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China’s super maglev may be the future of train travel | Impact Lab

China’s super maglev may be the future of train travel | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
A super-maglev enclosed tube vehicle has been unveiled in China. Thanks to their incredible speed and capacity, magnetic levitation trains, or maglev for
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New Chinese Supercomputer Goes Beta (Tianhe 2 Ahead Of Schedule And On Budget)

New Chinese Supercomputer Goes Beta (Tianhe 2 Ahead Of Schedule And On Budget) | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Longevity gene may boost brain power: Researchers discover the gene may enhance cognitive abilities

Longevity gene may boost brain power: Researchers discover the gene may enhance cognitive abilities | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists showed that people who have a variant of a longevity gene, called KLOTHO, have improved brain skills such as thinking, learning and memory regardless of their age, sex, or whether they have a genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.
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Alpha robot serves up 360 hamburgers an hour | Impact Lab

Alpha robot serves up 360 hamburgers an hour | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Alpha Machine Robots are taking over even the most ignobly esteemed jobs like flipping burgers. Alpha machine from Momentum Machines cooks up a tasty bu
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May - Graphene photonics breakthrough promises fast-speed, low-cost communications - Swinburne University of Technology

May - Graphene photonics breakthrough promises fast-speed, low-cost communications - Swinburne University of Technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Philips continues its lighting revolution, tweaking LEDs for hydroponic growing

Philips continues its lighting revolution, tweaking LEDs for hydroponic growing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Bulbs that can change color when a spouse calls? Retail lighting that tracks you while you shop? Philips is using LEDS to make lighting perform new functions, including a project to increase indoor crop production.
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World’s Largest Solar Array Set to Crank Out 290 Megawatts of Sunshine Power

World’s Largest Solar Array Set to Crank Out 290 Megawatts of Sunshine Power | leapmind | Scoop.it
Megaplants like Agua Caliente in Arizona herald a new efficiency in solar-sourced electricity
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​Russia will begin Moon colonization in 2030 - draft space program

​Russia will begin Moon colonization in 2030 - draft space program | leapmind | Scoop.it
“We are going to the Moon forever,” the Russian Deputy PM said in April, and it was not just empty words. It appears Russia does plan to colonize the Moon by 2030 and the first stage of the ambitious project may start as soon as two years from now.
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As AI Advances into 'Deep Learning,' are Robot Butlers on the Horizon? (Op-Ed)

As AI Advances into 'Deep Learning,' are Robot Butlers on the Horizon? (Op-Ed) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Through "deep learning," artificial intelligence is becoming more like natural intelligence.
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Nanoengineers develop basis for electronics that stretch at the molecular level

Nanoengineers develop basis for electronics that stretch at the molecular level | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego are asking what might be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function?
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What physical or mental enhancements are possible through gene therapy ?

What physical or mental enhancements are possible through gene therapy ? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Reviewing what part of phenotypic traits, intelligence, and disease risks are rooted in our genes and the ensuing potential for genetic enhancements for transhumanists.
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Creative Commons founder launches crowdfunding project to end America’s political corruption | Impact Lab

Creative Commons founder launches crowdfunding project to end America’s political corruption | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Larry Lessig, Creative Commons co-founder, believes the Internet masses can overcome political corruption in America. Lessig is crowdfunding political races
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Scientists create first living organism that transmits added letters in DNA 'alphabet'

Scientists create first living organism that transmits added letters in DNA 'alphabet' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have engineered a bacterium whose genetic material includes an added pair of DNA 'letters,' or bases, not found in nature.
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Plastic surgery in South Korea is so good patients need certificates to prove who they really are | Impact Lab

Plastic surgery in South Korea is so good patients need certificates to prove who they really are | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
A young woman celebrates after winning China's first Miss Plastic Surgery pageant on December 18, 2004 in Beijing, China. In South Korea, plastic surgery
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Google’s chance to dominate the robot car market is quickly slipping away | ExtremeTech

Google’s chance to dominate the robot car market is quickly slipping away | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google is the undisputed king of the self-driving car, but legislative delays could scuttle that lead and leave the search giant struggling to pay for years of fruitless R&D.
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A Protein in Young Blood Recharges the Brains and Muscles of Old Mice | MIT Technology Review

A Protein in Young Blood Recharges the Brains and Muscles of Old Mice | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Animal studies on the revitalizing power of young blood suggest new drug targets for treating conditions like dementia and heart disease.
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Production of synthetic SIRT1 as a dietary supplement may help prolong life, states Chemist Direct

Cellular research has opened new doors to increasing the life-span of cell telomeres through synthetic stimulation of SIRT1720 and iPS cell reproduction.
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URME SURVEILLANCE: Indiegogo Campaign

This is "URME SURVEILLANCE: Indiegogo Campaign" by Leo Selvaggio on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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China wants to build high-speed railway to US through Siberia and Bering Strait

China wants to build high-speed railway to US through Siberia and Bering Strait | leapmind | Scoop.it
The idea of traveling between the United States and China without flying might seem ridiculous to virtually everyone, but if Beijing gets its way that’s exactly what will be possible in the future.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Next Great Space Race – Space-Based Power Stations

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Next Great Space Race – Space-Based Power Stations | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Private Mars One Colony Project: 705 Astronaut Candidates Pass Latest Cut

Private Mars One Colony Project: 705 Astronaut Candidates Pass Latest Cut | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Netherlands-based nonprofit Mars One, which aims to establish a Red Planet settlement beginning in 2025, announced Monday (May 5) that it had sliced its pool of potential colonists from 1,058 down to 705.
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Volvo testing self-driving cars on public roads in Sweden | Impact Lab

Volvo testing self-driving cars on public roads in Sweden | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Volvo's Drive Me project Volvo Car Group’s “Drive Me” project — featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions — is moving
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Damn You, FCC! GIVE us net neutrality, demand Google et al

Damn You, FCC! GIVE us net neutrality, demand Google et al | leapmind | Scoop.it
US watchdog commissioner says phone has been ringing non-stop
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Top 15 emerging agriculture technologies that will change the world | Impact Lab

Top 15 emerging agriculture technologies that will change the world | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Automation will help agriculture via large-scale robotic and microrobots. Below are 15 emerging technologies related to agricultural and natural
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