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33rd Square | Scientists Establish Possible Link Between The Immune System And Alzheimer's Disease

33rd Square | Scientists Establish Possible Link Between The Immune System And Alzheimer's Disease | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Cure Sick Windows PCs with This New Linux 'Fix-on-a-Stick' | PCWorld

Cure Sick Windows PCs with This New Linux 'Fix-on-a-Stick' | PCWorld | leapmind | Scoop.it
Armed with a Windows app and a custom version of Linux, these USB devices are designed to restore infected or bloated Windows PCs back to health.
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Human enhancement and the future of work report | Royal Society

Human enhancement and the future of work report | Royal Society | leapmind | Scoop.it
A report from a workshop which explored potential enhancements arising from advances in science and engineering that are likely to impact on the future of work.
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Crowdsourced Labor, Digital Marketplaces, and the Future of Self-Actualized eWork

Crowdsourced Labor, Digital Marketplaces, and the Future of Self-Actualized eWork | leapmind | Scoop.it
The third annual CrowdConf on changing the future of work through Internet-based crowdsourcing labor models was held in San Francisco on October 23, 2012.
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Free Online Courses to Be Evaluated for Possible College Credit

Free Online Courses to Be Evaluated for Possible College Credit | leapmind | Scoop.it
A pilot project is to determine whether some massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are similar enough to traditional college courses that they should be eligible for credit.
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Longevity gene makes Hydra immortal and humans grow older

Longevity gene makes Hydra immortal and humans grow older | leapmind | Scoop.it
Why do we get older? When do we die and why? Is there a life without ageing? For centuries, science has been fascinated by these questions. Now researchers from Kiel (Germany) have examined why the...
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New Research: Cow Pee Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through the Soil | 80beats | Discover Magazine

New Research: Cow Pee Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through the Soil | 80beats | Discover Magazine | leapmind | Scoop.it
Environment | antibiotic resistance | Antibiotic resistance is a well-known menace: Witness the dangers of hospital-acquired MRSA infections, or the totally drug-resistant tuberculosis found in Indi...
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Competition in flatland

Competition in flatland | leapmind | Scoop.it
Move over graphene, there is competition in town. A new type of two-dimensional materials – with the far less appealing family name, transition metal dichalcogenides –  are increasingly...
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Computer memory could increase fivefold from advances in self-assembling polymers

Computer memory could increase fivefold from advances in self-assembling polymers | leapmind | Scoop.it
The researchers' technique, which relies on a process known as directed-self assembly, is being given a real-world test run in collaboration with one of the world's leading innovators in disk drives.
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Glow-In-The-Dark Smart Highways Coming To The Netherlands in 2013

Glow-In-The-Dark Smart Highways Coming To The Netherlands in 2013 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Transportation thoroughfares in the Netherlands are about to take a big leap into the 21st century.
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Artificial Wombs: Is a Sexless Reproduction Society in Our Future? - Transhumanity.net

Artificial Wombs: Is a Sexless Reproduction Society in Our Future? - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cutting-edge research around the world will soon launch a new era in human procreation – a world in which embryos can be ‘brought to term’ in artificial wombs, replacing traditional pregnancies.
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Singularity Hub

The Future Is Here Today…Robotics, Genetics, AI, Longevity, The Brain… (Singularity Blog Covering Robots, Genetics, Stem Cells, Transhumanism, The Brain, The Future http://t.co/Bgbtq4Ss #future...)...
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Man in coma uses his thoughts to tell doctors, 'I'm not in pain'

Man in coma uses his thoughts to tell doctors, 'I'm not in pain' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Back in 2010, neuroscientists confirmed that it was possible to communicate with some patients locked in a vegetative state by using an fMRI scanner.
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Embracing your inner robot: A singular vision of the future

Embracing your inner robot: A singular vision of the future | leapmind | Scoop.it
Last week I went to a lecture by the inventor and futurist author Ray Kurzweil, who was visiting Dartmouth College for a couple of days.
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Our three-dimensional future: how 3D printing will shape the global economy | SmartPlanet

Our three-dimensional future: how 3D printing will shape the global economy | SmartPlanet | leapmind | Scoop.it
At what point will 3D printing move beyond novelty to industry?
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The Day A Computer Virus Came Close To Plugging Gulf Oil - Forbes

The Day A Computer Virus Came Close To Plugging Gulf Oil - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
An executive at McAfee recalls the moment he found out about the notorious Shamoon virus, which struck two major oil companies in the Middle East.
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Where are they? The riddle of the stars

Where are they? The riddle of the stars | leapmind | Scoop.it
Dr Anders Sandberg, of the Future of Humanity Institute, talks about the Fermi question: if life is as easy as it seems, based on our experience on Earth, why is it that we don't see any aliens around...
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Vuzix Smart Glass M100 To Take On Google's Project Glass (PHOTOS)

Vuzix Smart Glass M100 To Take On Google's Project Glass (PHOTOS) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google's Project Glass has a competitor - even if it will be running Android. Vuzix have announced a futuristic headset, which promises to be the first step to a truly 'hands free' smartphone.
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Samsung Bets on Flexible Displays

Samsung Bets on Flexible Displays | leapmind | Scoop.it
As the battle for dominance in the smartphone and tablet market intensifies, Samsung is pushing ahead with plans to start mass production of displays using plastic rather than glass.
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Mind controlled android robot - Researchers working towards robotic re-embodiment

Mind controlled android robot - Researchers working towards robotic re-embodiment | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mind controlled android robot - Researchers working towards robotic re-embodiment http://www.diginfo.tv/v/12-0199-d-en.php...
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Posthuman: The Endgame? Posthuman: The Endgame?

Posthuman: The Endgame? Posthuman: The Endgame? | leapmind | Scoop.it
h+ Magazine is a new publication that covers technological, scientific, and cultural trends that are changing human beings in fundamental ways.
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Patients will view their NHS records online in three years - Telegraph

Patients will view their NHS records online in three years - Telegraph | leapmind | Scoop.it
NHS patients will be given online access to their health records in the next three years under plans to be announced by the Government today.
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Wake Up, Deathists! - You DO Want to LIVE 10,000 Years! - Transhumanity.net

Wake Up, Deathists! - You DO Want to LIVE 10,000 Years! - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
The future won’t be boring. It will accelerate in excitement. Don’t fear radical life extension - embrace it.
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The road also taken: Alternative and hidden pathways in biological electron transfer

The road also taken: Alternative and hidden pathways in biological electron transfer | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Photosynthesis, cellular respiration and many other biological processes have something in common: long-range electron transfer (ET), the simplest known chemical reaction that is known to occur efficiently high over distances up to 20 Å.
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