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Self-driving cars: Google maps the road to automated vehicles

Self-driving cars: Google maps the road to automated vehicles | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google is spearheading the movement to get automated vehicles on America's roads. Self-driving cars are street legal in three states, and Google's fleet has collectively logged over 300,000 miles...
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Is Cloning the Key to Perfect Christmas Trees?

Is Cloning the Key to Perfect Christmas Trees? | leapmind | Scoop.it
When you think of cloning, you'll probably either think of dolly, or maybe some sort of sci-fi clone army. German scientists, on the other hand, their minds hop to Christmas trees, and the hope that cloning can bring us all perfect ones forever.
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#10 3D Printing Laboratories: The Age of DIY Designer Drugs Begins

#10 3D Printing Laboratories: The Age of DIY Designer Drugs Begins | leapmind | Scoop.it
Novel techniques in 3D printing technology simplify the production of drugs, enabling home design and synthesis of pharmaceuticals.
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2013 will be the year of ‘the Internet of things’ as more than 5B wireless chips ship

2013 will be the year of ‘the Internet of things’ as more than 5B wireless chips ship | leapmind | Scoop.it
Most of those five billion chips won't be in phones, as tablets, sensors, cameras, light bulbs, refrigerators, and more increasingly get connected to the internet.
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Science Technology

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 We demonstrate the rapid quantification of protein biomarkers in diverse clinical samples with the V-Chip. The development of the V-Chip thus opens up the possibility of greatly simplified point-of-care and personalized diagnostics.

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The Robotics Revolution

The Robotics Revolution | leapmind | Scoop.it
The ripple effects of drones, unmanned systems, and robotics will continue to push out into all sorts of domains, in ways both expected and unexpected. Peter W. Singer looks at the pros and cons of these advances in military technology.
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Carbon nanotubes could one day enhance your brain

Carbon nanotubes could one day enhance your brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
Swiss Federal Institute of Technologyscientists found that carbon nanotubes offer the potential to establish functional links between neurons that could fight disease and enhance our brains.
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Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: "Gladstone scientists identify powerful infection strategy of widespread and potentially lethal virus: Specialized 'accelerator circuit' may be key to underminin...

Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: "Gladstone scientists identify powerful infection strategy of widespread and potentially lethal virus: Specialized 'accelerator circuit' may be key to underminin... | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Nasa's New Space Suit Looks Exactly Like Buzz Lightyear

Nasa's New Space Suit Looks Exactly Like Buzz Lightyear | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nasa has published the first details of its new prototype space suit - and it looks oddly familiar. In fact, as many have remarked, it looks precisely like Buzz Lightyear from the hit Pixar movie Toy Story.
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Will humans continue to evolve during multigenerational space missions?

Will humans continue to evolve during multigenerational space missions? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientific American has posted an interview and podcast with Portland State University anthropologist Cameron Smith about the ways in which humans might evolve during extended missions in space.
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Big NSF grant funds research into training robots to work with humans

Big NSF grant funds research into training robots to work with humans | leapmind | Scoop.it
What if robots and humans, working together, were able to perform tasks in surgery and manufacturing that neither can do alone?
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Winbot, The Window-Cleaning Robot, Coming Next Year

Winbot, The Window-Cleaning Robot, Coming Next Year | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’s no surprise that the first wave of robots that people have welcomed into their homes were charged with the menial task of cleaning.
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Yes but will the robot bring a fresh smile and a warm attitude?

 

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Pocket test measures 50 things in a drop of blood

Pocket test measures 50 things in a drop of blood | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—A new device about the size of a business card could allow health care providers to test for insulin and other blood proteins, cholesterol, and even signs of viral or bacterial infection all at the same time—with one drop of blood.
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The 500 phases of matter: Entering a new phase

The 500 phases of matter: Entering a new phase | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Forget solid, liquid, and gas: there are in fact more than 500 phases of matter. In a major paper in today's issue of Science, Perimeter Faculty member Xiao-Gang Wen reveals a modern reclassification of all of them.
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IBM reveals five innovations that will change our lives within five years | KurzweilAI

IBM reveals five innovations that will change our lives within five years | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM announced today the seventh annual IBM 5 in 5 --- a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during
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New Form of Quantum Computation Promises Showdown With Ordinary Computers - ScienceNOW

New Form of Quantum Computation Promises Showdown With Ordinary Computers - ScienceNOW | leapmind | Scoop.it
New Form of Quantum Computation Promises Showdown With Ordinary Computers - ScienceNOW (“@steve_messina: RT New Form of Quantum Computation Promises Showdown With Ordinary Computers http://t.co/UUl8Lfvb...
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What Wikipedia can tell us about the future of news

What Wikipedia can tell us about the future of news | leapmind | Scoop.it
A researcher who specializes in analysing the way that information flows through Wikipedia during a breaking news event compared the way seven mass shootings -- including the recent incident at an elementary school in Connecticut -- were reported...
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Self-driving cars can navigate the road, but can they navigate the law?

Self-driving cars can navigate the road, but can they navigate the law? | leapmind | Scoop.it
This year has been full of big news about the progress of self-driving cars. They are currently street legal in three states and Google says that on a given day, they have a dozen autonomous cars...
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New calculations solve an old problem with DNA

New calculations solve an old problem with DNA | leapmind | Scoop.it
Normal DNA will switch to left-handed DNA when it is physically twisted, or when a lot of salt is added to the solution. Researchers were able to accurately calculate for the first time the amount of salt which is required to do this.
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News And Real Evidence Proof About Alien Ufo and Space News : ALIEN ROBOT CAN BE REALITY ACCORDING TO NASA

News And Real Evidence Proof About Alien Ufo and Space News : ALIEN ROBOT CAN BE REALITY ACCORDING TO NASA | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Bionic Eye Technology

Ophthalmologist Dr. Mark S. Humayun and his team describes the bionic eye they have developed at the U.S. Department of Energy Artificial Retina Project. rnrn
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License Plates, Cameras, and Our Vanishing Privacy - IEEE Spectrum

License Plates, Cameras, and Our Vanishing Privacy - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
New license-plate video cameras are tracking millions of us as we drive around
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Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and their Impact on the Law - Transhumanity.net

Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and their Impact on the Law - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Watson showed, in dramatic form, the capabilities of current computers when it (he?) defeated the two best Jeopardy! Players in the world almost two years ago.
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DVICE: Scientists develop potential anti-aging formula (for mice)

DVICE: Scientists develop potential anti-aging formula (for mice) | leapmind | Scoop.it
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DARPA’s AlphaDog (LS3) can now sit, follow, and roll over | ExtremeTech

DARPA’s AlphaDog (LS3) can now sit, follow, and roll over | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Legged Squad Support System (LS3), the semiautonomous quadruped robot developed by DARPA and Boston Dynamics that can carry 400 pounds (180kg) over rough terrain, is very nearly ready for prime time.
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