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Read a 300-page book in 90 minutes with this app

Read a 300-page book in 90 minutes with this app | leapmind | Scoop.it
Spritz believes that humans can read much faster using its system of 'streaming' text at up to 600 words per minute.
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Tesla’s plans for world’s largest battery factory will be a game changer | Impact Lab

Tesla’s plans for world’s largest battery factory will be a game changer | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tesla Motors, the electric car maker, hasn’t just blazed its own trail when it comes to designing and building a hot electric car. It’s also made bre
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The Future of Personalized Medicine

The Future of Personalized Medicine | leapmind | Scoop.it
See this keynote presentation from Dr. James Canton who identifies the top trends that will shape the future of personalized medicine. The keynote was for an event for Cigna in the US.
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How NASA scientists plan to farm on Mars | Impact Lab

How NASA scientists plan to farm on Mars | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientist Angelo Vermeulen on a Mars mock-up in Hawaii. NASA has big plans for Mars in the coming decades, including intentions to blast a fifth rover on
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What a 30,000-Year-Old Giant Zombie Virus Means For the Future

What a 30,000-Year-Old Giant Zombie Virus Means For the Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
A monster virus comes back from ancient times to wreak havoc on mankind. That may sound like a blurb from a science fiction novel, but as scientists have known for some time, it's not at all impossible.
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GEN | News Highlights:Venter's New Goal: World's Largest Sequencing Operation

GEN | News Highlights:Venter's New Goal: World's Largest Sequencing Operation | leapmind | Scoop.it
Genomics pioneer co-launches Human Longevity Inc., a new genomics and cell therapy company, with $70M in financing.
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9 robots that are actually stealing our jobs | Impact Lab

9 robots that are actually stealing our jobs | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
One day robots will replace humans in certain jobs. Eric Schmidt, Google chairman, thinks robots have their work cut out for them if they want to replace
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Facebook in talks with drone maker Titan Aerospace about possible acquisition, report says

Facebook in talks with drone maker Titan Aerospace about possible acquisition, report says | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook is reportedly in talks with drone maker Titan Aerospace over a possible acquisition. It's believed the New Meixico-based company can help Facebook with its plan to bring affordable Internet access to locations around the world.
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With Free Version of Windows, Microsoft Gives In to the Google Way | Wired Business | Wired.com

With Free Version of Windows, Microsoft Gives In to the Google Way | Wired Business | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Another day, another report of a Windows price cut. Having lost the war for mobile computing, Microsoft is finally trading operating system revenue for ubiquity -- Google style.
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Robots attempt Tokyo university exam

Robots attempt Tokyo university exam | leapmind | Scoop.it
Japanese scientists try to create a robot smart enough to pass the University of Tokyo's entrance exam.
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Science fiction writers are really good at predicting the future | Impact Lab

Science fiction writers are really good at predicting the future | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Arthur C. Clarke predicted the iPad and online newspapers in 1968. Arthur C. Clarke declared in 1964, “trying to predict the future is a discouraging and h
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Optical nano-tweezers take over the control of nano-objects

Optical nano-tweezers take over the control of nano-objects | leapmind | Scoop.it
As science and technology go nano, scientists search for new tools to manipulate, observe and modify the 'building blocks' of matter at the nanometer scale.
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Newly discovered catalyst could lead to the low-cost production of clean methanol

Newly discovered catalyst could lead to the low-cost production of clean methanol | leapmind | Scoop.it
An international research team has discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a key ingredient in the production of plastics, adhesives and solvents, and a promising fuel for transportation.
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Malaysian billionaire backs RM230mil 'fountain of youth' research - Alternatives | The Star Online

Malaysian billionaire backs RM230mil 'fountain of youth' research - Alternatives | The Star Online | leapmind | Scoop.it
US scientist behind the mapping of the human genome is now looking to uncover the secrets of aging and among his financial backers is Genting’s chief executive.
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Paddle – an incredible shapeshifting smartphone | Impact Lab

Paddle – an incredible shapeshifting smartphone | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Paddle You probably carry around a few gadgets. You probably have your smartphone, maybe a tablet or e-reader. You may also have a fitness band or even a
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How NASA scientists plan to farm on Mars | Impact Lab

How NASA scientists plan to farm on Mars | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientist Angelo Vermeulen on a Mars mock-up in Hawaii. NASA has big plans for Mars in the coming decades, including intentions to blast a fifth rover on
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Could we already be living in the technological singularity? | Impact Lab

Could we already be living in the technological singularity? | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The pace of technological innovation is accelerating quickly. The news has been turning into science fiction for a while now. TVs that watch the wa
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Inside the New Arms Race to Control Bandwidth on the Battlefield | Threat Level | Wired.com

Inside the New Arms Race to Control Bandwidth on the Battlefield | Threat Level | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Communications, navigation, battlefield logistics, precision munitions—all of these depend on complete and unfettered access to the spectrum, territory that must be vigilantly defended from enemy combatants.
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How Airships Are Set To Revolutionise Science | MIT Technology Review

How Airships Are Set To Revolutionise Science | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Airships can patrol the upper atmosphere, monitoring the ground or peering at the stars for a fraction of a cost of satellites, according to a new report. All that’s needed is a prize to kickstart innovation.
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Google's Buying All the Robots...

Google's Buying All the Robots... | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Driverless Car, Google Glass, Project Loon. These are just some of the projects being developed at Google X, Google’s semi-secret facility dedicated to making major technological advancements (ot...
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The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku, review - Telegraph

The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku, review - Telegraph | leapmind | Scoop.it
Michio Kaku's latest is a mind-bending study of the possibilities of the brain
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3D-printed 'electronic glove' could help keep your heart beating for ever

3D-printed 'electronic glove' could help keep your heart beating for ever | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have created a revolutionary new electronic membrane that could replace pacemakers, fitting over a heart to keep it beating regularly over an indefinite period of time.
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Argonne scientists are first to grow graphene on silver

Argonne scientists are first to grow graphene on silver | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Silver, meet graphene. Super strong, super light, near totally transparent and one of the best conductors of electricity ever discovered, graphene is a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon atoms that owes its amazing properties to being...
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For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers ag...

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers ag... | leapmind | Scoop.it
For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will.
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