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Amazon Reveals It Wants To Deploy Delivery Drones. No Joke.

Amazon Reveals It Wants To Deploy Delivery Drones. No Joke. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Amazon offering delivery on Sunday was only the beginning.
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Séralini Threatens Lawsuit In Wake Of Retraction Of Infamous GMO Cancer Rat Study

Séralini Threatens Lawsuit In Wake Of Retraction Of Infamous GMO Cancer Rat Study | leapmind | Scoop.it
As the Genetic Literacy Project reports, the GMO wars are escalateing after the discrediting of a central pillar of the anti-crop biotechnology movement and the stumbling by a prominent science journal. Gilles-Éric Séralini, author of the controversial...
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Coming Soon, a Night Watchman With Wheels?

Coming Soon, a Night Watchman With Wheels? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A California company’s mobile robot is intended to serve as a security tool, but some see it as an entry point to a post-privacy world and a threat to take over some low-paying jobs.
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Copper Promises Cheaper, Sturdier Fuel Cells | ZeitNews

Copper Promises Cheaper, Sturdier Fuel Cells | ZeitNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
Copper adorns the Statue of Liberty, makes sturdy, affordable wiring, and helps our bodies absorb iron. Now, researchers at Duke University would like to use copper to transform sunlight and water into a chemical fuel.
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When Algorithms Grow Accustomed to Your Face

When Algorithms Grow Accustomed to Your Face | leapmind | Scoop.it
Companies are developing software to analyze our fleeting facial expressions and to get at the emotions behind them.
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Self-driving planes, trains, trucks will lead supply chain redesign

Self-driving planes, trains, trucks will lead supply chain redesign | leapmind | Scoop.it
Are robo-trucks already taking drivers off the road? It’s a possibility, though an indirect one, suggests Fred Andersky, director of government and industry affairs for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems.
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Getting Robots On Work To Save The Earth - nexpected

Getting Robots On Work To Save The Earth - nexpected | leapmind | Scoop.it
Online magazine reporting on next expected future of science and technology
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Recording the Brain with MEG | Futurescape

Using magnetoencephalography (MEG), scientists are starting to decode brain waves and decipher human thoughts. | For more Futurescape, visit http://science.d...
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Adoption of technology is speeding up | Impact Lab

Adoption of technology is speeding up | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Innovations introduced more recently are being adopted more quickly. The rates of new product introduction and adoption are speeding up and it seems to be
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Telomerase gene therapy in adult and old mice delays aging and increases longevity without increasing cancer

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Next up in robot suits for the paralyzed: Mind control?

Next up in robot suits for the paralyzed: Mind control? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers are looking to push robotic exoskeletons into the realm of thought control, eliminating the need for hand controls and reaching those unable to use their upper bodies. Read this article by Bonnie Burton on CNET.
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Conversations with my Shower and other Friendly Japanese Machines

Conversations with my Shower and other Friendly Japanese Machines | leapmind | Scoop.it
Akihabara News is pleased to present a feature contribution from Jordan Yerman, a freelance writer based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Amazing! Realistic male and female android robots from Japan - Actroid-F #DigInfo

DigInfo TV - http://diginfo.tv 14/10/2011 AIST, Osaka University, The University of Tokyo Male Actroid-F Android Robot
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China launches Moon rover mission

China launches Moon rover mission | leapmind | Scoop.it
China launches its first lunar rover mission - named Jade Rabbit - the next key step in the Asian superpower's ambitious space programme.
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Inhaled Stem Cells Might Replace Lost Neurons: Scientific American

Inhaled Stem Cells Might Replace Lost Neurons: Scientific American | leapmind | Scoop.it
Intranasal stem cell therapy may one day treat brain disorders
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Biotech Startup Editas Medicine Wants to Cure Grievous Genetic Diseases with New Genome Editing Technology | MIT Technology Review

Biotech Startup Editas Medicine Wants to Cure Grievous Genetic Diseases with New Genome Editing Technology | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Boston startup wants to create precise genome-editing treatments that can address more types of disease than previous gene therapy methods.
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Tiny kidneys are world's first 3D printed living organs

Tiny kidneys are world's first 3D printed living organs | leapmind | Scoop.it
They look like beans, but these ghostly little organs are alive.
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Los Angeles takes step toward free citywide broadband

Los Angeles takes step toward free citywide broadband | leapmind | Scoop.it
Los Angeles City Council is thinking big, on Tuesday moving forward with its ambitious plan to roll out free, citywide broadband. The good news for residents is that the winning bidder will be expected to foot the bill.
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Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram's utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm

Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram's utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wolfram gave me a glimpse under the hood in an hour-long conversation. And I have to say, what I saw was amazing.
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Nanotubes can solder themselves, markedly improving device performance

Nanotubes can solder themselves, markedly improving device performance | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a way to heal gaps in wires too small for even the world's tiniest soldering iron. Junctions between nanotubes have high resistance, slowing down the current and creating hotspots.
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Company Makes CO2 Into Liquid Fuel, with Help from a Volcano | MIT Technology Review

Company Makes CO2 Into Liquid Fuel, with Help from a Volcano | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
An Icelandic company figures out how to make methanol from waste CO2, but the economics may not work without a nearby volcano.
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Biosensor Tracks Drugs in Real Time

Biosensor Tracks Drugs in Real Time | leapmind | Scoop.it
Microfluidic device could someday help doctors tailor treatment to individual patients
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Burkhard Bilger on Google’s self-driving car | Impact Lab

Burkhard Bilger on Google’s self-driving car | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google's self-driving car. People are terrible drivers. There are countless things people can do or things that can happen to us that makes humans terrible
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Dutch data protection agency says Google is violating privacy laws

Dutch data protection agency says Google is violating privacy laws | leapmind | Scoop.it
The privacy policy that Google implemented in March of 2012 violates Dutch privacy laws, the country's data protection agency has found. In a report issued today, the DPA said that Google has "no...
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