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Human enhancement and the future of work report | Royal Society

Human enhancement and the future of work report | Royal Society | leapmind | Scoop.it
A report from a workshop which explored potential enhancements arising from advances in science and engineering that are likely to impact on the future of work.
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Millennials Don't Drive--And Here's Why They Aren't Likely To Start Anytime Soon

Millennials Don't Drive--And Here's Why They Aren't Likely To Start Anytime Soon | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's not because they're broke. They just don't need cars.
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This little potato could herald the beginning of the end for famine | Science! | Geek.com

This little potato could herald the beginning of the end for famine | Science! | Geek.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
A salt-resistant potato might not sound like the biggest thing in food science, but it could very easily end up revolutionizing the world economy.
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New light microscope creates 3D movies inside living cells | Chemistry World

New light microscope creates 3D movies inside living cells | Chemistry World | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have built a microscope that can examine the inner workings of living cells in 3D
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The human-driven driverless car

The human-driven driverless car | leapmind | Scoop.it
TECHNOLOGY companies from Google to Audi have made remarkable strides in autonomous vehicle technology over the past few years. This progress is the more impressive...
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The Transhumanist Future of Sex (Crimes?)

The Transhumanist Future of Sex (Crimes?) | leapmind | Scoop.it
On August 31 of this year, nearly 200 celebrities had their private images hacked and released for the entire world to see. These images ranged from the normal day-to-day activities, to their utmost private moments – from nudity to sex.
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Automation Is Taking Over, and That’s Bad News for the World’s Poor

Automation Is Taking Over, and That’s Bad News for the World’s Poor | leapmind | Scoop.it
As the world's economy rapidly changes, many companies are foregoing outsourcing labor and are instead instituting automation. What will the effect be?
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Freezing Your Eggs Isn't the Future of Reproduction. Here's What Is.

Freezing Your Eggs Isn't the Future of Reproduction. Here's What Is. | leapmind | Scoop.it
When Facebook and Apple announced that their new health plans include an option to freeze the eggs of female employees, the news was greeted with a mix of cheers and outrage. But freezing women's eggs is just a starting point.
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Cooling to almost absolute zerowith molecules

Cooling to almost absolute zerowith molecules | 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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Here's The One Problem We Need To Solve To Create Computers With Human-Like Intelligence

Here's The One Problem We Need To Solve To Create Computers With Human-Like Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Nine real technologies that will soon be inside you

Nine real technologies that will soon be inside you | leapmind | Scoop.it
Given the frenzy of interest following the announcement of the Apple Watch, you might think wearables will be the next really important shift in technology. Not so.
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Back to the Future was right: a working hoverboard will be available in 2015

Back to the Future was right: a working hoverboard will be available in 2015 | leapmind | Scoop.it
A California startup has created a real-life hoverboard, and they even let me ride it. But it’s mostly a publicity stunt meant to raise interest in levitating other things.
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The Transhumanist Future of Sex

The Transhumanist Future of Sex | leapmind | Scoop.it
Exoskeleton 'hump suits', cyborg sensation mods, and erotic mind implants—technology is about to change the way we have sex forever.
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Your Immortality

Your Immortality | leapmind | Scoop.it
You may not live forever, but you can live a longer, healthier and more fulfilled life, and at the same time make this world a little better place in which to live....
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How Close Are Humans to Immortality?

How Close Are Humans to Immortality? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The question How close are humans to immortality? has been studied at great lengths by different scientists in different fields. However a consensus has been achieved by a specific community of these observers on the answer to the question.
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China launches first mission to moon and back

China launches first mission to moon and back | leapmind | Scoop.it
China launched its first space mission to the moon and back early Friday, authorities said, the latest step forward for Beijing's ambitious programme to one day land a Chinese citizen on the Earth's only natural satellite.
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Nanolobes accidentally discovered, could revolutionize a lot of tech | Science! | Geek.com

Nanolobes accidentally discovered, could revolutionize a lot of tech | Science! | Geek.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
A team of materials researchers from the University of Michigan has fortuitously discovered that by laying down thin films of organic material slowly and with care, they can easily create odd, lumpy structures [...]...
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World first: “dead heart” successfully transplanted at Australian hospital

World first: “dead heart” successfully transplanted at Australian hospital | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a game-changing breakthrough, Australian surgeons have successfully performed a heart transplant with a heart that had stopped beating.
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Humans Genetically Engineered To Be Super Intelligent Could Have An IQ Of 1000

Humans Genetically Engineered To Be Super Intelligent Could Have An IQ Of 1000 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sky-high IQs are coming.
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Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas

Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas | 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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Here Are Some Robots We Could Use To Fight Ebola in Africa

Here Are Some Robots We Could Use To Fight Ebola in Africa | leapmind | Scoop.it
A robotic helping hand could fight Ebola from a safe distance. By Patrick Tucker
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People think their opponents are hate-filled—unless you pay them money

People think their opponents are hate-filled—unless you pay them money | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cash for accurate judgments keeps people from thinking the opposition hates them.
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PhotoMath uses your phone's camera to solve equations

PhotoMath uses your phone's camera to solve equations | leapmind | Scoop.it
Need a little help getting through your next big math exam? MicroBlink has an app that could help you study more effectively -- perhaps too effectively.
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A cell transplant has enabled a paralysed man to walk again

A cell transplant has enabled a paralysed man to walk again | leapmind | Scoop.it
A man who was told he would never walk again has recovered sensation and movement in his legs after receiving a revolutionary cell transplant.
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The Futuristic Gadgets Running Today's High-Tech Vineyards | WIRED

The Futuristic Gadgets Running Today's High-Tech Vineyards | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sure, the label on your Côtes du Rhinoceros suggests that the grapes were tended by craggy, distant-eyed, French-accented wine savants who nurture the earth, as did their fathers and their fathers' fathers before them.
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