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Cellular Toggle Switch Could Herald An Anti-Aging Breakthrough

Cellular Toggle Switch Could Herald An Anti-Aging Breakthrough | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered a toggle switch for aging cells. By controlling the growth of telomeres, it may eventually be possible to coax healthy cells to keep dividing and generating even in old age.
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What you need to know about the robots that feed humanity

What you need to know about the robots that feed humanity | leapmind | Scoop.it
In Iowa, there's a 3,000-acre farm that uses machines to accomplish most tasks, from seeding to fertilizing and chemical application. This land, owned by
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Gizmos & Gadgets: Rowbot Robot Tends to Farmers' Fields | World Future Society

Gizmos & Gadgets: Rowbot Robot Tends to Farmers' Fields | World Future Society | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Big Brother Is Feeling You: The Global Impact Of AI-Driven Mental Health Care

Big Brother Is Feeling You: The Global Impact Of AI-Driven Mental Health Care | leapmind | Scoop.it
Big Brother is feeling you—literally. A few months back, I wrote about Ellie, the world’s first AI-psychologist. Developed by DARPA and
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I tricked my brain into thinking real life was VR

I tricked my brain into thinking real life was VR | leapmind | Scoop.it
If you talk to anybody who's into virtual reality for more than ten minutes, you will probably end up speculating about when we might achieve total immersion: the point at which a simulated...
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IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: IBM Watson: A Pioneer In The New Era Of Computing

IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: IBM Watson: A Pioneer In The New Era Of Computing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Every great innovation throughout human history started with a moment of inspiration. A moment when someone dared to ask a question that had never been answered.
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Cosmic Puzzle Solved? --"Why Every Organism on Earth is a Right-handed Double Helix"

Cosmic Puzzle Solved? --"Why Every Organism on Earth is a Right-handed Double Helix" | leapmind | Scoop.it
The DNA of every organism on Earth is a right-handed double helix, but why that would be has puzzled scientists since not long after Francis Crick and James Watson announced the discovery of DNA's double-helical structure in 1953.
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New $1.6 billion supercomputer project will attempt to simulate the human brain

New $1.6 billion supercomputer project will attempt to simulate the human brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
In what is the largest and most significant effort to re-create the human brain to date, an international group of researchers has secured $1.6 billion to fund the incredibly ambitious Human Brain Project.
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Longer distance quantum teleportation achieved

Longer distance quantum teleportation achieved | leapmind | Scoop.it
Physicists at the University of Geneva have succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a photon to a crystal over 25 kilometers of optical fiber.
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AI For Everyone: Startups Democratize Deep Learning So Google And Facebook Don't Own It All

AI For Everyone: Startups Democratize Deep Learning So Google And Facebook Don't Own It All | leapmind | Scoop.it
Startups aim to democratize deep learning so big companies such as Google and Facebook don't end up owning all the most promising tools to improve computing over the coming decades, according to a panel this week at Stanford University.
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The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy

The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy | leapmind | Scoop.it
The incredible drop in the price of solar energy will shake up our world.
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To Get More Out of Science, Show the Rejected Research

To Get More Out of Science, Show the Rejected Research | leapmind | Scoop.it
A proposal aims to address the problem of studies that go unpublished even though their findings can be important.
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Why and How Should We Build a Basic Income for Every Citizen?

Why and How Should We Build a Basic Income for Every Citizen? | leapmind | Scoop.it
What are our goals as a species? This, to me, is the most important question we can ask ourselves as human beings. Another way to say it: What is the meaning of our existence as a species?
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New diamond nanothreads could be the key material for building a space elevator | ExtremeTech

New diamond nanothreads could be the key material for building a space elevator | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have created the first diamond nanothreads -- which are basically like carbon nanotubes, but stronger and stiffer.
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What Happens When We All Live to 100?

What Happens When We All Live to 100? | leapmind | Scoop.it
If life-expectancy trends continue, that future may be near, transforming society in surprising and far-reaching ways.
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Tiny Humanoid Robot Learning to Fly Real Airplanes - IEEE Spectrum

Tiny Humanoid Robot Learning to Fly Real Airplanes - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Meet your new autopilot
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New battery design could help store green energy

New battery design could help store green energy | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tweak to liquid metal batteries may help them store solar and wind power for the long term
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Engineered proteins stick like glue -- even in water

Engineered proteins stick like glue -- even in water | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have found new adhesives based on mussel proteins could be useful for naval or medical applications.
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CONTRARY BRIN: Peering into the Future: AI and Robot brains

CONTRARY BRIN: Peering into the Future: AI and Robot brains | leapmind | Scoop.it
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New star-shaped molecule breakthrough

New star-shaped molecule breakthrough | 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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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Should Robots Have Their Own Bank Accounts?

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Should Robots Have Their Own Bank Accounts? | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Theorists find a new way to improve efficiency of solar cells by overcoming exciton 'traps'

Theorists find a new way to improve efficiency of solar cells by overcoming exciton 'traps' | leapmind | Scoop.it
A major limitation in the performance of solar cells happens within the photovoltaic material itself: When photons strike the molecules of a solar cell, they transfer their energy, producing quasi-particles called excitons—an energized state of...
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Weird New Graphene Effect Makes Electrons Scoot Sideways - IEEE Spectrum

Weird New Graphene Effect Makes Electrons Scoot Sideways - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
"Neutral currents" could mean lower-power devices
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Party's 'Poeti The Pirate cian' Plans to Make Iceland a Data Haven

Party's 'Poeti The Pirate cian' Plans to Make Iceland a Data Haven | leapmind | Scoop.it
Birgitta Jónsdóttir wants to make Iceland the 'Switzerland of bits.'
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Texas to Permit Medicinal and Recreational Marijuana Use!

Texas to Permit Medicinal and Recreational Marijuana Use! | leapmind | Scoop.it
Austin, TX- On September 29, 2014, Texas Governor Rick Perry will be signing a new bill into law, legalizing medicinal and recreational use of marijuana for adults ages 21 or older. Bill HB 2412 will go into effect January 1, 2015.
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