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Researchers find rainbows on nanoscale: Big impact on solar cells, television screens

Researchers find rainbows on nanoscale: Big impact on solar cells, television screens | leapmind | Scoop.it
New research at King's College London may lead to improved solar cells and LED-displays.
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5 Amazing Things Scientists Have Discovered About Psychedelics

5 Amazing Things Scientists Have Discovered About Psychedelics | leapmind | Scoop.it
From the potential to treat cancers to addiction and psychological traumas.
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Stem cells cloned from human adults may lead to patient-specific medical treatment

Stem cells cloned from human adults may lead to patient-specific medical treatment | leapmind | Scoop.it
A team of scientists have used cloning methods to produce stem cells from the skin cells of adult patients. To do this, researchers extracted DNA from the cells of two adult males, aged 35 and 75....
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Why Aereo Matters

Why Aereo Matters | leapmind | Scoop.it
On April 22nd, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of the television networks versus Aereo, an innovative service that lets you stream broadcasts over the internet.
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The High-Tech Soldiers of the Future Are Here

The High-Tech Soldiers of the Future Are Here | leapmind | Scoop.it
Those troops you saw in science fiction movies as a child are now real. A few years ago, many countries recognized a need to upgrade the individual infantryman and thus started their own "future soldier" programs.
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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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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Singularity and Our Collision Path with the Future

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Singularity and Our Collision Path with the Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
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The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets

The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets | leapmind | Scoop.it
Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them -- yet.
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The new technologies that will change human civilization as we know it - Heading toward the singularity.

What will the world be like in the next 30 years ? How our lifestyle will change radically forever.
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The Sad, Slow Death of America's Retail Workforce

The Sad, Slow Death of America's Retail Workforce | leapmind | Scoop.it
There's never been a better time to be a consumer. It's not such a happy story for the people on the shopping floor and behind the counters.
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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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