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Roblog: Roboroaches Bring Robotics to Your Front Door

Roblog: Roboroaches Bring Robotics to Your Front Door | leapmind | Scoop.it
Roblog is a weekly column dedicated to understanding the world of robotics.
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Ultracapacitors Made of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene are High-Functioning, yet Cheap | Maine News

Ultracapacitors Made of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene are High-Functioning, yet Cheap | Maine News | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Cloaked DNA nanodevices survive pilot mission

Cloaked DNA nanodevices survive pilot mission | leapmind | Scoop.it
By mimicking a viral strategy, scientists have created the first cloaked DNA nanodevice that survives the body's immune defenses.
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Virtual Reality: 'The time is now'

Virtual Reality: 'The time is now' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Analysis of issues affecting the global game development industry
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By 2040 droids will give us bigger brains and smaller sexual organs

By 2040 droids will give us bigger brains and smaller sexual organs | leapmind | Scoop.it
The study, by global job site xpatjobs.com, also suggests we will have bionic implants that will make us able to perform tasks as fast as a machine.
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A protein required for integrity of induced pluripotent stem cells

A protein required for integrity of induced pluripotent stem cells | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cell reprogramming converts specialised cells such as nerve cells or skin cells towards an embryonic stem cell state.
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Mark Zuckerberg on the shift to mobile and the Great Unbundling of Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg on the shift to mobile and the Great Unbundling of Facebook | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg says his approach to mobile consists of breaking the monolithic Facebook app down into smaller, more discrete experiences — ones that may look and feel nothing like the big blue app or main website, and may even allow for different...
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Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head: Researchers present new view of myelin

Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head: Researchers present new view of myelin | leapmind | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head.
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Google scoops up another high-profile scientist for anti-death project

Google scoops up another high-profile scientist for anti-death project | leapmind | Scoop.it
The latest full-time addition to Google's secretive anti-aging initiative, Project Calico, is Cynthia Kenyon, a high-profile biochemist and biophysicist at the University of California, San Francis...
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Chinese going for broke on thorium nuclear power, and good luck to them – Telegraph Blogs

Chinese going for broke on thorium nuclear power, and good luck to them – Telegraph Blogs | leapmind | Scoop.it
The nuclear race is on. China is upping the ante dramatically on thorium nuclear energy.
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Are Two Actual People Still Required For a Relationship?

Are Two Actual People Still Required For a Relationship? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Does a “relationship” still need actual people to provide sex and love?
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10 Awesome Breakthroughs in Batteries and Phone Charging

10 Awesome Breakthroughs in Batteries and Phone Charging | leapmind | Scoop.it
When your phone runs out of power at exactly the wrong moment, it may seem like the battery is one part of the device which isn't getting any better. Don't worry, it is, and here's a roundup of what the future holds.
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The robots of the future won't look anything like the Terminator

The robots of the future won't look anything like the Terminator | leapmind | Scoop.it
Andy Marchese has a lot of fish tanks but no fish food — his fish prefer batteries and compressed air. On a recent Monday, Marchese conducted an out-of-water demonstration of Bubbles, a...
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There Are Only 3 Ways To Stop The Inevitable Robot Uprising

There Are Only 3 Ways To Stop The Inevitable Robot Uprising | leapmind | Scoop.it
This according to a paper by scientist Steve Omohundro.
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Tencent: The Secretive, Chinese Tech Giant That Can Rival Facebook and Amazon

Tencent: The Secretive, Chinese Tech Giant That Can Rival Facebook and Amazon | leapmind | Scoop.it
A tech war has raged in China, and a winner seems ready to emerge. It's Tencent--a controversial, $139 billion company with nearly a billion users...
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Facebook and Google are drooling over drone companies | Impact Lab

Facebook and Google are drooling over drone companies | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Interest in Titan Aerospace and others is not just about the "next billion" Internet users. Last month it seemed as if Facebook would acquire the l
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Revealed: Scientists ‘edit’ DNA to correct adult genes and cure diseases

Revealed: Scientists ‘edit’ DNA to correct adult genes and cure diseases | leapmind | Scoop.it
A genetic disease has been cured in living, adult animals for the first time using a revolutionary genome-editing technique that can make the smallest changes to the vast database of the DNA molecule with pinpoint accuracy.
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AI Experts On The Reality Behind The Sci-Fi Thriller “Transcendence” | TechCrunch

AI Experts On The Reality Behind The Sci-Fi Thriller “Transcendence” | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
An ambitious blend of fact and fiction, “Transcendence” is Hollywood’s latest dystopian-edged take on the implications of artificial intelligence. Here..
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Hashing It Out: The Art and Science of Pushing Pot To Its THC Limits

Hashing It Out: The Art and Science of Pushing Pot To Its THC Limits | leapmind | Scoop.it
The intoxicating effects of cannabis have skyrocketed in the last 50 years as the plant's rapidly widening acceptance has spurred a race among growers to produce ever more potent strains.
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Powdered alcohol is coming to a liquor store near you

Powdered alcohol is coming to a liquor store near you | leapmind | Scoop.it
Putting a can of beer in a brown paper bag is about to look like child's play. A new product that's somehow been approved by US regulators makes booze as discreet as a packet of sugar. It's called...
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Finding freedom in a full-body suit

Finding freedom in a full-body suit | leapmind | Scoop.it
Some people in Japan go out in tight, head-to-toe spandex body suits, saying the anonymity is liberating.
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Could future devices read images from our brains?

Could future devices read images from our brains? | leapmind | Scoop.it
As an expert on cutting-edge digital displays, Mary Lou Jepsen studies how to show our most creative ideas on screens.
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The Forgotten Mapmaker: Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google

The Forgotten Mapmaker: Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's impossible to create a perfect map, but that hasn't stopped Nokia from trying. Here, we go inside the company's neverending drive to create a digital copy of the world.
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SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docked With The Space Station

SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docked With The Space Station | leapmind | Scoop.it
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station.
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Would You Let a Robot Give You a Sponge Bath?

Would You Let a Robot Give You a Sponge Bath? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Most Americans think it would be a bad thing if robots provided aid for the sick and elderly. Here's why they'll come around.
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I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings

I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings | leapmind | Scoop.it
I don't know about you, but I'm pretty tired of seeing robots and artificial intelligence systems get kicked around. The Jonny Depp movie Transcendence hits theater screens Frid...
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