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ScienceCasts: No Turning Back - West Antarctic Glaciers in Irreversible Decline - YouTube

Visit http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/12may_noturningback/ for more. A new study led by NASA researchers shows that half-a-dozen ke...
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The Fast-Food Restaurants That Require Few Human Workers

The Fast-Food Restaurants That Require Few Human Workers | leapmind | Scoop.it
As fast-food workers go on strike in cities across the country, opponents argue robots could replace them if their demands for a higher minimum wage are met. But robots for fast food exist already — kind of.
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Physicists show unlimited heat conduction in graphene

Physicists show unlimited heat conduction in graphene | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) in Mainz and the National University of Singapore have attested that the thermal conductivity of graphene diverges with the size of the samples.
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Escape Dynamics Aims to Eliminate Single-Use Rockets in Space Flight

Escape Dynamics Aims to Eliminate Single-Use Rockets in Space Flight | leapmind | Scoop.it
Right there in the grainy films of the first successful guided missile launches — achieved, alas, by the Nazis at the height of World War II —
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Mitochondrial Theory of Aging – The Free-Radical Related Membrane Theory

Mitochondrial Theory of Aging – The Free-Radical Related Membrane Theory | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Free-Radical Related Membrane Theory By Ward Dean, MD In 1956, Dr. Denham Harman proposed that highly reactive molecular fragments known as free radic(...)
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To Live Much Longer, We’ll Need Dangerous, Ethically Troubling Clinical Trials

To Live Much Longer, We’ll Need Dangerous, Ethically Troubling Clinical Trials | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wanted: Healthy volunteers to participate in clinical trials of experimental therapies designed to radically extend the human life span. The therapies being tested may alter your brain and body at the cellular level.
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Scientists Induced Lucid Dreaming With An Electrical Current

Scientists Induced Lucid Dreaming With An Electrical Current | leapmind | Scoop.it
The findings are the first to show that inducing brain waves of a specific frequency produces lucid dreaming.
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Women in STEM, Transhumanism, and a New Author to Watch

Women in STEM, Transhumanism, and a New Author to Watch | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Talk with Nicole Sallak Anderson, author of transhumanist-themed "eHuman Dawn"
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Study finds unexpected link between cell suicide and longevity

Study finds unexpected link between cell suicide and longevity | leapmind | Scoop.it
What is the secret to aging more slowly and living longer? Not antioxidants, apparently.
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The Hawking Fallacy

The Hawking Fallacy | leapmind | Scoop.it
Stephen Hawking inspired me to define the Hawking Fallacy – a ridiculous and illogical warning of possible threats from AI and aliens.
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Google wants your help making cheaper, tinier solar power systems

Google wants your help making cheaper, tinier solar power systems | leapmind | Scoop.it
Solar panels have become cheaper and more efficient in recent years, but you can't say the same for the big, costly inverters turning their energy into
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How Human Rights Will Change When Everyone Can Upgrade Their Brains

How Human Rights Will Change When Everyone Can Upgrade Their Brains | leapmind | Scoop.it
The analysts at the Institute for the Future present new research about our weird times.
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New airline seat design could revolutionize air travel | Impact Lab

New airline seat design could revolutionize air travel | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The future of airline travel looks almost enjoyable. Airline seats are uncomfortable, bulky, cramped, outdated and — from an airline’s point of view — overp
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One step closer to cell reprogramming

One step closer to cell reprogramming | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered the essential role played by the Wnt pathway in the cell reprogramming process.
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Your dreams can be controlled by electrically stimulating your brain – body hackers and chronic nightmare sufferers rejoice! | ExtremeTech

Your dreams can be controlled by electrically stimulating your brain – body hackers and chronic nightmare sufferers rejoice! | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
It appears that applying an electrical current to your brain not only boosts your cognitive powers, but it can also help you obtain the mystical ability of lucid dreaming, where you can control the plot and outcome of your dreams.
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How Google money is helping turn the political right against strong copyrights

How Google money is helping turn the political right against strong copyrights | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google's lavish donations to conservative and libertarian think tanks has helped to foster a skeptical attitude toward strong copyright protections.
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Flexible supercapacitor raises bar for volumetric energy density

Flexible supercapacitor raises bar for volumetric energy density | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have taken a large step toward making a fiber-like energy storage device that can be woven into clothing and power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small electronics.
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Financial services ripe for disruptive innovation | Impact Lab

Financial services ripe for disruptive innovation | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Richard Branson Technology is having a profound impact on so many sectors, creating opportunities, speeding up development and leveling the playing field so
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Demo of mind-controlled exoskeleton planned for World Cup

Demo of mind-controlled exoskeleton planned for World Cup | leapmind | Scoop.it
The World Cup opening ceremony next month in Brazil in and of itself will be enough to make June 12 a standout for athletes and their fans but yet another eye-opener may make the Sao Paulo stadium opener long remembered globally.
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Atomic level look at telomerase may unlock the secrets to the fountain of youth

Atomic level look at telomerase may unlock the secrets to the fountain of youth | leapmind | Scoop.it
Despite the strong medical applications, the mechanism for telomerase holoenzyme (the most important unit of the telomerase complex) assembly remains poorly understood.
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