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Alternative Fuels’ Long-Delayed Promise Might Be Near Fruition

Alternative Fuels’ Long-Delayed Promise Might Be Near Fruition | leapmind | Scoop.it
Large-scale commercial production would be a major renewable energy milestone, and plants in Florida and Mississippi say they are near that point.

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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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Can an Algorithm Hire Better Than a Human?

Can an Algorithm Hire Better Than a Human? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Start-ups say they can eliminate biases and create more skilled and diverse workplaces, but data science will probably need human supervision.
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It's Official -- Bernie Sanders Has Overtaken Hillary Clinton In the Hearts and Minds of Democrats

It's Official -- Bernie Sanders Has Overtaken Hillary Clinton In the Hearts and Minds of Democrats | leapmind | Scoop.it
In contrast to Clinton, Sanders has supported the issue of gay marriage since 2000, vehemently opposed the Iraq War, opposes TPP, wants student loan debt reforms, fights for veterans, and isn't afraid to blast "too big to fail" Wall Street firms.
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There is a $12 trillion revolution taking place in the energy market

There is a $12 trillion revolution taking place in the energy market | leapmind | Scoop.it
The vast majority of the investment will take place in China and India.
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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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Google's New Self-Driving Cars Cruising Silicon Valley Roads

Google's New Self-Driving Cars Cruising Silicon Valley Roads | leapmind | Scoop.it
The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets near the Internet company's Silicon Valley headquarters as an ambitious project to transform the way people get around shifts into its next phase.
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Broadband Speeds Are Improving in Many Places. Too Bad It Took Google to Make It Happen. | MIT Technology Review

Broadband Speeds Are Improving in Many Places. Too Bad It Took Google to Make It Happen. | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
America’s communications ­infrastructure is finally getting some crucial upgrades because one company is forcing ­competition when regulators won’t.
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