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A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century

A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's empty phraseology designed to sound like we are preparing for the future when we are already living in that future; and no one believes that what passes for a typical classroom today will be the classroom experience even 10 years from now, let...
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With lab-grown meat, can we have our animals and eat them too?

With lab-grown meat, can we have our animals and eat them too? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Not many scientists are trying to grow meat in the lab, but those who are think it could change the world.
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9 basic concepts Americans fail to grasp

9 basic concepts Americans fail to grasp | leapmind | Scoop.it
A lack of worldliness is clouding our vision on everything from sex to economics, and the proof is in our policies
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Introduction to Construction Robotics and the bricklaying robot SAM - YouTube

Introduction to Construction Robotics and the bricklaying robot SAM - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scott Peters, Co-Founder of Construction Robotics provides an introduction to the bricklaying robot SAM (Semi-Automated Mason). SAM works side-by-side a maso...
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A wide array of Construction Accounting & Construction Management Software from Eque2 : 

http://www.quantity-takeoff.com/construction-accounting-and-construction-management-software-from-Eque2.htm

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Scientists grow human mini-brains that are giving big insights into autism | Impact Lab

Scientists grow human mini-brains that are giving big insights into autism | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists first grew mini-hearts in a lab. Then they 3D printed skin. Now scientists have taken “body on a chip” to a whole new level. Starting with ski
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Researchers build bacteria's photosynthetic engine

Researchers build bacteria's photosynthetic engine | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nearly all life on Earth depends on photosynthesis, the conversion of light energy into chemical energy. Oxygen-producing plants and cyanobacteria perfected this process 2.7 billion years ago.
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Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for aging | ExtremeTech

Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for aging | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Last week, a discovery published by scientists at Northwestern University detailed a new genetic switch that may prove to be a watershed in the fight against aging.
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Deep Neural Nets Can Now Recognize Your Face in Thermal Images | MIT Technology Review

Deep Neural Nets Can Now Recognize Your Face in Thermal Images | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Matching an infrared image of a face to its visible light counterpart is a difficult task, but one that deep neural networks are now coming to grips with.
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Should We Redesign Capitalism to Address Our Jobless Future? - Singularity HUB

Should We Redesign Capitalism to Address Our Jobless Future? - Singularity HUB | leapmind | Scoop.it
“There are more net jobs in the world today than ever before, after hundreds of years of technological innovation and hundreds of years of people predicting the death of work.... read more
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It’s Time For “The Visual Internet”

It’s Time For “The Visual Internet” | leapmind | Scoop.it
One of the amazing accomplishments of the smartphone is how it’s inspired us to take photos and share them -- tons of them, with everyone. It’s estimated..
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Simple flip of genetic switch determines aging or longevity in animals

Simple flip of genetic switch determines aging or longevity in animals | leapmind | Scoop.it
When does aging really begin? Two Northwestern University scientists now have a molecular clue. In a study of the transparent roundworm C.
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Robert Wasley's curator insight, July 25, 4:12 PM

This research could prove crucial for healthy aging and extending longevity.

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100% Organic Idea Channel Episode | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios - YouTube

100% Organic Idea Channel Episode | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Organic Feels! Tweet us! http://bit.ly/pbsideachanneltwitter Idea Channel Facebook! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelfacebook Talk about this episode on reddi...
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Have You Heard Of Solar Desalination? If Not, You Will Soon.

Have You Heard Of Solar Desalination? If Not, You Will Soon. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Solar desalination combines two powerful technologies to make something even cooler. Developers hope it will go far in adjusting to California's drought.
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Neural network is 10 times bigger than previous world record

Neural network is 10 times bigger than previous world record | leapmind | Scoop.it
Digital Reasoning, a developer of cognitive computing, recently announced that it has trained the largest neural network in the world to date with a stunning 160 billion parameters.
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Gene Hackers Resurrect Ancient Virus, Create Powerful Gene Therapy Vector | Hacked

Gene Hackers Resurrect Ancient Virus, Create Powerful Gene Therapy Vector | Hacked | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Schepens Eye Research Institute have resurrected an ancient virus, and found that the virus is highly effective at delivering gene therapies to the liver, muscle, and retina.
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Self-assembling, biomimetic membranes may aid water filtration

Self-assembling, biomimetic membranes may aid water filtration | 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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China sets up first unmanned factory; all processes are operated by robots - The Economic Times

China sets up first unmanned factory; all processes are operated by robots - The Economic Times | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Chinese firm specialising in precision technology has set up the first unmanned factory at Dongguan city where all the processes are operated by robots.
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HUGE TURNOUT EXPECTED JULY 29TH FOR BERNIE SANDERS ORGANIZING EVENTS NATIONWIDE!

HUGE TURNOUT EXPECTED JULY 29TH FOR BERNIE SANDERS ORGANIZING EVENTS NATIONWIDE! | leapmind | Scoop.it
This just came in to my email and it's such exciting news everyone else might as well just pack up and forget about campaigning. LOL.....
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Killer robots: The soldiers that never sleep

Killer robots: The soldiers that never sleep | leapmind | Scoop.it
A South Korean company has designed a robot that could shoot and kill from four kilometres away. Who will teach these machine soldiers the rules of engagement?
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How China and Russia are running rings around Washington

How China and Russia are running rings around Washington | leapmind | Scoop.it
A geopolitical "big bang" just happened in Eurasia, and it's not good for United States
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Are 'Stem Cell Factories' The Future Of Regenerative Medicine? Scientists Eye Possible Breakthrough [VIDEO]

Are 'Stem Cell Factories' The Future Of Regenerative Medicine? Scientists Eye Possible Breakthrough [VIDEO] | leapmind | Scoop.it
The research could potentially pave way for creation of "stem cell factories," which can be used to in the treatment of the heart, liver and brain.
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Physiological Tweak to Rice Plants Cuts Greenhouse-Gas Emissions | MIT Technology Review

Physiological Tweak to Rice Plants Cuts Greenhouse-Gas Emissions | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Rice plants try this one weird trick to cut greenhouse-gas emissions and increase yield.
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Ben Goertzel - Emergence, Reduction & Artificial Intelligence - YouTube

Ben Goertzel - Emergence, Reduction & Artificial Intelligence - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
The concept of emergence is controversial to some - for example Eliezer Yudkowski, who favors reductionism, wrote a critique at Less Wrong (see link below). ...
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Scientists have finally discovered massless particles, and they could revolutionise electronics

Scientists have finally discovered massless particles, and they could revolutionise electronics | leapmind | Scoop.it
After 85 years of searching, researchers have confirmed the existence of a massless particle called the Weyl fermion for the first time ever. With the unique ability to behave as both matter and anti-matter inside a crystal, this strange particle...
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