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Editing the genome with high precision - MIT News Office

Editing the genome with high precision - MIT News Office | leapmind | Scoop.it
New method allows scientists to insert multiple genes in specific locations, delete defective genes.
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33rd Square | The New AI Spring

33rd Square | The New AI Spring | leapmind | Scoop.it
As we track developments in artificial intelligence there is undoubtedly a greater awareness around the current capabilities of the technology and the path forward.
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Amazon is building the retail world’s most unbreachable “moat”—and it’s called Prime

Amazon is building the retail world’s most unbreachable “moat”—and it’s called Prime | leapmind | Scoop.it
Amazon is a company that has divided investors for years.
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How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care

How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mike Dittenber had always wanted to go skydiving. There was only one problem: "At my heaviest I clocked in around 330 pounds," says Dittenber, a technical writer from Michigan. "That’s above the...
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Monsanto Should Lose Some Battles to Win the War Over GMOs

Monsanto Should Lose Some Battles to Win the War Over GMOs | leapmind | Scoop.it
No company wants to endure the market and political risk of being among the “most hated” in the world.
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Is Technology Alive? - SERIOUS WONDER

Is Technology Alive? - SERIOUS WONDER | leapmind | Scoop.it
Technology is not a thing, but a life-like, evolving organism that has its own ‘wants’ and ‘needs’. Kevin Kelly argues we need to understand what ‘it’ wants
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Gene therapy successfully regenerates an old organ inside a living animal | ExtremeTech

Gene therapy successfully regenerates an old organ inside a living animal | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a landmark study sure to provoke interest, researchers from the University of Edinburgh have regenerated an aged organ -- in vivo, inside a living animal -- to its youthful state though noninvasive manipulation of genes.
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Japan Wants 2020 Robot Olympics Alongside Human Olympics - IEEE Spectrum

Japan Wants 2020 Robot Olympics Alongside Human Olympics - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
The world needs a well funded, high profile, international competitive robotics event. Can Japan make it happen in 2020?
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GE's got a new in-house fuel cell startup

GE's got a new in-house fuel cell startup | leapmind | Scoop.it
GE’s got a new idea for how to make a key part for a lower cost fuel cell, and its using a new business model to launch it commercially.
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Transistor Successor Set to Bring on "The Machine" Age Soon

Transistor Successor Set to Bring on "The Machine" Age Soon | leapmind | Scoop.it
A successor to an essential part in today’s computers may arrive in just a few years
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Creating optical cables out of thin air

Creating optical cables out of thin air | leapmind | Scoop.it
Imagine being able to instantaneously run an optical cable or fiber to any point on earth, or even into space. That's what Howard Milchberg, professor of physics and electrical and computer engineering at the University of Maryland, wants to do.
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The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech

The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech | leapmind | Scoop.it
"20 years from now we'll look back and say, 'Well, nothing really happened in the last 20 years,'" predicts founding Wired editor Kevin Kelly.
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Mobile Technologies Could Revolutionize Health Care If It Can Overcome Challenges | MIT Technology Review

Mobile Technologies Could Revolutionize Health Care If It Can Overcome Challenges | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Full of promise, mobile health still needs to wow patients and nail down its payoff.
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Beijing Researchers Use Gene Editing to Create Disease-Resistant Wheat | MIT Technology Review

Beijing Researchers Use Gene Editing to Create Disease-Resistant Wheat | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have created wheat that is resistant to a common disease, using advanced gene editing methods.
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Here's What We Know About The Secretive, Elon Musk-Backed Firm Creating Functional Artificial Intelligence

Here's What We Know About The Secretive, Elon Musk-Backed Firm Creating Functional Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley enjoys something of a monopoly...
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How Artificial Superintelligence Will Give Birth To Itself

How Artificial Superintelligence Will Give Birth To Itself | leapmind | Scoop.it
There's a saying among futurists that a human-equivalent artificial intelligence will be our last invention. After that, AIs will be capable of designing virtually anything on their own — including themselves.
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Falcon 9 performs another perfect soft landing – SpaceX now confident it can land back at the launch pad (video) | ExtremeTech

Falcon 9 performs another perfect soft landing – SpaceX now confident it can land back at the launch pad (video) | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Following the tenth launch of a Falcon 9 rocket last week, SpaceX is reporting that the rocket's first stage carried out a perfect soft landing back here on Earth.
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Nanoparticles Improve Stroke Treatment - IEEE Spectrum

Nanoparticles Improve Stroke Treatment - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanorods that spin inside the bloodstream enhance blood-clot busting drug
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The surprising decline in violence

The surprising decline in violence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Steven Pinker charts the decline of violence from Biblical times to the present, and argues that, though it may seem illogical and even obscene, given Iraq and Darfur, we are living in the most peaceful time in our species' existence.
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We’re heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does

We’re heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does | leapmind | Scoop.it
Robots will drive our cars, manufacture our goods, and do our chores.
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New material gives rejected drugs a new chance

New material gives rejected drugs a new chance | 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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How to Live Forever By Turning Your Brain Into Plastic

How to Live Forever By Turning Your Brain Into Plastic | leapmind | Scoop.it
We may never be able to freeze you at the moment of death and then reanimate you. But the good news is, there may be another way to keep your brain viable.
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Why Do Students Enroll in (But Don’t Complete) MOOC Courses?

Why Do Students Enroll in (But Don’t Complete) MOOC Courses? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Less than 10 percent of MOOC students, on average, complete a course. That's the conclusion of Katy Jordan of Open University, who published her analysis, pul
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Are Robots the Newest Members of the Middle Class Or the End of It?

Are Robots the Newest Members of the Middle Class Or the End of It? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The middle class was once defined by the work one did. If a robot does that job, has it joined the social class as well?
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Scientists eliminate the HIV virus from cultured human cells for first time

Scientists eliminate the HIV virus from cultured human cells for first time | leapmind | Scoop.it
The HIV-1 virus has proved to be tenacious, inserting its genome permanently into its victims' DNA, forcing patients to take a lifelong drug regimen to control the virus and prevent a fresh attack.
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Data’s Payoff Is Unknown | MIT Technology Review

Data’s Payoff Is Unknown | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Hospitals are spending billions collecting and analyzing medical data. The one data point no one is tracking: the payoff.
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