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Software Converts Your Speech into Chinese

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The software, still in development, translates speech on the fly and tries to match your voice.
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Scientists have created a 'self-healing' metal coating - BBC News

Scientists have created a 'self-healing' metal coating - BBC News | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed "self-healing" coatings for metals and pipelines.
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Teen finds exoplanet

Teen finds exoplanet | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Tom Wagg discovered exoplanet WASP-142b while doing an internship. Just 15 at the time, he is possibly the youngest person ever to find an exoplanet.
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How to make instant carbon nanoparticles at home for cool biomedical uses | KurzweilAI

How to make instant carbon nanoparticles at home for cool biomedical uses | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Luminescent carbon nanoparticles (a mixture of carbohydrates) were used for controlled drug delivery. Poly( N -isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAM), a
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Modern Europe was formed by milk-drinking Russians

Modern Europe was formed by milk-drinking Russians | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Natural History Museum of Denmark found that the Yamnaya people from southern Russia spread their ideas and DNA to northern Europe during a mass migration period.
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Making robots more human by detecting human emotions | KurzweilAI

Making robots more human by detecting human emotions | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Stretchable transparent ultrasensitive strain sensors attached to the forehead, near the mouth, under the eye, and on the neck to sense skin strains induced by
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Cambridge University & Toshiba | Zoe the emotional avatar of the future | KurzweilAI

Cambridge University & Toshiba | Zoe the emotional avatar of the future | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Cambridge University & Toshiba | Meet Zoe, a digital talking head that can express human emotions on demand with unprecedented realism and could herald
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How birds take it in turns to lead

How birds take it in turns to lead | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Like a cycling peloton, birds solve their flocking dilemma by taking it in turns, research reveals.
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Voxel8: The World's First 3D Electronics Printer - YouTube

Voxel8 has created the world's first 3D electronics printer from the ground-up. Novel conductive materials and 3D printing technology from the Lewis Research...
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Chicks Are Like Humans: They Map Numbers Spatially - From Left to Right

Chicks Are Like Humans: They Map Numbers Spatially - From Left to Right | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Just like humans, chicks associate smaller numbers with the left side and bigger numbers with the right indicating that mapping numbers from left to rights has its beginning prior to the emergence of the concept of numbers.
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Four-finned robot swims like a cuttlefish - YouTube

Full story: http://bit.ly/1FM2GZx By copying the undulating swimming skills of cuttlefish, a low-key underwater robot is able to tackle obstacles in its way
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What are the implications of extra dimensions for reality?

What are the implications of extra dimensions for reality? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
From World Science U, Science Unplugged provides hundreds of short video answers to a wide range of questions from "What is a Higgs Particle?" to "What happens to time near a black hole?"
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Thoughts make robot hand pinch and scoop - Futurity

Thoughts make robot hand pinch and scoop - Futurity | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Using only her thoughts, a woman with quadriplegia was able to manipulate a robot hand into four positions to reach, grab, and place a variety of objects.
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Saving information on a computer boosts human memory resources for new information | KurzweilAI

Saving information on a computer boosts human memory resources for new information | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
(Credit: iStock) The simple act of saving something, such as a file on a computer, may improve our memory for the information we encounter next, according
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Disabled people remotely pilot robot in another country with their thoughts | KurzweilAI

Disabled people remotely pilot robot in another country with their thoughts | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
(Left) Patient at a clinic operating the BCI. (Right) Telepresence robot equipped with infrared sensors for obstacle detection and Skype video connection on
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Micro-tentacles for tiny robots can handle delicate objects like blood vessels | KurzweilAI

Micro-tentacles for tiny robots can handle delicate objects like blood vessels | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A micro-tentacle developed by Iowa State engineers spirals gently around an ant (credit: Jaeyoun (Jay) Kim/Iowa State University) Iowa State University
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PBS Newshour | Teaching computers how to play Atari better than humans | KurzweilAI

PBS Newshour | Teaching computers how to play Atari better than humans | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
PBS Newshour | Teaching computers how to play Atari better than humans. This version of Atari's “Space Invaders” isn’t being played by a person,
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Who, What, blunted your brain's response to other people's pain? - Welcome to the EF Academy Blog

Who, What, blunted your brain's response to other people's pain? - Welcome to the EF Academy Blog | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
 As a foreigner, as a teacher, as a human, I am fascinated by neuroscience, the marvelous perfection of billions of talkative neurons moving meaningfully in a harmonious path inside our heads, giving us the possibility of choice, being pruned by lack of action, growing ceaselessly with our thoughtful thinking. Learning about it is a pleasure …
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Artificial photosynthesis could help make fuels, plastics, and medicine | KurzweilAI

Artificial photosynthesis could help make fuels, plastics, and medicine | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Schematics of a general artificial photosynthetic approach. The proposed approach for solar-powered CO2 fixation includes four general components: (1)
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Search for extraterrestrial intelligence extends to near-infrared optical signals | KurzweilAI

Search for extraterrestrial intelligence extends to near-infrared optical signals | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Lick Observatory, home of NIROSETI (credit: Laurie Hatch) Astronomers have expanded the search for extraterrestrial intelligence into a new realm with
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Deep-brain imaging reveals which nearly identical neurons are associated with specific behaviors | KurzweilAI

Deep-brain imaging reveals which nearly identical neurons are associated with specific behaviors | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Each image is of the same exact neurons of a genetically defined group of cells. But some (left) fire while mice search for food; others (right) fire while the
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Scientists Have Created an Impossible Shape Made of Light — NOVA Next | PBS

Scientists Have Created an Impossible Shape Made of Light — NOVA Next | PBS | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Real, unmanufactured Möbius strips rarely occur spontaneously in nature. But now, scientists have rendered one out of light.
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Unboiling an Egg is Amazing, May Pave Way for Cheaper Cancer Treatments, Food Production

Unboiling an Egg is Amazing, May Pave Way for Cheaper Cancer Treatments, Food Production | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Scientists discover a way to unboil a hard-boiled egg in a matter of minutes. The discovery may help biotechnology firms develop cheaper drugs for cancer.
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The Speed of Light Can Vary

The Speed of Light Can Vary | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
By manipulating the structure of light pulses, scientists managed to slow down some photons and challenge textbook wisdom
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How one eye could save the other - Futurity

How one eye could save the other - Futurity | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Stem cells from one eye could be used to prevent a blinding scar on the injured cornea of the other, experiments with mice suggest.
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Organic matter detected on Mars | KurzweilAI

Organic matter detected on Mars | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
This self-portrait of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines dozens of exposures taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager on Feb. 3, 2013 plus three exposures
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