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Introducing Graphene

Short film produced by the European Graphene-Flagship initiative, introducing graphene, the 'wonder substance' set to revolutionise the electronics industry.
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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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Scientists Announce First-Ever Regeneration Of Immune Organ

Scientists Announce First-Ever Regeneration Of Immune Organ | leapmind | Scoop.it
Targeting a specific protein instructs stem cells to restore function and structure to thymus, a key part of the immune system.
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Can Mobile Technologies and Big Data Improve Health? | MIT Technology Review

Can Mobile Technologies and Big Data Improve Health? | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Medical data is a hot spot for venture investing and product innovation. The payoff could be better care.
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33rd Square | 5 Up and Coming Medical Innovations that Patients Should Be Excited For

33rd Square | 5 Up and Coming Medical Innovations that Patients Should Be Excited For | leapmind | Scoop.it
As medicine and healthcare become exponential technologies we will see huge accelerated changes in the medical field. Here are five innovations that are especially interesting for the near horizon.
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New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam

New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam | 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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Behind the scenes of Aquion Energy's battery factory & the future of solar storage

Behind the scenes of Aquion Energy's battery factory & the future of solar storage | leapmind | Scoop.it
We take you inside a brand new factory that’s churning out disruptive solar and grid batteries in West Pennsylvania.
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China expected to become a world leader in high speed rail while the U.S. stands by | Impact Lab

China expected to become a world leader in high speed rail while the U.S. stands by | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
A maglev train at the Pudong International Airport. High-speed rail (HSR) will connect not only cities, states and countries in the future, but also
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Brain-Enhancing 'Smart Drugs' Are Going Commercial

Brain-Enhancing 'Smart Drugs' Are Going Commercial | leapmind | Scoop.it
As the demand for cognitive enhancements expands, nootropics have grown from the stuff of internet-driven self-experimentation to an expanding sector in the massive supplements market.
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The Future of Robot Caregivers

The Future of Robot Caregivers | leapmind | Scoop.it
Elderly people need everyday help, and there aren’t enough humans to provide it.
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Michele Schottelkorb's curator insight, July 20, 11:17 PM

Wow.

 

Just wow.

 

Not enough humans to care for each other???

 

Wow.  Just wow.

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How existing cropland could feed billions more

How existing cropland could feed billions more | leapmind | Scoop.it
Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge.
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Pirate Bay traffic has doubled post-ISP blocks (Wired UK)

Pirate Bay traffic has doubled post-ISP blocks (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Despite court-governed blocks and its founders being jailed, The Pirate Bay's traffic has doubled since 2011
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These microbes have a truly ‘shocking’ diet (ScienceAlert)

These microbes have a truly ‘shocking’ diet (ScienceAlert) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Some species of bacteria feed on electricity, are they the future of biomachines?
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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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IBM Watson’s Plan to End Human Doctors’ Monopoly on Medical Know-How | MIT Technology Review

IBM Watson’s Plan to End Human Doctors’ Monopoly on Medical Know-How | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Big Blue thinks its Jeopardy! champion Watson can make money by offering health-care providers new expertise without hiring new staff.
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Scientists 'switch off' the extra chromosome that causes Down's Syndrome

Scientists 'switch off' the extra chromosome that causes Down's Syndrome | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have managed to prevent the condition in human cells grown in a laboratory.
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Here's That Extra Pair of Robot Fingers You've Always Wanted - IEEE Spectrum

Here's That Extra Pair of Robot Fingers You've Always Wanted - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
First it's extra robotic arms, and now it's extra robotic fingers
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Nanomotors Are Controlled, for the First Time, Inside Living Cells — Eberly College of Science

Nanomotors Are Controlled, for the First Time, Inside Living Cells — Eberly College of Science | leapmind | Scoop.it
For the first time, a team of chemists and engineers at Penn State University have placed tiny synthetic motors inside live human cells, propelled them with ultrasonic waves and steered them magnetically.
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Can Magnetically Levitating Trains Run At 3,000km/h? | IFLScience

Can Magnetically Levitating Trains Run At 3,000km/h? | IFLScience | leapmind | Scoop.it
Trains that use magnets to levitate above the tracks might sound like something from Back to the Future, but the concept of magnetic levitation has been around for many years.
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Under Google's warm embrace, robot maker reduces dependence on military

Under Google's warm embrace, robot maker reduces dependence on military | leapmind | Scoop.it
Boston Dynamics took $31 million in government funding last year, but this year it has had almost none.
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The New Bionic Sports of the Future Transhumanist Olympics

The New Bionic Sports of the Future Transhumanist Olympics | leapmind | Scoop.it
Some futurists think that in just decades, humans will sprint faster than horses, people will shoot guns with near-perfect accuracy using bionic eyes, and athletes will swim entire races without takin…...
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Artificial Intelligence - We Had Better Start Thinking About it Now!

Artificial Intelligence - We Had Better Start Thinking About it Now! | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Craig Venter takes on ageing

Craig Venter takes on ageing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Craig Venter takes on ageing - Synthetic Biology News
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