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It's no joke – the robots will really take over this time

It's no joke – the robots will really take over this time | leapmind | Scoop.it
If capitalism can outsource low-paid jobs, why can't it replace the middle classes with automatons, asks John Naughton
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The mysteries of 'lucid' dreaming

The mysteries of 'lucid' dreaming | leapmind | Scoop.it
Recent research into a kind of consciousness within the dream state is beginning to tell us more about the brain, writes Vaughan Bell
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There's no need to worry that the world's resources are running out, writes Matt Ridley

There's no need to worry that the world's resources are running out, writes Matt Ridley | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ecologists worry that the world's resources come in fixed amounts that will run out, but we have broken through such limits again and again, writes Matt Ridley. How innovation improves the environment.
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You may have billions and billions of good reasons for being unfit

You may have billions and billions of good reasons for being unfit | leapmind | Scoop.it
Although our chromosomes are relatively stable within our lifetimes, the genetic material found in our mitochondria is highly variable across individuals and may impact upon human health, say researchers at the University of Montreal and its...
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New aging factor discovered: unsupressed parasitic DNA -- Sott.net

New aging factor discovered: unsupressed parasitic DNA -- Sott.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
The genomes of organisms from humans to corn are replete with "parasitic" strands of DNA that, when not suppressed, copy themselves and spread throughout the genome, potentially affecting health. Earlier this year Brown University researchers...
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LifeExt

This is "LifeExt" by Worst Fruitier on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Inside the Startup That’s Trying to Build a Battery That Lasts Forever

Inside the Startup That’s Trying to Build a Battery That Lasts Forever | leapmind | Scoop.it
The chief executive is 61 — that’s 120 in Silicon Valley years. Needless to say, Imergy is not developing the next $19 billion app that Facebook will acquire, but the startup could end up powering Facebook.
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On Transhumanism and Why Technology Is Our Silicon Nervous System

On Transhumanism and Why Technology Is Our Silicon Nervous System | leapmind | Scoop.it
With films about the symbiosis of man and machine like ‘Transcendence’ and ‘Her,’ Hollywood’s had an epiphany: to be human is to be transhuman.
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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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PostHuman: An Introduction to Transhumanism - YouTube

We investigate three dominant areas of transhumanism: super longevity, super intelligence and super wellbeing, and briefly cover the ideas of thinkers Aubrey...
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GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: Precision Medicine: New Opportunity in the Age of Cost-Conscious Medicine

GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: Precision Medicine: New Opportunity in the Age of Cost-Conscious Medicine | leapmind | Scoop.it
This emerging field could overcome the hurdles that stood in the way of a personalized medicine revolution.
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A Cure for Ageing?: David Sinclair at TEDxSydney - YouTube

Can we really cure ageing? David Sinclair thinks so, and he's going to try to prove it. David Sinclair is a scientist and entrepreneur working on increasing ...
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Molecular fountain of youth discovered -- Sott.net

Molecular fountain of youth discovered -- Sott.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Four thousands of years, our thirst for the legendary Fountain of Youth has been nearly as strong as our propensity for perpetuating the myth. However, over the last 20 years, the fertile headwaters of molecular biology have been pumping out...
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Meet the new Baxter robot — twice as fast, more precise and easier to use - Boston Business Journal

Meet the new Baxter robot — twice as fast, more precise and easier to use - Boston Business Journal | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Researchers link aging to cellular interactions that occur across generations

Researchers link aging to cellular interactions that occur across generations | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —The evidence for what causes aging has typically been limited to the study of a single organism's lifespan; our cells divide many times throughout our lives and eventually cause organs and our bodies to age and break down.
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Medical genomics: Gather and use genetic data in health care

Medical genomics: Gather and use genetic data in health care | leapmind | Scoop.it
Research into how genetic variants can guide successful treatments must become part of routine medical practice and records, says Geoffrey Ginsburg.
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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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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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