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A Fingerprint Scanner That Can Capture Prints From 20 Feet Away

A Fingerprint Scanner That Can Capture Prints From 20 Feet Away | Science and life | Scoop.it
Opening doors with the wave of a hand...

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How the Brain Views Race

How the Brain Views Race | Science and life | Scoop.it
Research on the link between implicit race preference and brain activity could be used to prevent unintended consequences of race bias...

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9 Signs That Neuroscience Has Entered The Classroom

9 Signs That Neuroscience Has Entered The Classroom | Science and life | Scoop.it

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Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit

Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit | Science and life | Scoop.it
Where, in short, are the flying cars? Where are the force fields, tractor beams, teleportation pods, antigravity sleds, tricorders, immortality drugs, colonies on Mars, and all the other technological wonders any child growing up in the mid-to-late twentieth century assumed would exist by now? Even those inventions that seemed ready to emerge—like cloning or cryogenics—ended up betraying their lofty promises. What happened to them?

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Fat Maths – Repost | Stuart Wilde

Fat Maths – Repost | Stuart Wilde | Science and life | Scoop.it
It's all mathematics. Women doing light office work say, burn about 2200-2500 calories a day, depending on their height and weight. Men use about 10% more than women, up to about 3000 a day, if the man is six feet tall.
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The Hunger Paradox: Calories Burned vs. Calories In

The Hunger Paradox: Calories Burned vs. Calories In | Science and life | Scoop.it
How to strike a balance between diet and exercise (How to survive The Hunger Games http://t.co/K1a4uprp #fitness #diet #boise...)...
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How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries | Video on TED.com

How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries | Video on TED.com | Science and life | Scoop.it
TED Talks Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed -- Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte...
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Scientific Racism: The Eugenics of Social Darwinism

This video is for educational purposes. The information has been hidden for many years and it is very important to bear witness to.
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In a Big Network of Computers, Evidence of Machine Learning

In a Big Network of Computers, Evidence of Machine Learning | Science and life | Scoop.it
A neural network of computer processors, fed millions of YouTube videos, taught itself to recognize cats, a feat of significance for fields like speech recognition.
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How to reinforce learning while you sleep

How to reinforce learning while you sleep | Science and life | Scoop.it
Memories can be reactivated during sleep and strengthened in the process,  Northwestern University research suggests.

 

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Higher vocabulary ~ higher income

Higher vocabulary ~ higher income | Science and life | Scoop.it

Prompted by a comment below I was curious as to the correlation between intelligence and income.


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Open Space Technology : Facilitation of a complex...

Open Space Technology : Facilitation of a complex business issue (by jeanphilippepoupard) (Video: Open Space Technology : Facilitation of a complex business issue (by jeanphilippepoupard) http://t.co/4nElcBij...)...

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The Library of Utopia

The Library of Utopia | Science and life | Scoop.it
Google's ambitious book-scanning program is foundering in the courts. Now a Harvard-led group is launching its own sweeping effort to put our literary heritage online. Will the Ivy League succeed where Silicon Valley failed?

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Google simulates the human brain with 1000 machines, 16000 ...

Google simulates the human brain with 1000 machines, 16000 ... | Science and life | Scoop.it
Don't tell Google, but its latest X lab project is something performed by the great internet public every day. For free. Mountain View's secret lab.
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Dennis McKenna - A new theory of neural evolution. Part 1 of 8

Part 1 from a talk with David Ellenbogen posted on the psychedelic salon. Dennis describes a new radical theory of how the brain evolved via a symbiotic rela... (Dennis McKenna - A new theory of neural evolution.
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Govfall: Or, tell me again why federal courts are ruling on the validity of scientific theories? « The Greenroom

Govfall: Or, tell me again why federal courts are ruling on the validity of scientific theories? « The Greenroom | Science and life | Scoop.it
Govfall: Or, tell me again why federal courts are ruling on the validity of scientific theories? (RT @DANEgerus: ...tell me again why federal courts are ruling on validity of scientific theories?
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