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Controlling magnetic clouds in graphene

Controlling magnetic clouds in graphene | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wonder material graphene can be made magnetic and its magnetism switched on and off at the press of a button, opening a new avenue towards electronics with very low energy consumption.
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Filmmaking magic with polymers: Researchers make breakthroughs in manufacturing copolymer block thin film

Filmmaking magic with polymers: Researchers make breakthroughs in manufacturing copolymer block thin film | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Think about windows coated with transparent film that absorbs harmful ultraviolet sunrays and uses them to generate electricity.
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Lifespan-extending drug given late in life reverses age-related heart disease in mice | KurzweilAI

Lifespan-extending drug given late in life reverses age-related heart disease in mice | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
Laboratory mice (credit: Lightmatter/Wikimedia Commons) Elderly mice suffering from age-related heart disease saw a significant improvement in cardiac
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Why Teaching a Robot to Fetch a Cup of Coffee Matters - IEEE Spectrum

Why Teaching a Robot to Fetch a Cup of Coffee Matters - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
In robotics, as in life, it often takes small steps to reach a big goal
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Watching The Police: Will Two-Way Surveillance Reduce Crime And Increase Accountability?

Watching The Police: Will Two-Way Surveillance Reduce Crime And Increase Accountability? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Two years ago, Alvin, a teenager in Harlem, was walking down the street when he was approached by three NYPD officers. Without providing a valid reason for the stop, the officers proceeded to interrogate him, beat him, and threaten him with arrest.
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7 Totally Unexpected Outcomes That Could Follow the Singularity

7 Totally Unexpected Outcomes That Could Follow the Singularity | leapmind | Scoop.it
By definition, the Technological Singularity is a blind spot in our predictive thinking. Futurists have a hard time imagining what life will be like after we create greater-than-human artificial intelligences.
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Automation allowing mid-sized brewers to compete with industry giants | Smart Shift | Executive | Financial Post

Automation allowing mid-sized brewers to compete with industry giants | Smart Shift | Executive | Financial Post | leapmind | Scoop.it
Canada's mid-sized brewers have discovered automating their productions processes can not only save them money, it can also allow them to compete at an entirely new level.
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How much radiation will the settlers be exposed to? - Mars One

How much radiation will the settlers be exposed to? - Mars One | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mars One will establish the first human settlement on Mars in 2023. Mars One invites you to join us in this next giant leap for mankind!
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Graphene and semiconductor technology together: Smaller, cheaper, better

Graphene and semiconductor technology together: Smaller, cheaper, better | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mobile phones that bend, self-powered nanodevices , new and improved solar cell technology and windows that generate electricity are but a few of the potential products from the union of semiconductors and graphene.
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Review: Facebook Home | MIT Technology Review

Review: Facebook Home | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook’s new interface for smartphones is at odds with how the world uses computers.
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Insect-eating is the future of food | Impact Lab

Insect-eating is the future of food | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Insects may be the food of the future. In Western societies, eating insects is considered disgusting or even primitive. But 2 billion people elsewhere
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Independent robots may soon help in hospitals - New Brunswick - CBC News

Independent robots may soon help in hospitals - New Brunswick - CBC News | leapmind | Scoop.it
A University of New Brunswick researcher is developing a new type of robot that can take advantage of improving technology so they can perform simple tasks inside places such as hospitals.
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An ultrasensitive molybdenum-based image sensor

An ultrasensitive molybdenum-based image sensor | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new material has the potential to improve the sensitivity of photographic image sensors by a factor of five.
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The physical basis of high-throughput atomically precise manufacturing

The physical basis of high-throughput atomically precise manufacturing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Aomically precise manufacturing (APM) can be understood through physics, engineering design principles, proof-of-concept examples, computational modeling, and parallels with familiar technologies.
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Metamaterials breakthrough could lead to the first wide-spectrum optical invisibility cloak

Metamaterials breakthrough could lead to the first wide-spectrum optical invisibility cloak | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Stanford breakthrough in optical metamaterials could enable fabrication of a wide-spectrum invisibility cloak.
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ImponderableThings (Scott Driscoll's Blog): In the Future, When Robots do All Our Work, What of Capitalism?

ImponderableThings (Scott Driscoll's Blog): In the Future, When Robots do All Our Work, What of Capitalism? | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Video - Biologist and Entrepreneur Craig Venter Discusses Synthetic Life and the Future of Genome Sequencing - WSJ.com

Video - Biologist and Entrepreneur Craig Venter Discusses Synthetic Life and the Future of Genome Sequencing - WSJ.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Craig Venter, one of the first scientists to sequence the human genome, spoke to WSJ at the Singularity University conference.
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How To Create A Mind: Ray Kurzweil at TEDxSiliconAlley

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED...
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Molecular nanotech: So long, scarcity, hello healthier, longer lives

Molecular nanotech: So long, scarcity, hello healthier, longer lives | leapmind | Scoop.it
Whether you believe it, or think it’s just too bizarre to be true, this most hyped science of all time – molecular nanotech – promises a utopian future with scarcity-free lifestyles for everyone on the planet; and healthcare miracles that could one...
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33rd Square | Verbal IQ of a Four-Year Old Achieved in AI System

33rd Square | Verbal IQ of a Four-Year Old Achieved in AI System | leapmind | Scoop.it
Using an open-source common-sense reasoning-based AI system, researchers at the University of Chicago have tested the ConceptNet system and found it to be at the verbal level of an average four-year old child.
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Jared Broker's curator insight, June 11, 2013 3:29 PM

Fascinating advances in Artificial Intelligence.  this stuff seems to be a lot closer than most people realize.  Hang on to your seats people!

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Transcendence Movie features real future predictions

Transcendence Movie features real future predictions | leapmind | Scoop.it
Transcendence, a 2014 movie by Christopher Nolan, features events which are predicted by many scientists and futurists as likely to occur in reality within the...
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