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The Emergence of Big Data as a Discipline and its Impact on Biology Medicine and Health Care

The amount of data now being produced in a wide range of fields is overwhelming our ability to analyze it. In this talk, Robert Grossman describes some of th...
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The Datafication of Human Resources

The Datafication of Human Resources | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ok a new buzzword has hit the business world: Datafication - turning an existing business into a "data business." Think about it this way: LinkedIn has "datified" our professional connections. Facebook has "datafied" our friend network.
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Johns Hopkins researchers custom-build blood vessels using stem cells

Johns Hopkins researchers custom-build blood vessels using stem cells | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers use stem cells to create potential treatment for burn patients, vascular conditions
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Military robot deploys CO2 to lure ticks to their doom

Military robot deploys CO2 to lure ticks to their doom | leapmind | Scoop.it
This rover could patrol your yard, coaxing ticks onto fabric laced with insecticide. Early tests have shown it's very effective. Read this article by Tim Hornyak on CNET.
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This is the future of pest control

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Desktop printing at the nano level | Machines Like Us

Desktop printing at the nano level | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new low-cost, high-resolution tool is primed to revolutionize how nanotechnology is produced from the desktop, according to a new study by Northwestern University researchers.
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AND NOW: Robots Are About To Take All The Farm Jobs

AND NOW: Robots Are About To Take All The Farm Jobs | leapmind | Scoop.it
The field work that nobody wants to do? There's a robot for that.
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Verizon's Edge phone upgrade plan is the same bad ripoff as AT&T Next

Verizon's Edge phone upgrade plan is the same bad ripoff as AT&T Next | leapmind | Scoop.it
Verizon today matched AT&T and T-Mobile with a new program called Edge that lets customers get new phones faster by paying an additional monthly fee. Under Verizon's plan, the full retail cost of a...
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A mathematical look at the next likely destination in the Arab Spring

A mathematical look at the next likely destination in the Arab Spring | leapmind | Scoop.it
Young people have always been pegged as rabble-rousers and revolutionaries.
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Are Cyborgs the Next Step in Human Evolution? | Amped | Big Think

Are Cyborgs the Next Step in Human Evolution? | Amped | Big Think | leapmind | Scoop.it
If your smartphone is glued to your hand, then, we believe you are already a kind of Cyborg.
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Researchers turn off Down’s syndrome genes

Researchers turn off Down’s syndrome genes | leapmind | Scoop.it
Silencing extra chromosome in cell cultures could lead to new treatments for the disease.
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33rd Square | Neural Dust May Provide Brain-Machine Interface Solution

33rd Square | Neural Dust May Provide Brain-Machine Interface Solution | leapmind | Scoop.it
University of California Berkeley neuroscientists have proposed a new brain-machine interface system that allows for thousands of ultra-tiny “neural dust” chips to be inserted into the brain to monitor neural signals at high resolution and...
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33rd Square | Researchers Close In On Custom-Building New Blood Vessels

33rd Square | Researchers Close In On Custom-Building New Blood Vessels | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have coaxed stem cells into forming networks of new blood vessels in the laboratory, then successfully transplanted them into mice.
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The Undercover Economist: How to give money away - FT.com

The Undercover Economist: How to give money away - FT.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
What should the comfortably off of the world do to help the poor? We could build dams, railways and roads. We could fund education or public health. We could lower our tariffs and let them sell things to us.
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Peru to Provide Free Solar Power to its 2 Million Poorest Citizens

Peru to Provide Free Solar Power to its 2 Million Poorest Citizens | leapmind | Scoop.it
The country of Peru is looking to provide free energy to over 2 million of the country's poorest citizens thanks to that most plentiful and abundant energy source - the sun.
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Sebastian Thrun on the Future of Learning | MIT Technology Review

Sebastian Thrun on the Future of Learning | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Udacity cofounder and CEO Sebastian Thrun says more AI is coming to online education, but we’ll still need humans to grade our English essays.
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Perks to top engineering recruits at Google to include seats on the indefinite life-extension bus | ExtremeTech

Perks to top engineering recruits at Google to include seats on the indefinite life-extension bus  | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google gets around 2 million job applications each year, and prides itself on human inspection of each one.
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How Does Resveratrol Cross the Blood-Brain Barrier and Why This Crossing Makes Resveratrol More Effective | Serenity Station

How Does Resveratrol Cross the Blood-Brain Barrier and Why This Crossing Makes Resveratrol More Effective | Serenity Station | leapmind | Scoop.it
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The real Avatar: body transfer turns men into girls - life - 13 May 2010 - New Scientist

The real Avatar: body transfer turns men into girls - life - 13 May 2010 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
The finding shows how much our sense of self can be manipulated and could lead to therapies for distorted body image
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Cyborg Marketing: A Love Story (8 Exponential Trends That Will Shap...

We live in a time of great abundance and unparalleled possibilities fueled by exponential growth from the impact of technology. Our job at sparks & honey is to
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Deep brain stimulation: The bleeding edge of neurohacking and transhumanism | ExtremeTech

Deep brain stimulation: The bleeding edge of neurohacking and transhumanism | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) has proven to be a remarkable success for the treatment of many movement disorders. A dramatic video below shows what happens to Andrew “Cyber-AJ” Johnson just seconds after he turns off his medtronic DBS unit.
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British scientists unveil the 'world's first' mobile phone powered by URINE

British scientists unveil the 'world's first' mobile phone powered by URINE | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at Bristol Robotics Laboratory claim to have created the world's first mobile phone to be powered by microbial fuel cells, which use urine to generate electricity.
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Electronics: Graphene makes a magnetic switch

Electronics: Graphene makes a magnetic switch | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Tiny nanoribbons of carbon could be used to make a magnetic field sensor for novel electronic devices.
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