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Next Big Future: On the Path to Commercializing a $20,000 Very Light Car with over 100 mpge

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Phys.Org Mobile: Researchers glue bar codes on to ants to study individual behavior within group (w/ video)

Phys.Org Mobile: Researchers glue bar codes on to ants to study individual behavior within group (w/ video) | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Meet the First Digital Generation. Now Get Ready to Play by Their Rules | Wired Magazine | Wired.com

Meet the First Digital Generation. Now Get Ready to Play by Their Rules | Wired Magazine | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
For Wired's 20th anniversary, we investigate the first generation born into a world that has never not known digital life. If you want to understand the past two decades, they are perhaps the perfect subjects.
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When the PC is obsolete, how will you do this, and this, and this? | PCWorld

When the PC is obsolete, how will you do this, and this, and this? | PCWorld | leapmind | Scoop.it
PC shipments may be declining, but now is not the time to live on tablets alone. Here's what you'll be missing should the PC ever die.
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5 Badass New Sci-Fi Movies You Can Watch on Your Lunch Break

5 Badass New Sci-Fi Movies You Can Watch on Your Lunch Break | leapmind | Scoop.it
You can watch all of these right now, for free, and in less time than it takes to rub one out! Which I assume you terribly literal bastards will take as a personal challenge.
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Will Google's Ray Kurzweil Live Forever?

Will Google's Ray Kurzweil Live Forever? | leapmind | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Holman Jenkins interviews Ray Kurzweil, the famous inventor who expects that in 15 years, medical technology will add a year of life expectancy every year.
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Phys.Org Mobile: Graphene and graphExeter combine to create a new flexible, transparent, photosensitive device

Phys.Org Mobile: Graphene and graphExeter combine to create a new flexible, transparent, photosensitive device | leapmind | Scoop.it
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RNA-Based Drug Offers New Hope To Hepatitis C Patients

RNA-Based Drug Offers New Hope To Hepatitis C Patients | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new drug may present a way for patients to rid their bodies of infection without being subjected to the same severe side effects as current treatments.
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A Leader of the BRAIN Project Explains Why It’s Important to Map the Human Brain | MIT Technology Review

A Leader of the BRAIN Project Explains Why It’s Important to Map the Human Brain | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
The trickiest thing about the brain mapping project might be that we don’t even know what we’re trying to learn.
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What's Holding Up Autonomous Cars? You People, That's What

What's Holding Up Autonomous Cars? You People, That's What | leapmind | Scoop.it
If you're itching to get your hands on a self-driving car, there's something you can do to speed up the process: talk to your neighbors.
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Imersia's comment, April 19, 2013 12:32 AM
But I like to drive!
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Layered '2-D nanocrystals' promising new semiconductor

Layered '2-D nanocrystals' promising new semiconductor | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers are developing a new type of semiconductor technology for future computers and electronics based on 'two-dimensional nanocrystals' layered in sheets less than a nanometer thick that could replace today's transistors.
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Despite Google's Self-Driving Cars, Vehicle Autonomy Remains a Distant Destination | MIT Technology Review

Despite Google's Self-Driving Cars, Vehicle Autonomy Remains a Distant Destination | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Completely autonomous vehicles will remain a fantasy for years. Until they’re here, we need technology that enhances human drivers’ abilities rather than making those abilities increasingly obsolete.
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Protean’s In-Wheel Electric Motors Coming To Market In 2014

Protean’s In-Wheel Electric Motors Coming To Market In 2014 | leapmind | Scoop.it
At least, that's what the company is saying. I covered Protean back in October 2012, so I'm happy to see that the company is moving forward.
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How mobile has changed daily news consumption and why you need to understand it | TheMediaBriefing

How mobile has changed daily news consumption and why you need to understand it | TheMediaBriefing | leapmind | Scoop.it
We all know smartphones and tablets have revolutionised how consumers access media content, but equally important is how they have changed when consumers access that content.
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New Tiny Lithium Ion Battery is 2,000x More Powerful and Can Charge 1,000x Faster

New Tiny Lithium Ion Battery is 2,000x More Powerful and Can Charge 1,000x Faster | leapmind | Scoop.it
A battery designed by a team from the University of Illinois is 2,000 more powerful and can charge 1,000 times faster than rival technologies.
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Should We Fall Out of Love with Robot Surgery?

Should We Fall Out of Love with Robot Surgery? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The FDA is investigating whether doctors aren't getting enough training before they start using machines to do surgery. Is the wow factor to blame?
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Gene Therapy Developed for ALS Treatment: New Biotech Company Neuralgene Enters Evaluation... -- BOGOTA, Colombia, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Gene Therapy Developed for ALS Treatment: New Biotech Company Neuralgene Enters Evaluation... -- BOGOTA, Colombia, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- | leapmind | Scoop.it
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7 Incredible Uses for Nanocellulose

The world's hottest new supermaterial isn't as fancy as you might think; in fact, it's produced by feeding wood pulp to algae. The result, nanocellulose, is amazingly light, super-strong, and conducts electricity.
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