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33rd Square | Anjelica Lim On Designing User-Friendly Robots

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Graphene transfer advances on multiple fronts

Graphene transfer advances on multiple fronts | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Automated Guided Vehicles: Behind the Swift Business of a Heavy Industry

Automated Guided Vehicles: Behind the Swift Business of a Heavy Industry | leapmind | Scoop.it
Automated Guided Vehicles are transforming a big swath of industrial life.
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Google X admits it’s working on a space elevator, teleportation, hoverboards | ExtremeTech

Google X admits it’s working on a space elevator, teleportation, hoverboards | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google X, Google's secretive R&D laboratory, has confirmed that it was indeed working on a space elevator -- but sadly had to put the project on the back burner until humanity creates a building material that's strong enough.
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Breakthrough could help solve solar power’s biggest problem: Power generation at night | ExtremeTech

Breakthrough could help solve solar power’s biggest problem: Power generation at night | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new energy storage breakthrough could pave the way for low cost thermal systems based on solar energy -- without any need for specialized hardware or rare-earth materials.
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33rd Square | Plant-Derived Nanotubes May Have Numerous Uses in Medicine

33rd Square | Plant-Derived Nanotubes May Have Numerous Uses in Medicine | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanotubes, developed from plant material have been created. The new nanotubes may have applications in medicine, where carbon nanotube use may not be feasible.
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The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
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How Quantum Batteries Could Become a Technological Sensation:

How Quantum Batteries Could Become a Technological Sensation: | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Vegetables on Mars within ten years?

Vegetables on Mars within ten years? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The soil on Mars may be suitable for cultivating food crops – this is the prognosis of a study by plant ecologist Wieger Wamelink of Wageningen UR.
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Google invents smart contact lens with built-in camera: Superhuman Terminator-like vision here we come | ExtremeTech

Google invents smart contact lens with built-in camera: Superhuman Terminator-like vision here we come | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google has invented a new smart contact lens with an integrated camera.
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A print newspaper generated by robots: Is this the future of media or just a sideshow?

A print newspaper generated by robots: Is this the future of media or just a sideshow? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Guardian has been experimenting with limited-edition printed newspapers that are produced by algorithms, based on the sharing habits of readers, and is rolling out a new version in the U.S. soon.
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Now it's the middle class's turn to feel the employment earthquake

Now it's the middle class's turn to feel the employment earthquake | leapmind | Scoop.it
Christina Patterson: The brave new digital world is supposed to set us free. But if work is 'shared', not paid, who pays the bills?
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Pay for your groceries with your palm

Pay for your groceries with your palm | leapmind | Scoop.it
Forget fishing through your wallet for your credit cards, this startup company wants you to start purchasing things with your hand.
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Bend It, Charge It, Dunk It: Graphene, the Material of Tomorrow

Bend It, Charge It, Dunk It: Graphene, the Material of Tomorrow | leapmind | Scoop.it
The material has the potential to change the electronics industry, and recently researchers have focused on how to produce it commercially.
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Google develops computer vision accurate enough to solve its own CAPTCHAs

Google develops computer vision accurate enough to solve its own CAPTCHAs | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google has cracked the CAPTCHA. In a paper published this week, Google researchers say that they've developed an algorithm that can accurately solve Google's own CAPTCHA puzzles — those...
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Nanomaterials Keep Pushing Lithium-Sulfur Battery Capabilities for EVs - IEEE Spectrum

Nanomaterials Keep Pushing Lithium-Sulfur Battery Capabilities for EVs - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Lithium-sulfur batteries are winning favor over Li-ion batteries for EVs thanks to nanomaterials
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Five wonder materials that could change the world

Five wonder materials that could change the world | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ian Sample: Materials such as graphene and shrilk are so new that the scientists who discovered them hardly know what to do with them – they only know they might yet transform our lives
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14 Emerging Digital Technologies That Will Change The World

14 Emerging Digital Technologies That Will Change The World | leapmind | Scoop.it
Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics.
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Biologist: Space Travelers Can Benefit From Genetic Engineering

Biologist: Space Travelers Can Benefit From Genetic Engineering | leapmind | Scoop.it
NASA's human spaceflight program might take some giant leaps forward if the agency embraces genetics tools and techniques more fully, according to genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter.
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The Next Captain America is YOU

The Next Captain America is YOU | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Giant 3D printer starts spitting out a house - CNET

Giant 3D printer starts spitting out a house - CNET | leapmind | Scoop.it
Forget machine parts and iPhone cases, the Dutch are thinking much bigger by using a 20-foot-tall 3D printer to create whole rooms that can be assembled into unique, customized houses.
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Flowing a drop of salt water over graphene generates electricity (ScienceAlert)

Flowing a drop of salt water over graphene generates electricity (ScienceAlert) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have found that dragging small droplets of salt water on strips of graphene generates electricity.
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Google acquires drone startup Titan Aerospace

Google acquires drone startup Titan Aerospace | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook was considering purchasing the startup, which builds drones that can stay aloft for years, earlier this year. A purchase price has not been released.
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Coming to Terms With Humanity's Inevitable Union With Machines

Coming to Terms With Humanity's Inevitable Union With Machines | leapmind | Scoop.it
Our robot overlords are already here. We’re just anthropomorphizing our technology in more subtle ways than we’d imagined in the past.
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Supercapacitor-Enhanced Hybrid Storage to Earn Cash for Subways - IEEE Spectrum

Supercapacitor-Enhanced Hybrid Storage to Earn Cash for Subways - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Philadelphia’s SEPTA subway system sells energy from regenerative braking to balance the grid, a new supercapacitor system could boost efficiency and turn it into a real moneymaker
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Virtual Reality taking hold: 85k Oculus Rift sold

Virtual Reality taking hold: 85k Oculus Rift sold | leapmind | Scoop.it
It would appear that the wearable trend in smart devices is being skipped over by an especially immersive re-birth of a technology of ...
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