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Uncovering the genome's regulatory code

Uncovering the genome's regulatory code | leapmind | Scoop.it
Since the sequencing of the human genome in 2001, all our genes – around 20,000 in total – have been identified. But much is still unknown – for instance where and when each is active.
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Texas Instruments builds an alternative energy for the Internet of Things

Texas Instruments builds an alternative energy for the Internet of Things | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is nothing without batteries and plugs.
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This device can diagnose 1,000 pathogens in your blood in 6 hours

This device can diagnose 1,000 pathogens in your blood in 6 hours | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have created a device that can diagnose 1,000 pathogens in just six hours, and it could change the way doctors fight disease. Called IRIDICA , the device is pretty radical. Right now, when doctors want to diagnose a disease, they need...
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Researchers glimpse pathway of sunlight to electricity

Researchers glimpse pathway of sunlight to electricity | 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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Can Science Solve Poverty?

Can Science Solve Poverty? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Science may never completely solve the problem of poverty, but it will not be because it did not try, writes Crispin Maslog.
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A 3D Printed Moon Base: Science Fiction or Science Fact?

A 3D Printed Moon Base: Science Fiction or Science Fact? | leapmind | Scoop.it
One day everything in space will be made in space, and this will radically increase the potential for human space exploration. I recently read a
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Top 10 Implantable Wearables Soon To Be In Your Body

Top 10 Implantable Wearables Soon To Be In Your Body | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wearables. A growing trend with very soon to have their "moment in the sun" but I am firm believer that wearable technology is simply a transition technolo
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MOOCs Aren’t Revolutionizing College, but They’re Not a Failure | MIT Technology Review

MOOCs Aren’t Revolutionizing College, but They’re Not a Failure | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Online courses may not be changing colleges as their boosters claimed they would, but they can prove valuable in surprising ways.
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How solar powered drones are about to transform your life | Impact Lab

How solar powered drones are about to transform your life | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
George Bye at the DaVinci Institute's "Night with a Futurist" talking about the future of solar powered UAVs George Bye is the founder of Bye Aerospace,
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This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer | VICE | United States

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer | VICE | United States | leapmind | Scoop.it
Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the Cloud, making us part robot and completely immortal.
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A shot against heart attacks?

A shot against heart attacks? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists collaborating with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a “genome-editing” approach for permanently reducing cholesterol levels in mice through a single injection, a development with...
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Crossbar says it's 'one step' from delivering miracle RRAM

Crossbar says it's 'one step' from delivering miracle RRAM | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sneak path current snag cracked: Beyond the NAND scaling wall at last?
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Why Virtual Reality Doesn't Need a Killer App to Get Huge | WIRED

Why Virtual Reality Doesn't Need a Killer App to Get Huge | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Just as people struggled to find a practical application for hydrogen balloons, small thinking has also plagued the development of one of today's flashiest technologies, virtual reality devices. But VR doesn't need a killer app.
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Medical Xpress: Researchers treat heart attacks with new gene therapy based on telomerase enzyme

Medical Xpress: Researchers treat heart attacks with new gene therapy based on telomerase enzyme | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Brave new world for food and health coming, nutrition scientists predict

Brave new world for food and health coming, nutrition scientists predict | leapmind | Scoop.it
The year 2020 is a mere five years away but will be a turning point defining a new era of nutrition for both consumers and scientists, say nutritionists who met this year at the University of California, Davis.
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Best book on the Singularity? Maybe not what you think.

Best book on the Singularity?  Maybe not what you think. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ray Kurzweil's "The Singularity is Near" is the go-to book for most singularitarians and transhumanists, but "How to Create a Mind" is actually considerably better articulated.
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AI Program Learns How to Find Dangerous Mutations in the Genome | Hacked

AI Program Learns How to Find Dangerous Mutations in the Genome | Hacked | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new learning computer system has uncovered dangerous mutations in large regions of the genome that previously could not be explored and revealed unexpected genetic determinants of autism, colon cancer, and spinal muscular atrophy.
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Superintelligences Are Already Out There!

Superintelligences Are Already Out There! | leapmind | Scoop.it
“I think it very likely—in fact, inevitable—that biological intelligence is only a transitory phenomenon… If we ever encounter extraterrestrial intelligence, I believe it is very likely to be postbiological in nature …” Paul Davies...
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Researchers build room-temperature memory that doesn’t need a current to retain data | ExtremeTech

Researchers build room-temperature memory that doesn’t need a current to retain data | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new material from Cornell University researchers promises breakthroughs in device power consumption by dramatically cutting memory power. Will this achievement finally pan out?
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Will eternal life become a reality?

Will eternal life become a reality? | leapmind | Scoop.it
As medical science prepares to defy death, the line between robots and people is blurring. Imagine a world without jobs
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The First Lady of Graphene | Impact Lab

The First Lady of Graphene | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The birthplace of graphene – the one-atom-thick carbon – is Manchester University, where it was created by two physicists. But Cambridge could become the ado
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A shot against heart attacks?

A shot against heart attacks? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists collaborating with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a “genome-editing” approach for permanently reducing cholesterol levels in mice through a single injection, a development with...
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