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Penny-Sized Ion Thrusters Could Steer the Satellites Of the Future

Penny-Sized Ion Thrusters Could Steer the Satellites Of the Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
Rockets might be fiery fun, but they're big, bulky, and heavy. Ion thrusters, sci-fi as they sound, are real and these penny-sized ones are probably the future of steering small satellites in orbit.
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The "Memristor" Will Revolutionize Electronics

The "Memristor" Will Revolutionize Electronics | leapmind | Scoop.it
Memristor chips will soon be integrated in textiles, windows, even coffee cups, and any imaginable items used in daily life.
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For Wearables, Accurate Sensing Is Tricky | MIT Technology Review

For Wearables, Accurate Sensing Is Tricky | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wearable devices are getting more advanced, but can today’s technology really measure our health?
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True Freedom Comes With Basic Income - Eros Media

True Freedom Comes With Basic Income - Eros Media | leapmind | Scoop.it
Freedom for all… this is an idea so far only spoken about in rhetoric and hypotheticals.
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Why Bio is the New Digital - Joi Ito keynote - YouTube

Why Bio is the New Digital - Joi Ito keynote - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
From the 2015 Solid Conference. About Joichi Ito (MIT Media Lab): Media Lab Director Joi Ito is a leading thinker and writer on innovation, global technology...
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A new relationship of man and machine - Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard at LBS' GLS 2015 - YouTube

A new relationship of man and machine - Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard at LBS' GLS 2015 - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Thanks to London Business School and the Global Leadership Summit for making this available. You can watch the entire session, including Rohit Talwar and Gra...
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Why Bernie Sanders Will Become the Democratic Nominee and Defeat Any Republican in 2016

Why Bernie Sanders Will Become the Democratic Nominee and Defeat Any Republican in 2016 | leapmind | Scoop.it
If Democrats simply vote based on their value system, Bernie Sanders can easily win the presidency.
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Future A.I. Will Be Able to Generate Photos We Need Out of Nothing

Future A.I. Will Be Able to Generate Photos We Need Out of Nothing | leapmind | Scoop.it
What will we do with all the data we accumulate from photos? On a daily basis, Internet juggernauts like Google, Yahoo, Facebook or Microsoft use highly so
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A 3D Printhead with Single Atom Precision? Enter the Nanobeacon

A 3D Printhead with Single Atom Precision? Enter the Nanobeacon | leapmind | Scoop.it
John Bashonger has tipped us off to a possible precursor for an “atomic precision” 3D printhead where the interaction of tailored light with a single atom a
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Super-muscly pigs created by small genetic tweak

Super-muscly pigs created by small genetic tweak | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers hope the genetically engineered animals will speed past regulators.
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How Would You Like Your Robo-Car? Barista-bot? Burrito-mobile? Rolling Movie Theater?

How Would You Like Your Robo-Car? Barista-bot? Burrito-mobile? Rolling Movie Theater? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Self-driving cars will become places of their own, not just means of transport
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DARPA Aiming to Terraform Mars With Genetically Modified Organisms

DARPA Aiming to Terraform Mars With Genetically Modified Organisms | leapmind | Scoop.it
DARPA is considering the possibility of terraforming the inhospitable Martian landscape, with the aid of genetically modified organisms.
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New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function | leapmind | Scoop.it
Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients.
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Corkscrew Nanobots Drill Though Blocked Arteries : DNews

Corkscrew Nanobots Drill Though Blocked Arteries : DNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
The microswimmers, inspired by Lyme's Disease viruses, are biodegradable and won't trigger an immune response in the body. Continue reading →
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The Choice Ahead: A Private Health-Insurance Monopoly or a Single Payer

The Choice Ahead: A Private Health-Insurance Monopoly or a Single Payer | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court's recent blessing of Obamacare has precipitated a rush among the nation's biggest health insurers to consolidate into two or three behemoths.
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Bernie Sanders May Win The White House - YouTube

Bernie Sanders May Win The White House - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ari Rabin-Havt, The Morning Agenda (SiriusXM Progress 127)/The Benghazi Hoax joins Thom Hartmann. Scott Walker says that Hillary Clinton is running virtually...
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Why China won’t listen to Western scientists about genetically modifying the human embryo

Why China won’t listen to Western scientists about genetically modifying the human embryo | leapmind | Scoop.it
The philosophical clash of cultures may prove to be a problem.
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Big Bang Nixed "Our Universe Evolved from the Black Hole of a Collapsed 4-D Star"? | Physics-Astronomy

Big Bang Nixed "Our Universe Evolved from the Black Hole of a Collapsed 4-D Star"? | Physics-Astronomy | leapmind | Scoop.it
While the current Planck outcomes “verify that inflation is correct”, they leave open the question of how actually the inflation took place.
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Bernie Sanders Could Be the Next FDR - YouTube

Bernie Sanders Could Be the Next FDR - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
For much of the 20th century - American presidents built on the policies of FDR's New Deal. That all changed with Reaganism in the 1980s. So which presidenti...
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Breathing perfect air on Mars is possible, study says - CNN.com

Breathing perfect air on Mars is possible, study says - CNN.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
When the first two colonists land on Mars, they could step into ready-made living quarters, remove their space helmets and take a whiff of breathable air.
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Chemists design a quantum-dot spectrometer small enough for a smartphone

Chemists design a quantum-dot spectrometer small enough for a smartphone | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologies
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The Great Mannequin Vs. Fashion Model Showdown | Futurist Thomas Frey

The Great Mannequin Vs. Fashion Model Showdown | Futurist Thomas Frey | leapmind | Scoop.it
If it weren’t for their glowing eyes, I would have sworn they were live fashion models dancing in the store window.
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Armored Exoskeletons Help Roachbots Go Anywhere, Handle Anything

Armored Exoskeletons Help Roachbots Go Anywhere, Handle Anything | leapmind | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley's robotic roaches roll through clutter thanks to fancy new shells
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Dalai Lama Endorses Pope Francis's Encyclical on Climate Change

Dalai Lama Endorses Pope Francis's Encyclical on Climate Change | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Dalai Lama endorsed Pope Francis's encyclical on climate change while speaking at Glastonbury festival, saying fellow religious leaders must speak out
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SpaceX gears up for its next rocket landing attempt

This Sunday, a routine SpaceX launch could turn revolutionary, as the spaceflight company tries for a third time to safely land its Falcon 9 rocket after takeoff. The uncrewed booster will be...
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Next-generation Crowd Control: “Calmative Agents” Will Put Entire Protests Under Sedation

Next-generation Crowd Control: “Calmative Agents” Will Put Entire Protests Under Sedation | leapmind | Scoop.it
As resistance to the police state grows, to do the ways the state reacts. Police could soon be putting entire crowds under sedation.
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