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Discovery of new subatomic particle sheds light on fundamental force of nature

Discovery of new subatomic particle sheds light on fundamental force of nature | leapmind | Scoop.it
The discovery of a new particle will 'transform our understanding' of the fundamental force of nature that binds the nuclei of atoms, researchers argue.
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Why quantum computing will be civilisation's next big revolution (Wired UK)

Why quantum computing will be civilisation's next big revolution (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
While most of the world has just about got to grips with basic computing, Eric Ladizinsky is trying to get to grips with quantum computing
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Space will go commercial with 2015 launch of Bigelow inflatable room | Impact Lab

Space will go commercial with 2015 launch of Bigelow inflatable room | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Bigelow Expandable Activity Module An inflatable workroom from Bigelow Aerospace will be added to the International Space Station, The Bigelow Expandable
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Solar and wind prices plunge below fossil fuel prices | Impact Lab

Solar and wind prices plunge below fossil fuel prices | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Renewable energy shows an average price decline over the last 5 years of 78% for utility scale solar and 58% for wind. Lazard, an asset management firm, has
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Researchers develop world's thinnest electric generator

Researchers develop world's thinnest electric generator | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have made the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity and the piezotronic effect in an atomically thin material, molybdenum disulfide, resulting in a unique electric generator and mechanosensation devices that are optically...
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GEN | News Highlights:Newly Sequenced Fly Genome Is All the Buzz

GEN | News Highlights:Newly Sequenced Fly Genome Is All the Buzz | leapmind | Scoop.it
The housefly genome has been sequenced for the first time, revealing many genes associated with immune response, detoxification, and chemosensation.
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The truth about driverless vehicles

The truth about driverless vehicles | leapmind | Scoop.it
Is Google’s vision for driverless cars really the future? Plenty of autonomous vehicles are already on the road – but they’re not what you imagine…
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Unexpectedly speedy expansion of human, ape cerebellum

Unexpectedly speedy expansion of human, ape cerebellum | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new study published in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on October 2 could rewrite the story of ape and human brain evolution.
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Physicists set new records for silicon quantum computing

Physicists set new records for silicon quantum computing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Two research teams working in the same laboratories at UNSW Australia have found distinct solutions to a critical challenge that has held back the realisation of super powerful quantum computers.
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The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy

The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nafeez Ahmed: The man who trained more than 66 countries in open source methods calls for re-invention of intelligence to re-engineer Earth
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GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: How Much Genetic Information Is Too Much Information?

GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: How Much Genetic Information Is Too Much Information? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The explosion of genetic tests and the ability for individuals to sequence their entire genome raises ethical questions.
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Driving Disruption: Tesla is Building Cars Out of Software

Driving Disruption: Tesla is Building Cars Out of Software | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tesla is transforming every aspect of the modern automobile. And it’s going to change our lives. Imagine sitting in a movie theater while your car becomes a self-driving taxi.
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Invisibles, not wearables, will revolutionize healthcare | Impact Lab

Invisibles, not wearables, will revolutionize healthcare | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Invisibles will create a world in which we don’t see technology or sensors. Digital technology is on the verge of disrupting medicine in profound ways with t
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How Facebook, Google, and Apple are tracking you without cookies | Impact Lab

How Facebook, Google, and Apple are tracking you without cookies | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Whether, you’re using an iOS or Android device, you are able to turn off most of the tracking mechanisms. The lifespan of the tracking cookie is about to exp
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What will the internet look like in 2040?

What will the internet look like in 2040? | leapmind | Scoop.it
In 25 years, will life online be bright or bleak? Chris Baraniuk analyses competing visions for the future of the internet.
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Cellphones Are A Prepubescent Transhumanism - SERIOUS WONDER

Cellphones Are A Prepubescent Transhumanism - SERIOUS WONDER | leapmind | Scoop.it
As we march into a Transhuman future, will our cellphones be our gateway to techno-utopia? - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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The Alzheimer’s Breakthrough That’s Been Missing Until Now—The Third Dimension — NOVA Next | PBS

The Alzheimer’s Breakthrough That’s Been Missing Until Now—The Third Dimension — NOVA Next | PBS | leapmind | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists announced they have a new model that could hasten research into treatments for the debilitating disease.
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Lockheed Martin's new fusion reactor can change humanity forever

Lockheed Martin's new fusion reactor can change humanity forever | leapmind | Scoop.it
This is an invention that could change civilization as we know it: A compact fusion reactor developed by Skunk Works, the stealth experimental technology division of Lockheed Martin.
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The Technological Singularity May Already Be Happening

The Technological Singularity May Already Be Happening | leapmind | Scoop.it
Perhaps transhumanists (or "singularitarians") are asking the wrong questions. Maybe we shouldn't be asking when the technological singularity will happen, but rather how long it has been happening.
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Google joins the VR war, invests in light field ‘cinematic reality’ company Magic Leap | ExtremeTech

Google joins the VR war, invests in light field ‘cinematic reality’ company Magic Leap | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google is getting into virtual reality. It was only a matter of time: With Google still looking for The Next Big Thing -- and Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR, Sony's Project Morpheus, and many other companies and startups taking a fresh look at...
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The Giant Mutations in the Human Genome

The Giant Mutations in the Human Genome | leapmind | Scoop.it
Our genomes are a mess—and we're only beginning to understand the societal costs behind such genetic uncertainty.
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New battery uses nanotubes to recharge to 70% in just two minutes

New battery uses nanotubes to recharge to 70% in just two minutes | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologies
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The doctor will see you now -- through Google

The doctor will see you now -- through Google | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google seems to be getting smarter all the time. It's already a sort of virtual encyclopedia. Now, for at least some users, it's behaving like a wise, caring parent that will not only tell you to s...
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