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India’s New Leadership: 400 Million People Will Have Power In 5 Years With The Help Of Solar

India’s New Leadership: 400 Million People Will Have Power In 5 Years With The Help Of Solar | leapmind | Scoop.it
Four hundred million Indians, more than the population of the United States and Canada combined, lack electricity. India's newly elected Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is promising to bring power to those in need by 2019.
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Someday, Her will be real. But first, an internet of things that obey our commands

Someday, <em>Her</em> will be real. But first, an internet of things that obey our commands | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Palo Alto startup called Wit.AI wants to enable a world of intelligent dialog with the devices around us, but conquering voice commands is the first step on its mission.
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Breakthrough: Synthetic Meat Made From Stem Cells

Breakthrough: Synthetic Meat Made From Stem Cells | leapmind | Scoop.it
Last year, scientists created the world's first lab-grown burger — and by all accounts it didn't taste half bad. Sadly, the cost of a single patty ran upwards of $385,000.
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Out Of Old Factory, Japanese Company Sells... High-Tech Lettuce

Out Of Old Factory, Japanese Company Sells... High-Tech Lettuce | leapmind | Scoop.it
Not your typical product from an electronics firm
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Google's Self-Driving Cars Have Never Gotten a Ticket

Google's Self-Driving Cars Have Never Gotten a Ticket | leapmind | Scoop.it
But if they do, Google hopes the fine gets handed to their corporate person, not the human in the driver seat.
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Optical brain scanner goes where other brain scanners can't

Optical brain scanner goes where other brain scanners can't | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have advanced a brain-scanning technology that tracks what the brain is doing by shining dozens of tiny LED lights on the head.
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Robot expert planning to turn Hong Kong into android city

Robot expert planning to turn Hong Kong into android city | leapmind | Scoop.it
US robotics designer David Hanson has his sights set on turning Hong Kong into a hub of android activity, writes Bernice Chan
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Neil deGrasse Tyson slow on indefinite life extension - ImmortalLife.info

Neil deGrasse Tyson slow on indefinite life extension - ImmortalLife.info | leapmind | Scoop.it
Neil deGrasse Tyson says that “Everybody wants to live longer, and I don’t know what that means ‘to live longer.’” I don’t know how you could not know what that means.
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The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
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Fourteen Known Mechanisms Involved in Aging—and What You Can Do about Them - ImmortalLife.info

Fourteen Known Mechanisms Involved in Aging—and What You Can Do about Them - ImmortalLife.info | leapmind | Scoop.it
by David Kekich On your quest for maximum health and longevity, it’s helpful to know something about how and why we age—and what you can do to take even more aggressive steps to “turn back the clock.” Life Extension Foundation (www.lef.org/maxlife)...
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MEMS nanoinjector for genetic modification of cells

MEMS nanoinjector for genetic modification of cells | leapmind | Scoop.it
The ability to transfer a gene or DNA sequence from one animal into the genome of another plays a critical role in a wide range of medical research—including cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes.
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Internet of Things will bring promise and problems by 2025 | Impact Lab

Internet of Things will bring promise and problems by 2025 | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things will impact the daily lives of most people who live in developed areas by 2025. Experts predict that the "Internet of Things" will
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Facebook AI director Yann LeCun on the importance of emotional machines

Facebook AI director Yann LeCun on the importance of emotional machines | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook artificial intelligence director and NYU researcher Yann LeCun delved into the future of AI last week in an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit. Here are his thoughts on why Her is a long way off, but is on the right path.
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Ageing: The girls who never grow older

Ageing: The girls who never grow older | leapmind | Scoop.it
A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. Could they hold the key to immortality? Virginia Hughes reports
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Mars hopefuls ponder life without families, favorite foods

Mars hopefuls ponder life without families, favorite foods | leapmind | Scoop.it
If your romantic partner pointed you to an application for a one-way trip to Mars, would you be upset -- or thrilled?
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377 strains of bacteria hitched a ride to Mars on Curiosity | Science! | Geek.com

377 strains of bacteria hitched a ride to Mars on Curiosity | Science! | Geek.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
NASA analyzed a sample taken from Curiosity and found hundreds of strains of bacteria have slipped through the decontamination process.
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'Right to Try': States Move to Expand Access to Experimental Drugs - NBC News

'Right to Try': States Move to Expand Access to Experimental Drugs - NBC News | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nick Auden didn't live to see the legislation, but the case of the Denver melanoma patient who died while seeking access to an experimental drug helped inspi...
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The App Store Is Proof We’re In Idiocracy | TechCrunch

The App Store Is Proof We’re In Idiocracy | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
The number one game in the iTunes App Store is a game about selling weed. Yes, really. The app, "Weed Firm," however, looks brilliant when compared to what..
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Supercomputers have discovered a new class of self-healing, recyclable plastics (ScienceAlert)

Supercomputers have discovered a new class of self-healing, recyclable plastics (ScienceAlert) | leapmind | Scoop.it
The first new class of polymers discovered in more than 20 years is stronger than bone, light-weight, self-healing and 100% recyclable.
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Neurogames are Ready to Take Flight -- Expect a Breakout Year Ahead

Neurogames are Ready to Take Flight -- Expect a Breakout Year Ahead | leapmind | Scoop.it
“We’re very close.” In just three words, Palmer Luckey of OculusVR fame, perfectly summarized not only where virtual reality stands, but
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The Stem Cell Front Broadens With The Success Of Therapeutic Cloning

The Stem Cell Front Broadens With The Success Of Therapeutic Cloning | leapmind | Scoop.it
With the progress of two teams generating human embryonic stem cells from adult patients by means of cloning, scientists are one step closer to another means of delivering patient-specific stem cells in the clinic.
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Ready to Give up Your Keys? Human Drivers Are Obsolete - SERIOUS WONDER

Ready to Give up Your Keys? Human Drivers Are Obsolete - SERIOUS WONDER | leapmind | Scoop.it
It is predicted that there will be fully autonomous vehicles by 2020 that will eliminate the need for human drivers.
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Stanford engineer invents safe way to transfer energy to medical chips in the body - YouTube

Electrical engineer Ada Poon has invented a way to wirelessly transfer power deep inside the body. The technology could provide a path toward new medical dev...
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