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Baidu says its massive deep-learning system is nearly complete

Baidu says its massive deep-learning system is nearly complete | leapmind | Scoop.it
Baidu says its 100-billion-neuron deep learning system will be complete within six months, powering a fast transition away from text as the dominant search input.
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Elon Musk Is Right, Burning Man Is Silicon Valley | TechCrunch

Elon Musk Is Right, Burning Man Is Silicon Valley | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
Burning man is both an intrinsic part of Silicon Valley and a DJ party in the desert. It's a place where folks are free to run around in sparkles and spandex..
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Dyson's new robotic vacuum cleaner will map your room and then make it sparkle

Dyson's new robotic vacuum cleaner will map your room and then make it sparkle | leapmind | Scoop.it
The 360 Eye vacuum cleaner uses a 360 degree camera and infrared sensors to map floors and make sure it hits every spot. It will go on sale next year.
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Can Humanism Survive the Coming Transhumanist Revolution?

Can Humanism Survive the Coming Transhumanist Revolution? | leapmind | Scoop.it
IF YOU DON’T keep up on your fearmongering Christian commentary, you may have missed this item from the online WorldNetDaily: Secret experiments now underway in the U.S.
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Google announces $1.5 billion research center for its project to 'cure death'

Google announces $1.5 billion research center for its project to 'cure death' | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Google backed startup, Calico, has partnered with pharmaceutical giant AbbVie to create a new San Francisco R&D facility.
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Japan Is Launching An Asteroid Mining Space Program

Japan Is Launching An Asteroid Mining Space Program | leapmind | Scoop.it
Japan's probe is going on 4-year voyage.
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Super Fast quantum computers may become a reality, as scientist discover way to control tumbling molecules

Super Fast quantum computers may become a reality, as scientist discover way to control tumbling molecules | leapmind | Scoop.it
Northwestern University scientists have discovered a solution to control a molecule from tumbling, which is essential for the construction of Super Fast quantum computers. The scientists cooled a trap...
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GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: A Fountain of Youth Called GDF11?

GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: A Fountain of Youth Called GDF11? | leapmind | Scoop.it
This literature review looks at two papers where researchers assess the rejuvenating qualities of a circulating protein.
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Central biobank for drug research

Central biobank for drug research | leapmind | Scoop.it
For the development of new drugs it is crucial to work with stem cells, as these allow scientists to study the effects of new active pharmaceutical ingredients.
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Top five myths about genetic modification | IFLScience

Top five myths about genetic modification | IFLScience | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Conversation asked CSIRO scientist, Richard Richards, to look at the top five myths about genetic modification (GM), and correct the public record.
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21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World

21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World | leapmind | Scoop.it
Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals. "We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies," says VC and...
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Internet Archive – a short film about accessing knowledge – Aeon

Internet Archive – a short film about accessing knowledge – Aeon | leapmind | Scoop.it
In this 13-minute documentary, Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive, describes his vision for universal access to all knowledge.
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Artificial cells take their first steps

Artificial cells take their first steps | leapmind | Scoop.it
Using only a few ingredients, a biophysicist and his team have successfully implemented a minimalistic model of the cell that can change its shape and move on its own. They describe how they turned this goal into reality in a new article.
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Electron microscopes take first measurements of nanoscale chemistry in action

Electron microscopes take first measurements of nanoscale chemistry in action | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Scientists' underwater cameras got a boost this summer from the Electron Microscopy Center at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
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99 Per Cent Of Sweden's Garbage Is Now Recycled

99 Per Cent Of Sweden's Garbage Is Now Recycled | leapmind | Scoop.it
There’s a “recycling revolution” happening in Sweden – one that has pushed the country closer to zero waste than ever before. In fact, less than one per cent of Sweden's household garbage ends up in landfills today.
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Direct brain-to-brain communication demonstrated in human subjects

Direct brain-to-brain communication demonstrated in human subjects | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team of neuroscientists and robotics engineers has demonstrated the viability of direct brain-to-brain communication in humans.
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Cyborg Moths, Wired From Birth, Could Serve as Living Drones - D-brief | DiscoverMagazine.com

Cyborg Moths, Wired From Birth, Could Serve as Living Drones - D-brief | DiscoverMagazine.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
A controllable cyborg bug could, theoretically, operate like tiny drones that could carry out mapping or reconnaissance missions.
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Scientists discover how to 'switch off' autoimmune diseases

Scientists discover how to 'switch off' autoimmune diseases | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have made an important breakthrough in the fight against debilitating autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis by revealing how to stop cells attacking healthy body tissue.
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Scientists create renewable fossil fuel alternative using bacteria

Scientists create renewable fossil fuel alternative using bacteria | leapmind | Scoop.it
The development is a step towards commercial production of a source of fuel that could one day provide an alternative to fossil fuels.
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The Golden Age of Neuroscience Has Arrived

The Golden Age of Neuroscience Has Arrived | leapmind | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Michio Kaku writes that we have learned more about the thinking brain in the last 10-15 years than in all of human history.
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Supercomputers Have Taken Research to a Whole New Level | Big Think

Supercomputers Have Taken Research to a Whole New Level | Big Think | leapmind | Scoop.it
Not only are supercomputers able to perform research at a quicker pace than scientists, their processes offer a unique approach to culling information.
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New Artificial Brain is Healthy, Growing, and Maybe Learning | Mysterious Universe

New Artificial Brain is Healthy, Growing, and Maybe Learning | Mysterious Universe | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have built an artificial brain out of spongy neuron tissue. But is it learning?
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We Are On The Verge Of An Electric Car Battery Breakthrough

We Are On The Verge Of An Electric Car Battery Breakthrough | leapmind | Scoop.it
Investment pundits think that Tesla Motors is on the verge of achieving something big: A battery cheap enough to make electric vehicles cost-competitive with conventional cars.
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