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Japanese startup unveils a long-lasting and safer dual-carbon battery | Impact Lab

Japanese startup unveils a long-lasting and safer dual-carbon battery | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
A dual-carbon battery from a brand new startup out of Japan. A young Japanese startup called Power Japan Plus, or PJP, has a new type of battery under de
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Russia's New Space Sanctions Mean SpaceX Is About to Get Paid

Russia's New Space Sanctions Mean SpaceX Is About to Get Paid | leapmind | Scoop.it
Russia wants to close the ISS and stop the sale of Russian-made rockets for US military satellite launches.
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Fiber-like Supercapacitors Could Be Woven Into Wearable Electronics - IEEE Spectrum

Fiber-like Supercapacitors Could Be Woven Into Wearable Electronics - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Graphene and carbon nanotubes produce supercapacitors shaped like long fibers
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Custom-built robot to probe Fukushima leaks

Custom-built robot to probe Fukushima leaks | leapmind | Scoop.it
A U.S.-built robot will be sent to search for leaks from one of the Fukushima nuclear plant's crippled reactors.
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Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture.
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ScienceCasts: No Turning Back - West Antarctic Glaciers in Irreversible Decline - YouTube

Visit http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/12may_noturningback/ for more. A new study led by NASA researchers shows that half-a-dozen ke...
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The Fast-Food Restaurants That Require Few Human Workers

The Fast-Food Restaurants That Require Few Human Workers | leapmind | Scoop.it
As fast-food workers go on strike in cities across the country, opponents argue robots could replace them if their demands for a higher minimum wage are met. But robots for fast food exist already — kind of.
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Physicists show unlimited heat conduction in graphene

Physicists show unlimited heat conduction in graphene | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) in Mainz and the National University of Singapore have attested that the thermal conductivity of graphene diverges with the size of the samples.
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Escape Dynamics Aims to Eliminate Single-Use Rockets in Space Flight

Escape Dynamics Aims to Eliminate Single-Use Rockets in Space Flight | leapmind | Scoop.it
Right there in the grainy films of the first successful guided missile launches — achieved, alas, by the Nazis at the height of World War II —
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Mitochondrial Theory of Aging – The Free-Radical Related Membrane Theory

Mitochondrial Theory of Aging – The Free-Radical Related Membrane Theory | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Free-Radical Related Membrane Theory By Ward Dean, MD In 1956, Dr. Denham Harman proposed that highly reactive molecular fragments known as free radic(...)
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To Live Much Longer, We’ll Need Dangerous, Ethically Troubling Clinical Trials

To Live Much Longer, We’ll Need Dangerous, Ethically Troubling Clinical Trials | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wanted: Healthy volunteers to participate in clinical trials of experimental therapies designed to radically extend the human life span. The therapies being tested may alter your brain and body at the cellular level.
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Google’s Self-Driving Car Project Is A World’s Fair Fantasy Turned City Street Reality | TechCrunch

Google’s Self-Driving Car Project Is A World’s Fair Fantasy Turned City Street Reality | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google has made a lot of progress on its self-driving car project in the past few years, and just this week it began ferrying journalists around Mountain View..
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Ordered carbon-nanotube design may increase conductivity of solar cells by 100 million times | KurzweilAI

Ordered carbon-nanotube design may increase conductivity of solar cells by 100 million times | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
Structured single-wall carbon nanotube-based networks optimized for higher-conductivity and lower-cost solar cells (credit: Umeå University) Controlled
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A Venture Capital Firm Just Named An Algorithm To Its Board Of Directors — Here's What It Actually Does

A Venture Capital Firm Just Named An Algorithm To Its Board Of Directors — Here's What It Actually Does | leapmind | Scoop.it
Now robots are picking which companies to invest in.
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If Your Food Was Genetically Modified, Would You Want to Know?

If Your Food Was Genetically Modified, Would You Want to Know? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Across the country, an aggressive grassroots movement is winning support with its demands for GMO labeling. If only it had science on its side.
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The Next Big Thing You Missed: One Day, You’ll Google the Physical World With a Scanner Like This | Business | WIRED

The Next Big Thing You Missed: One Day, You’ll Google the Physical World With a Scanner Like This | Business | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
There are few technologies as comprehensive as Google. A simple search can tell you more than you ever wanted to know about the world around you. But the world's largest search engine, robust as it may be, has its shortcomings.
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Russia will cut off US access to the International Space Station over Ukraine sanctions

Russia will cut off US access to the International Space Station over Ukraine sanctions | leapmind | Scoop.it
Russia has rejected a US request to use the International Space Station after 2020 in retaliation for trade sanctions imposed over Russia's aggressive annexation of Crimea, its deputy prime...
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How Human Rights Will Change When Everyone Can Upgrade Their Brains

How Human Rights Will Change When Everyone Can Upgrade Their Brains | leapmind | Scoop.it
The analysts at the Institute for the Future present new research about our weird times.
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New airline seat design could revolutionize air travel | Impact Lab

New airline seat design could revolutionize air travel | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The future of airline travel looks almost enjoyable. Airline seats are uncomfortable, bulky, cramped, outdated and — from an airline’s point of view — overp
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One step closer to cell reprogramming

One step closer to cell reprogramming | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered the essential role played by the Wnt pathway in the cell reprogramming process.
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