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Ray Kurzweil: The Biotechnology Revolution

Ray Kurzweil: The Biotechnology Revolution | leapmind | Scoop.it
The intersection of biotechnology and information technology. According to Kurzweil, the organs in our body are “outdated software”.
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Brown University creates first wireless, implanted brain-computer interface | ExtremeTech

Brown University creates first wireless, implanted brain-computer interface | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Brown University have succeeded in creating the first wireless, implantable, rechargeable, long-term brain-computer interface.
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How Much Does Google Glass Cost and Is It a Business? | MIT Technology Review

How Much Does Google Glass Cost and Is It a Business? | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
The search company is developing a computer in a pair of glasses. But why would anyone wear them?
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Google\'s Zopfli compression algorithm aims to speed up the web

Google\'s Zopfli compression algorithm aims to speed up the web | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google\'s latest attempt to squeeze data into increasingly smaller and smaller spaces comes with a rather silly sounding name inspired by Swiss bread.
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Liver stem cells grown in culture, transplanted with demonstrated therapeutic benefit

Liver stem cells grown in culture, transplanted with demonstrated therapeutic benefit | leapmind | Scoop.it
For decades scientists around the world have attempted to regenerate primary liver cells known as hepatocytes because of their numerous biomedical applications, including hepatitis research, drug metabolism and toxicity studies, as well as...
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33rd Square: Brain Surgeons Find The Neurological Basis of Human Speech

33rd Square: Brain Surgeons Find The Neurological Basis of Human Speech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at UC San Francisco has uncovered the neurological basis of speech motor control, the complex coordinated activity of tiny brain regions that controls our lips, jaw, tongue and larynx as we speak, a phenomenon that has, until now, been...
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Reprogramming adult cells to stem cells works better with one gene turned off

Reprogramming adult cells to stem cells works better with one gene turned off | leapmind | Scoop.it
The removal of a genetic roadblock could improve the efficiency of converting adult cells into stem cells by 10 to 30 times, report scientists.
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Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier; Big Data by Victor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier – review

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Outsmarting Our Immune System

Our bodies are a battleground--constantly fighting off infection and disease. But what happens when our bodies fight off something that's helpful, like an ar...
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Sinful Robot: how immersive virtual reality will transform adult entertainment - Future of Sex

Sinful Robot: how immersive virtual reality will transform adult entertainment - Future of Sex | leapmind | Scoop.it
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NYT: The Extraordinary Science of A

NYT: The Extraordinary Science of A | leapmind | Scoop.it
Inside the hyperengineered, savagely marketed, addiction-creating battle for American "stomach share."
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Meet the LiDAR Viewer

LiDAR Viewer (http://idav.ucdavis.edu/~okreylos/LiDAR, http://doc-ok.org/?p=432) is an out-of-core, multi-resolution, view-dependent interactive visualizatio...
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Billionaire space pioneer announces plan to colonise Mars with 80,000 people in two decades

Billionaire space pioneer announces plan to colonise Mars with 80,000 people in two decades | leapmind | Scoop.it
Elon Musk, already the first private space entrepreneur to launch a successful mission to the International Space Station this spring, has announced plans to build life-sustaining domes using a batch of space pioneers.
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Nanotechnology's Revolutionary Next Phase - Forbes

Nanotechnology's Revolutionary Next Phase - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
A carbon nanotube (Photo credit: ghutchis) The term “nanotechnology” has been bandied about so much over the last few decades that even the researcher who popularized the term is the first to point out that it’s lost its original meaning.
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New Leap In Artificial Intelligence May Finally Allow Robots To 'Learn'

New Leap In Artificial Intelligence May Finally Allow Robots To 'Learn' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Developers working on 'teaching' an iCub robot how to learn new languages may have unlocked a new door to huge advances in artificial intelligence.
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Lionel Doherty's curator insight, March 21, 2013 8:33 AM

As technological boundaries are broken, outrageous possibilities will be gradually realised.

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Phys.Org Mobile: Neutron investigation into self-assembling solar-harvesting films reveals new low-cost tool for 3-D circuit printing

Phys.Org Mobile: Neutron investigation into self-assembling solar-harvesting films reveals new low-cost tool for 3-D circuit printing | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Mind of its own: building a human brain - Telegraph

Mind of its own: building a human brain - Telegraph | leapmind | Scoop.it
A machine capable of thinking for itself and expressing emotion is being developed in Switzerland
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Viruses Pass Major Test to Enter Ranks of Living : DNews

Viruses Pass Major Test to Enter Ranks of Living : DNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
Viruses with their own immune systems can kill bacteria, and could be key in fighting superbugs.
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Taiwan: Can you recycle a city?

Taiwan: Can you recycle a city? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Taiwan is taking recycling to the whole new level - building bus stops and other structures out of plastic bottles.
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The brain-computer interface goes wireless | KurzweilAI

The brain-computer interface goes wireless | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
Neural interface implanted in a monkey (credit: David A Borton et al./J. Neural Eng.) A team of neuroengineers at Brown University has developed a fully
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Insects could be the planet's next food source... even if that gives you the creeps

Insects could be the planet's next food source... even if that gives you the creeps | leapmind | Scoop.it
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For First Time, Baby Is Cured of H.I.V., Doctors Say

For First Time, Baby Is Cured of H.I.V., Doctors Say | leapmind | Scoop.it
If further study shows the procedure works in other infants, it could lead to more aggressive treatment of babies infected at birth and a sharp reduction in the number of children living with H.I.V.
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Constructing a 'Google Map' of human metabolism | Machines Like Us

Constructing a 'Google Map' of human metabolism | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Building on earlier pioneering work by researchers at the University of California, San Diego, an international consortium of university researchers has produced the most comprehensive virtual reconstruction of human metabolism to date.
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Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity | Machines Like Us

Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
A multi-university team of researchers has artificially engineered a unique multilayer material that could lead to breakthroughs in both superconductivity research and in real-world applications.
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