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Scientists Make Hair-Growing Cells From Ordinary Skin Cells

Scientists Make Hair-Growing Cells From Ordinary Skin Cells | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's a step toward curing baldness with stem cells made from a person's own skin.
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Report: Huge Microsoft shakeup coming. Gates might give up chairmanship, Nadella in as CEO

Report: Huge Microsoft shakeup coming. Gates might give up chairmanship, Nadella in as CEO | leapmind | Scoop.it
Blockbuster news if true: the Microsoft co-founder could end up stepping down as chairman and Nadella gets nod for CEO.
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Gene Surgery Creates First Monkeys Modified with Precision Genome Editing | MIT Technology Review

Gene Surgery Creates First Monkeys Modified with Precision Genome Editing | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Macaques in China are the first primates born with genomes engineered by precision gene-targeting methods.
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IBM builds graphene chip that’s 10,000 times faster, using standard CMOS processes | ExtremeTech

IBM builds graphene chip that’s 10,000 times faster, using standard CMOS processes | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Engineers at IBM Research are claiming to have built the world's most advanced graphene-based computer chip, with performance that's 10,000 times better than previous graphene ICs.
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Walmart starts testing online grocery shopping with in-store pickup

Walmart starts testing online grocery shopping with in-store pickup | leapmind | Scoop.it
In an attempt to get a handle on the potential of online grocery shopping, Walmart has launched a trial that allows Denver area customers to order groceries and pick up that order at a local store.
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This space fly proves that humans aren't cut for interplanetary travel

This space fly proves that humans aren't cut for interplanetary travel | leapmind | Scoop.it
If this fly looks weird to you it's because it's dead—covered in the fungus that killed it. It's a very special type of Drosophila—one born and raised in space—and it proves that interplanetary travel could be really bad for the human immune system.
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Report: Google Is Selling Motorola to Lenovo for $3 Billion

Report: Google Is Selling Motorola to Lenovo for $3 Billion | leapmind | Scoop.it
The New York Times is reporting that Google will sell its Mobility unit to Lenovo for $3 billion. Details are thin, but the Times says a deal should be announced shortly.
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Groundbreaking: Embryonic Stem Cells Made With Acid : DNews

Groundbreaking: Embryonic Stem Cells Made With Acid : DNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
Physically stressing white blood cells encourages them to revert to a state equivalent to an embryonic stem cell. Continue reading →
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Insect Nervous System Copied To Boost Computing Power

Insect Nervous System Copied To Boost Computing Power | leapmind | Scoop.it
Brains are the most powerful computers known. Now microchips built to mimic insects' nervous systems have been shown to successfully tackle technical computing problems like object recognition and data mining, researchers say.
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Perching AR Drone Can Watch You Forever - IEEE Spectrum

Perching AR Drone Can Watch You Forever - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Claws and a controlled stall let this flying robot perch just like a bird
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New theory suggests way to teleport energy long distances

New theory suggests way to teleport energy long distances | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A trio of researchers at Tohoku University in Japan, led by Masahiro Hotta, has proposed a new way to teleport energy that allows for doing so over long distances.
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Natural plant compound prevents Alzheimer's disease in mice

Natural plant compound prevents Alzheimer's disease in mice | leapmind | Scoop.it
A chemical that's found in fruits and vegetables from strawberries to cucumbers appears to stop memory loss that accompanies Alzheimer's disease in mice, scientists have discovered.
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Nuclear stand-down: Google, Samsung, and the sale of Motorola Mobility

Nuclear stand-down: Google, Samsung, and the sale of Motorola Mobility | leapmind | Scoop.it
With the sale of Motorola, Google and Samsung's cold war is over.
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Taking Hold: Lab Grown Teeth Implanted Successfully

Taking Hold: Lab Grown Teeth Implanted Successfully | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers combined two different cell types that ended up turning into tooth cells. After being implanted into live mice, they developed into a full tooth and root.
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What Your Doctor Will Look Like In The Future - YouTube

The hospitals of the future might be drastically different than the ones we go to today. It's likely that we will no longer see things like stethoscopes and ...
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Google isn't the only company working on artificial intelligence. It's just the richest

Google isn't the only company working on artificial intelligence. It's just the richest | leapmind | Scoop.it
Everyone’s more interested in artificial intelligence since news broke that Google acquired a secretive startup called DeepMind. The technology has big promise, but make no mistake: It’s not sentient yet, and Google is far from alone in its quest.
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Google and Samsung may finally agree on what Android should look like

Google and Samsung may finally agree on what Android should look like | leapmind | Scoop.it
Samsung may be planning to cut back on its oft-criticized Android customizations. A new report from Recode claims that the company recently met with Google to begin working out an agreement that...
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Microsoft reveals its server designs and releases open source code

Microsoft reveals its server designs and releases open source code | leapmind | Scoop.it
Redmond joins Facebook's Open Compute, intends to make servers more efficient.
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‘Borophene’ Might Be Joining Graphene in the 2-D Material Club - IEEE Spectrum

‘Borophene’ Might Be Joining Graphene in the 2-D Material Club - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
For first time experimental evidence indicates that boron on its own could be made into a graphene-like material
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Cold fusion tech picked up by major US partner, prepares for launch in the American and Chinese energy markets | ExtremeTech

Cold fusion tech picked up by major US partner, prepares for launch in the American and Chinese energy markets | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
We have big news today in the world of cold fusion: a large US investment company has acquired the rights to Andrea Rossi's E-Cat cold fusion/LENR technology.
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Radical abundance: how a revolution in nanotechnology will change civilization - Eric Drexler

Radical abundance: how a revolution in nanotechnology will change civilization - Eric Drexler | leapmind | Scoop.it
Dr K.Eric Drexler, Academic Visitor at the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, gives a talk on the subject of his book Radical Abundance: How a revolution in nanotechnology w...
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QR Codes Are Stamped on Money to Circumvent China’s Great Firewall - The Epoch Times

QR Codes Are Stamped on Money to Circumvent China’s Great Firewall - The Epoch Times | leapmind | Scoop.it
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