction's most visionary and d...
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Cancer deaths 'set for big fall'

Cancer deaths 'set for big fall' | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Death rates for several cancers are "set to fall dramatically" by 2030, according to Cancer Research UK.
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Humanity isn't, it becomes - Discover Magazine (blog)

Humanity isn't, it becomes - Discover Magazine (blog) | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Humanity isn't, it becomesDiscover Magazine (blog)Rather, people may have evolved over the past 100-200,000 years ago. Of course the term “people” is not quite as scientific as you might ...
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How to erase fear from your brain

How to erase fear from your brain | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Amygdala activity predicts return of fear and correlates with recall of fear. Without disruption of reconsolidation (top), fear (yellow) returned. With disruption (bottom), fear did not return. (Credit: T.
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The disappearing web: Information decay is eating away our history

The disappearing web: Information decay is eating away our history | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
The ability to distribute real-time information through social networks like Twitter is a powerful thing, but a new study points out that one of the downsides of this phenomenon is the fact that much of the content that gets linked to eventually...
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Finland is about to start using crowdsourcing to create new laws

Finland is about to start using crowdsourcing to create new laws | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
The Finnish government has approved the technology behind a new 'Open Ministry' platform, which will act as a hub for citizens who want new laws voted on in the country's parliament. But could that work elsewhere?
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Super Powers for the Blind and Deaf: Scientific American

Super Powers for the Blind and Deaf: Scientific American | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
The brain rewires itself to boost the remaining senses...
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'Tantalizing' hints of room-temperature superconductivity

'Tantalizing' hints of room-temperature superconductivity | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Doped graphite may superconduct at more than 100 ºC.
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Separating the Pseudo From Science - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Separating the Pseudo From Science - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Think of quack research as an inevitable homage to its legit counterpart.
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Plasma magnetoshell aerobreaking should be one thousand times better than aerobraking

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Oil from algae closer to reality through studies by unique collaboration of scientists

Oil from algae closer to reality through studies by unique collaboration of scientists | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
A team of researchers that has been working on getting fuel-grade oil out of algae may be within four years of a near-commercial-scale production level.
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Microstructure breakthroughs to dramatically enhance material properties

Microstructure breakthroughs to dramatically enhance material properties | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
DARPA’s Materials with Controlled Microstructural Architecture program combines engineering principles developed for large structures with emerging fabrication techniques to engineer and control the architecture of a material’s microstructure and...
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Genes for face shape identified

Genes for face shape identified | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it
Scientists identify five genes that determine the form of the human face in a find that could lead to sketches based solely on DNA findings.
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