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A New Microscope Can See Inside Moving Cells In Real Time, and There Are Videos

A New Microscope Can See Inside Moving Cells In Real Time, and There Are Videos | leapmind | Scoop.it
Erik Betzig just won a Nobel Prize for his new microscope—his follow up is even better.
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Is an Affair in Virtual Reality Still Cheating?

Is an Affair in Virtual Reality Still Cheating? | leapmind | Scoop.it
I left convinced that VR was not only the future of sex, but also the future of infidelity.
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This Robot Uses Machine Learning to Kill Weeds, It May Eliminate Our Need for Herbicides

This Robot Uses Machine Learning to Kill Weeds, It May Eliminate Our Need for Herbicides | leapmind | Scoop.it
We have developed killer robots. Fortunately, this guy only kills weeds.
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The Next Big Thing

The Next Big Thing | leapmind | Scoop.it
3D printing, nanotechnology, AI, robots and transhumanism. All of these and more could be part of the Next Big Thing! This video by futurist Christopher Barn...
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Physics First: Magnetic Wave "Soliton" Revealed with X-Ray Microscope

Physics First: Magnetic Wave "Soliton" Revealed with X-Ray Microscope | leapmind | Scoop.it
A powerful, custom-built X-ray microscope was used by researchers to directly observe a type of wave that can travel without resistance.
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Boat or panda? The US Army is now decoding human thoughts using image analysis | ExtremeTech

Boat or panda? The US Army is now decoding human thoughts using image analysis | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
The US Army has an innovative new approach to image analysis -- why invent a new method, when evolution created one for us?
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Self-driving cars may become a mass reality faster than you think

Self-driving cars may become a mass reality faster than you think | leapmind | Scoop.it
We may be on the brink of an all-out self-driving car revolution.
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B.C. company’s blood test is cheaper, more accurate, less invasive

B.C. company’s blood test is cheaper, more accurate, less invasive | leapmind | Scoop.it
A B.C.-based biotech company has devised a new test that can check for dozens of illnesses simultaneously using a single drop of blood.
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Quantum behaviour has been discovered in algae

Quantum behaviour has been discovered in algae | leapmind | Scoop.it
Single-celled algae can switch a phenomenon known as quantum coherence on or off - and it could be helping them survive in low light conditions. Image: CSIRO Researchers have discovered that algae in low-light conditions are able to switch a...
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A classic formula for pi has been discovered hidden in hydrogen atoms

A classic formula for pi has been discovered hidden in hydrogen atoms | leapmind | Scoop.it
For the first time, scientists have discovered a classic formula for pi in the world of quantum physics. Pi is the ratio between a circle's circumference and its diameter, and is incredibly important in pure mathematics, but now scientists have...
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Goodbye Dialysis: Nanotechnology Used to Make Artificial Kidney

Goodbye Dialysis: Nanotechnology Used to Make Artificial Kidney | leapmind | Scoop.it
This tech is designed to be an alternative to a kidney transplant or dialysis. It completely mimics the functions of the kidneys.
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The world's most famous futurist just explained why VR will be important when people live forever

The world's most famous futurist just explained why VR will be important when people live forever | leapmind | Scoop.it
Immortality is boring.
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A New Microscope Can See Inside Moving Cells In Real Time, and There Are Videos

A New Microscope Can See Inside Moving Cells In Real Time, and There Are Videos | leapmind | Scoop.it
Erik Betzig just won a Nobel Prize for his new microscope—his follow up is even better.
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A Japanese Company May Have Figured Out How to Mass Produce Spider Silk

A Japanese Company May Have Figured Out How to Mass Produce Spider Silk | leapmind | Scoop.it
Bioengineered spider silk could be the textile of the future.
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Breakthrough! Glasgow scientists discover a cheap way to produce the wonder material graphene

Breakthrough! Glasgow scientists discover a cheap way to produce the wonder material graphene | leapmind | Scoop.it
It has been hailed as a wonder material set to revolutionise everyday life, but graphene has always been considered too expensive for mass…
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By infusing H2O with ultrasonic bubbles, StarStream gives tap water incredible cleaning power

By infusing H2O with ultrasonic bubbles, StarStream gives tap water incredible cleaning power | leapmind | Scoop.it
Starstream activates bubbles in plain water with ultrasound waves in order to create micro-scrubbers in a cleaning solution with no soap or bleach.
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Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9

Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9 | leapmind | Scoop.it
This animation depicts the CRISPR-Cas9 method for genome editing – a powerful new technology with many applications in biomedical research, including the pot...
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Artificial Intelligence Program Passes College Entrance Exam

Artificial Intelligence Program Passes College Entrance Exam | leapmind | Scoop.it
An artificial intelligence program has achieved an above-average score on a Japanese university entrance exam whose subjects included math, physics and English, the National Institute of Informatics said.
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Research team refrigerates liquids with a laser for the first time

Research team refrigerates liquids with a laser for the first time | leapmind | Scoop.it
Since the first laser was invented in 1960, they've always given off heat—either as a useful tool, a byproduct or a fictional way to vanquish intergalactic enemies.
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'Shrinking bull's-eye' algorithm speeds up complex modeling from days to hours

'Shrinking bull's-eye' algorithm speeds up complex modeling from days to hours | leapmind | Scoop.it
To work with computational models is to work in a world of unknowns: Models that simulate complex physical processes—from Earth's changing climate to the performance of hypersonic combustion engines—are staggeringly complex, sometimes incorporating...
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How the Western Diet Has Derailed Our Evolution - Issue 30: Identity - Nautilus

How the Western Diet Has Derailed Our Evolution - Issue 30: Identity - Nautilus | leapmind | Scoop.it
For the microbiologist Justin Sonnenburg, that career-defining moment—the discovery that changed the trajectory of his research,…
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Machine Vision Algorithm Learns to Recognize Hidden Facial Expressions | MIT Technology Review

Machine Vision Algorithm Learns to Recognize Hidden Facial Expressions | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Microexpressions reveal your deepest emotions, even when you are trying to hide them. Now a machine vision algorithm has learned to spot them, with wide-ranging applications from law enforcement to psychological analysis.
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This new ultra-sensitive instrument will hunt down dark matter

This new ultra-sensitive instrument will hunt down dark matter | leapmind | Scoop.it
There's five times more dark matter in the Universe than normal, everyday matter – that is the standard atoms and molecules making up the world we're familiar with – but despite its volume, dark matter is notoriously difficult to spot.
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