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Half of taxpayer funded research will soon be available to the public

Half of taxpayer funded research will soon be available to the public | leapmind | Scoop.it
Funding bill is a victory for open access proponents.
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33rd Square | Long for This World Trailer

33rd Square | Long for This World Trailer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Long for This World, a new 3D documentary from David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg, explores the science and philosophy of the Life Extension movement.
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Nanotechnology World: Soft Matter: Where physics meets chemistry meets biology for fundamental soft matter research.

Nanotechnology World: Soft Matter: Where physics meets chemistry meets biology for fundamental soft matter research. | leapmind | Scoop.it
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With Emotion Recognition Algorithms, Computers Know What You’re Thinking

With Emotion Recognition Algorithms, Computers Know What You’re Thinking | leapmind | Scoop.it
A handful of companies are developing algorithms that can read the human emotions behind nuanced and fleeting facial expressions to maximize advertising and market research campaigns.
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What Happens When the Poor Receive a Stipend?

What Happens When the Poor Receive a Stipend? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A study of what happened with a Native American tribe shows a big effect on children.
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5 Unbelievable (but Real) Technologies Made Possible by Synthetic Biology (AMRS, SZYM, XON)

5 Unbelievable (but Real) Technologies Made Possible by Synthetic Biology (AMRS, SZYM, XON) | leapmind | Scoop.it
The synthetic biology industry has erupted in recent years. The technological breakthroughs can touch numerous industries, from health care to marijuana production. - Maxx Chatsko - Energy
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This Is the World's First Working Cell Made From Plastic

This Is the World's First Working Cell Made From Plastic | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have long been toiling to create artificial life, managing to produce man-made cell walls and even synthetic DNA. But now, a team of chemists has produced a functioning cell made from polymers.
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Peter Singer on Should We Live to 1,000? - Project Syndicate

Peter Singer on Should We Live to 1,000? - Project Syndicate | leapmind | Scoop.it
In developed countries, aging is the ultimate cause of 90% of all human deaths; thus, treating aging is a form of preventive medicine for all of the diseases of old age.
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My Innovation Journey, So Far

My Innovation Journey, So Far | leapmind | Scoop.it
When DeLuca sees a new tech, she looks for ways to improve it. It's that spirit that's led to her earning 115 patents, with more than 250 more pending.
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From breastfeeding to politics, Facebook steps up censorship

From breastfeeding to politics, Facebook steps up censorship | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook has recently tried to close down the popular Anarchist Memes page on its site in the latest of a string of crackdowns on political online activism.
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Cryptocurrencies as a Single Pool of Wealth

Cryptocurrencies as a Single Pool of Wealth | leapmind | Scoop.it
Thoughts on the Purchasing Power of Decentralized Electronic Money The recent meteoric rise in the dollar price of Bitcoin – from around $12 at the beginning of 2013 to several peaks above $1000 at the end – has brought widespread attention to the...
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GEN | Magazine Articles: Progress in Stem Cell Pluripotency

GEN | Magazine Articles: Progress in Stem Cell Pluripotency | leapmind | Scoop.it
Translational applications of pluripotency are gaining momentum, despite developmental, regulatory, and advocacy challenges.
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The future of transportation -- as seen by a sci-fi author

The future of transportation -- as seen by a sci-fi author | leapmind | Scoop.it
Yes, flying cars may happen sooner than you think.
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E-whiskers: Researchers develop highly sensitive tactile sensors

E-whiskers: Researchers develop highly sensitive tactile sensors | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —From the world of nanotechnology we've gotten electronic skin, or e-skin, and electronic eye implants or e-eyes. Now we're on the verge of electronic whiskers.
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6 Signs That Reality is Catching Up with Science-Fiction

6 Signs That Reality is Catching Up with Science-Fiction | leapmind | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein once said, “I never worry about the future, it comes soon enough.” He was right—it’s just taken us a bit longer to get there than we expected.
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Revolutionary New Algorithm Succeeds In Prolonging Life

Revolutionary New Algorithm Succeeds In Prolonging Life | leapmind | Scoop.it
A researcher at Tel Aviv University may have found a mathematical path to the fountain of youth. Combining genetics and computer science, the algorithm could pave the way to creating drugs that prolong life expectancy.
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How to fix a car – without a mechanic

How to fix a car – without a mechanic | leapmind | Scoop.it
Modern car engines are full of sensors and smart technology that can make them complicated to repair. Can a pair of futuristic glasses help guide the way?
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Thermophotovoltaic Device Has Potential to Reach Huge Solar Efficiencies - IEEE Spectrum

Thermophotovoltaic Device Has Potential to Reach Huge Solar Efficiencies - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
MIT researchers report progress on solar power concept that eliminates standard solar cell physical limits
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Utah is Ending Homelessness by Giving People Homes

Utah is Ending Homelessness by Giving People Homes | leapmind | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Hawaii State representative Tom Bower (D) began walking the streets of his Waikiki district with a sledgehammer, and smashing shopping carts used by homeless people.
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What Happens To Music After Net Neutrality?

What Happens To Music After Net Neutrality? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Years ago, I believed experts who said Net Neutrality wasn't a big deal for two reasons. First, It never really existed in the first place (because many ISPs prioritize traffic in some way, say, for or against online gaming).
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5 Criticisms of the Movie “Her” From the Point of View of Speculation

5 Criticisms of the Movie “Her” From the Point of View of Speculation | leapmind | Scoop.it
Her is a great movie that I fully recommend. And as a movie it really only has one mandate: create an emotional impact on its audience. And by this metric Her succeeds wonderfully. However, how internally consistent is Her?
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Vertical farms sprouting all over the world - tech - 16 January 2014 - New Scientist

Vertical farms sprouting all over the world - tech - 16 January 2014 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
From Singapore to Pennsylvania, warehouses and high-rises offer a new, environmentally friendly way to feed the swelling populations of the world's cities
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To understand the future of TV, look in your pocket

To understand the future of TV, look in your pocket | leapmind | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, the evolution in television consumption will mimic what happened in mobile phone industry. Here’s how.
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