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What we're learning from 5,000 brains | Machines Like Us

What we're learning from 5,000 brains | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mice, bugs and hamsters are no longer the only way to study the brain. Functional MRI (fMRI) allows scientists to map brain activity in living, breathing, decision-making human beings.
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Is 'Looper'-like Time Travel Possible? Scientists Say Maybe

Is 'Looper'-like Time Travel Possible? Scientists Say Maybe | leapmind | Scoop.it
Time travel, as presented in the new movie "Looper," isn't outlawed by physics.
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Plumbline: Robot drivers a good thing? | Terry Plumb | Rock Hill Herald Online

Plumbline: Robot drivers a good thing? | Terry Plumb | Rock Hill Herald Online | leapmind | Scoop.it
If they give him any thought at all, younger Americans probably view California Gov. Jerry Brown as just another boring, aging politician. Their parents remember him as Governor Moonbeam, a retread from the flower-power, free-love days of the 1960s.
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New Android Malware Is A Burglar's Best Friend

New Android Malware Is A Burglar's Best Friend | leapmind | Scoop.it
Newly released malware PlaceRaider sounds like science fiction: It's Android malware designed to build 3-D models of users' apartments for burglars and assassins. But PlaceRaider--developed by a team at Indiana University--is very real.
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SMALL BUSINESS: 5D Robotics wants to build the shopping cart of the future

SMALL BUSINESS: 5D Robotics wants to build the shopping cart of the future | leapmind | Scoop.it
5D Robotics in Carlsbad has a vision for our future: a shopping cart that provides a map of items in a store, follows customers around as they do their shopping, scans each object as it goes in for eventual payout, takes a credit card payment, and...
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These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics Education | Wired Design | Wired.com

These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics Education | Wired Design | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ken Goldberg and Ayorkor Korsah asked if a $10 robot could change education in Africa. Now, with the conclusion of their African Robotics Network's design challenge, we're starting to see the robots that could.
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The Magic of KidsTech: Enchantments and Curses | Institute For The Future

The Magic of KidsTech: Enchantments and Curses | Institute For The Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Will the internet become a new archaeological record?

Will the internet become a new archaeological record? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The internet preserves unimaginable amounts of data, including huge amounts of minutiae describing people's everyday lives.
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dephunked's comment, September 29, 2012 5:11 PM
...and it can be stored in a few grams of DNA http://news.discovery.com/tech/entire-book-encoded-dna-120817.html
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Our Healthcare Future: Personalized Medicine Leads the Way

Our Healthcare Future: Personalized Medicine Leads the Way | leapmind | Scoop.it
By 2020, most of the developed world will shift towards a proactive, personalized, healthcare policy.
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Deaf Toddler Receives Bionic Ear, Weeks Later Speaks Her First Word | Singularity Hub

Deaf Toddler Receives Bionic Ear, Weeks Later Speaks Her First Word | Singularity Hub | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Bioengineers introduce 'Bi-Fi' -- The biological 'Internet'

Bioengineers introduce 'Bi-Fi' -- The biological 'Internet' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Bioengineers have created a biological mechanism to send genetic messages from cell to cell -- something they've nicknamed the biological Internet, or "Bi-Fi."...
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Life Expectancy for Less Educated Whites in U.S. Is Shrinking

Life Expectancy for Less Educated Whites in U.S. Is Shrinking | leapmind | Scoop.it
A long rise in Americans’ life spans has reversed itself for white people who lack high school diplomas, an increasingly troubled group that has lost four years of life expectancy since 1990.
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Plastic and print power | Science Illustrated

Plastic and print power | Science Illustrated | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Scientists find missing link between players in the epigenetic code

Scientists find missing link between players in the epigenetic code | leapmind | Scoop.it
Over the last two decades, scientists have come to understand that the genetic code held within DNA represents only part of the blueprint of life.
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The Guardian on Facebook | Facebook

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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‪Live Forever as an Android?!‬

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The Case for Abolishing Patents (Yes, All of Them)

The Case for Abolishing Patents (Yes, All of Them) | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new paper says that our patent system is killing innovation, and that dismantling it entirely would have fewer consequences than you think.
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Defining Quantum Computing

The next big thing in computing is very small. Professor Michelle Simmons explains quantum computing, a field so complex that one pundit says you never fully...
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The world’s leading prosthetic hand  ● Touch Bionics

The world’s leading prosthetic hand  ● Touch Bionics | leapmind | Scoop.it
Learn more about the i-limb ultra, the world’s most advanced hand prosthesis...
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Digital legacy: The fate of your online soul - tech - 02 May 2011 - New Scientist

Digital legacy: The fate of your online soul - tech - 02 May 2011 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
We are the first people in history to create vast online records of our lives.
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Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Business

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Business | leapmind | Scoop.it
Viable artificial intelligence ventures have been few and far between, but with advances in technology, that may be about to change. Is your company ready?
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Australians Surge in Quest to Build Quantum Computer

Australians Surge in Quest to Build Quantum Computer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Teams based at the University of New South Wales have made advances toward building a quantum computer, which could help tackle a new class of problems.
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Asia is now Facebook’s largest continent after hitting 242 million users

Asia is now Facebook’s largest continent after hitting 242 million users | leapmind | Scoop.it
Technology companies worldwide are increasingly realising the potential of Asia and, in a clear sign of the size of that addressable market, Asia has surpassed Europe as Facebook's ...
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New material, graphene, may soon replace silicon for technology industry, experts say

New material, graphene, may soon replace silicon for technology industry, experts say | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have now developed a method for producing semiconductors from graphene. There are hopes that this new ultra-thin material will revolutionize the technology industry within about 5 years.
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World's largest solar farm coming to California

World's largest solar farm coming to California | leapmind | Scoop.it
Analysts predict First Solar will win the rights to supply NextEra Energy Inc. with solar arrays for what will be the world’s largest solar farm, according to Consumer Energy Report.
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