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Bluebrain | Year Three

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Scientific American article and Q&A with Director Noah Hutton about Bluebrain Year 3: scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=bluebrain-documentary-premiere.
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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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Anti-aging secret discovered by UBC researcher in wrinkle-free mice

Anti-aging secret discovered by UBC researcher in wrinkle-free mice | leapmind | Scoop.it
A research team at UBC and Providence Health Care has genetically engineered mice with less wrinkled skin despite repeated exposure to wrinkle-inducing ultraviolet light.
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Flesh Computer: Short Film Explores Consciousness In Machines - SERIOUS WONDER

Flesh Computer: Short Film Explores Consciousness In Machines - SERIOUS WONDER | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sci-Fi short film Flesh Computer goes deep into this century's most asked question: can a machine express consciousness? - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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Baidu claims deep learning breakthrough with Deep Speech

Baidu claims deep learning breakthrough with Deep Speech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Chinese search engine giant Baidu says it has developed a speech recognition system, called Deep Speech, the likes of which has never been seen, especially in noisy environments.
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It’s Happening: Robots May Be The Creative Artists Of The Future

It’s Happening: Robots May Be The Creative Artists Of The Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's no secret that the world is being automated and that millions of people are losing work as a result. With a properly programmed machine, any unskilled laborer can be replaced.
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How Neal Stephenson Is Helping To Make Snow Crash's Metaverse A Reality

How Neal Stephenson Is Helping To Make Snow Crash's Metaverse A Reality | leapmind | Scoop.it
Magic Leap's mysterious augmented reality tech promises to "bring magic back into the world." And now Neal Stephenson, who imagined the virtual Metaverse in his 1992 novel Snow Crash, has joined the company.
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Scientists have found a way to make graphene magnetic

Scientists have found a way to make graphene magnetic | leapmind | Scoop.it
Graphene has a lot going for it - as you've most likely heard, at just one carbon atom thick, the material is 100 times stronger than steel, light, conductive, super-flexible, and could soon be used to filter fuel straight out of thin air .
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Vivek Wadhwa: Get Ready for The Next Wave of Tech Disruptions

Vivek Wadhwa: Get Ready for The Next Wave of Tech Disruptions | leapmind | Scoop.it
Vivek Wadhwa predicts that virtually every major industry will soon be disrupted by technology innovation. His latest book is Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology.
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12 Reasons Robots Will Always Have An Advantage Over Humans

12 Reasons Robots Will Always Have An Advantage Over Humans | leapmind | Scoop.it
We puny humans can be depressingly fragile and flawed, a realization that's all the more discouraging when we consider the incredible potential for robots. Here are 12 reasons why machines will always have the edge over us meatbags.
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Discovery may hold clues to treatments that slow aging

Discovery may hold clues to treatments that slow aging | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a study published today by Nature, researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center used a microscopic worm (C.
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Skype's newest app will translate your speech in real time

Microsoft’s Skype software will start translating voice calls between people today. As part of a preview program, Skype Translator makes it possible for English and Spanish speakers to communicate...
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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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NASA Wants To Establish A Floating Cloud City To Study Venus | IFLScience

NASA Wants To Establish A Floating Cloud City To Study Venus | IFLScience | leapmind | Scoop.it
While Mars may be all the rage right now, a team of NASA scientists has dreamed up an innovative concept that could eventually see humans permanently occupying Venus’ atmosphere, in a floating cloud city.
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Designing a Mothership to Deliver Swarms of Spacecraft to Asteroids | WIRED

Designing a Mothership to Deliver Swarms of Spacecraft to Asteroids | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO—An asteroid-mining company has unveiled plans for a new mothership spacecraft designed to carry a dozen small probes to explore asteroids, comets, or even the moon.
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Diabetes May Finally Be Reversed With A Blood Pressure Drug

Diabetes May Finally Be Reversed With A Blood Pressure Drug | leapmind | Scoop.it
A common blood pressure drug happens to reverse a process that decreases insulin production. By restoring it, diabetes may be reversed.
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Flatworms in space might hold key to human immortality | Cult of Mac

Flatworms in space might hold key to human immortality | Cult of Mac | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cut-up flatworms will go to the International Space Station to see how leaving Earth's gravity affects space worms' ability to regenerate.
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Global Alliance Plans Internet for Genomes | MIT Technology Review

Global Alliance Plans Internet for Genomes | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists are starting to open their DNA databases online, creating a network that could pave the way for gene analysis at a new scale.
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California Turns to the Pacific Ocean for Water | MIT Technology Review

California Turns to the Pacific Ocean for Water | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Severe droughts are forcing researchers to rethink how technology can increase the supply of fresh water.
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‘A Great Moment’: Rover Finds Clue That Mars May Harbor Life

‘A Great Moment’: Rover Finds Clue That Mars May Harbor Life | leapmind | Scoop.it
The presence of methane could be the result of a geological process or the product of microbes.
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Imaging a single DNA molecule with a smartphone

Imaging a single DNA molecule with 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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Future batteries: Lithium-sulfur with a graphene wrapper

Future batteries: Lithium-sulfur with a graphene wrapper | leapmind | Scoop.it
What do you get when you wrap a thin sheet of the 'wonder material' graphene around a novel multifunctional sulfur electrode that combines an energy storage unit and electron/ion transfer networks?
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New findings could point the way to 'valleytronics'

New findings could point the way to 'valleytronics' | leapmind | Scoop.it
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