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Why you should fear artificial intelligence

Why you should fear artificial intelligence | Science | Scoop.it
I have voraciously read endless pro and con scenarios about artificial intelligence since first writing about it years ago. There is no doubt that concerns..
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Nano-tech is science of future : Experts - The Times of India

Nano-tech is science of future : Experts - The Times of India | Science | Scoop.it
A world congress on green nano-technology and its role in sustainable agriculture concluded at Jacob School of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), on Friday.
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New tech could lead to night vision contact lenses

New tech could lead to night vision contact lenses | Science | Scoop.it
An ultrathin light detector that can sense wavelengths our eyes can't see has the potential to put heat vision technology into a contact lens, its University of Michigan developers say. ANN ARBOR—An
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NASA to develop Google Glass-style computerized glasses for astronauts - Science Recorder

NASA to develop Google Glass-style computerized glasses for astronauts - Science Recorder | Science | Scoop.it
Bloomberg NASA to develop Google Glass-style computerized glasses for astronauts Science Recorder NASA and the San Francisco company Osterhout Design Group are teaming up to create nifty new computerized glasses for astronauts to use when they have...
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MIT lab develops programmable shape-shifting carbon fibre (Wired UK)

MIT lab develops programmable shape-shifting carbon fibre (Wired UK) | Science | Scoop.it
MIT's Self-Assembly Lab has developed materials that can be programmed to transform their shape autonomously -- from flexible carbon fibre and hybrid plastics to wood grains and textiles
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Scientists a Step Closer to Creating the Memory Eraser From 'Men in Black'

Scientists a Step Closer to Creating the Memory Eraser From 'Men in Black' | Science | Scoop.it
Researchers at UC Davis have successfully erased specific memories from the brains of mice… by using beams of light.
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NIH makes $32 million in awards to mine big data

NIH makes $32 million in awards to mine big data | Science | Scoop.it
First funding from agency's new initiative to help researchers use massive biological data sets
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Chinese researchers develop fuzzy search algorithm for encrypted cloud data

Chinese researchers develop fuzzy search algorithm for encrypted cloud data | Science | Scoop.it
Can't find your files in your cloudy storage?
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Astrophysicist Invents a $110 Earthquake Warning System

Astrophysicist Invents a $110 Earthquake Warning System | Science | Scoop.it
A UC Berkeley professor built a cheap device to give lifesaving seconds of warning before a quake hits. Now, he hopes his invention will spur desperately needed investment in ea...
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Thousand-robot swarm assembles itself into complex shapes — on its own

Thousand-robot swarm assembles itself into complex shapes — on its own | Science | Scoop.it
There is something magical about seeing 1,000 robots move, when humans are not operating any of them. In a new study published in Science, researchers have achieved just that.
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Newly Detected Radio Burst Appears to Come from Far Beyond Our Galaxy

Newly Detected Radio Burst Appears to Come from Far Beyond Our Galaxy | Science | Scoop.it
 
 
 
The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.
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This Weird Morphing Skin Could Make Future Vehicles Super Aerodynamic

This strangely alive-looking blob isn't a prop from a sci-fi movie.
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These new 3D printable materials could form planes and cars that are super light and strong

These new 3D printable materials could form planes and cars that are super light and strong | Science | Scoop.it
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have created unusual structures that are light, stiff and strong–and can be made with a lab-grade 3D printer.
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Fighting cancer and Ebola with nanoparticles - CNN.com

Fighting cancer and Ebola with nanoparticles - CNN.com | Science | Scoop.it
Dr. Thomas Webster of Northeastern University, in Boston, is applying nanotechnology research to the battle against cancer and Ebola
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Scientists Develop Night Vision Contact Lens | Defense Tech

Scientists Develop Night Vision Contact Lens | Defense Tech | Science | Scoop.it
Troops might be able to replace those heavy night vision goggles strapped to their helmets and replace them with contact lenses. The University of Michigan
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CoCoRo (Collective Cognitive Robots), swarm of interacting, cognitive, autonomous underwater vehicles, Artificial Life Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria - Page 2

CoCoRo (Collective Cognitive Robots), swarm of interacting, cognitive, autonomous underwater vehicles, Artificial Life Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria - Page 2 | Science | Scoop.it
Artificial Life Laboratory

Website - cocoro.uni-graz.at

twitter.com/cocoro_eu

Project Leader - Thomas Schmickl
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After 10 years of waiting, the European Space Agency just landed on a comet

After 10 years of waiting, the European Space Agency just landed on a comet | Science | Scoop.it
The Philae probe will spend at least a week drilling into the comet’s surface and collecting other data. The Rosetta spacecraft is still orbiting it, studying its environment.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Breakthrough batteries last 20 years, charge 70 percent in two minutes

Breakthrough batteries last 20 years, charge 70 percent in two minutes | Science | Scoop.it
If the breakthrough battery tech hits mainstream it could revolutionize electric cars—and end the forced obsolescence of smartphones.
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Work Begins on Thirty Meter Telescope - Sky & Telescope

Work Begins on Thirty Meter Telescope - Sky & Telescope | Science | Scoop.it
Officials proceeded with groundbreaking ceremonies for the world's largest optical telescope on October 7th amid protests from native Hawaiians who oppose it.
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Life in the Quiet Zone: West Virginia Town Avoids Electronics for Science - National Geographic

Life in the Quiet Zone: West Virginia Town Avoids Electronics for Science - National Geographic | Science | Scoop.it
Neighbors of giant radio telescope in West Virginia give up wireless gadgets so astronomers can hear the music of the spheres.
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India gears up to put Mars mission in orbit - Times of India

India gears up to put Mars mission in orbit - Times of India | Science | Scoop.it
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India gears up to put Mars mission in orbit
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With the ingenuous sling-shot approach, India has been able to send the orbiter to Mars at Rs450 crore, which is 10 times less than the cost of the Nasa mission.
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Real-time emotion detection with Google Glass: An awesome, creepy taste of the ... - ExtremeTech

Real-time emotion detection with Google Glass: An awesome, creepy taste of the ... - ExtremeTech | Science | Scoop.it
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The wily geniuses at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany have created the world's first real-time emotion detection app for Google Glass.
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Tech Is Child’s Play, Unless You’re An Adult

Tech Is Child’s Play, Unless You’re An Adult | Science | Scoop.it
Six-year-olds show more knowledge of technology than a 45-year-old, and after our teenage years digital confidence begins a long decline, says research from U.K. communications regulator Ofcom.
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Camera takes photos around corner

Camera takes photos around corner | Science | Scoop.it
The first camera that can take pictures around a corner is shown off by US scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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High-energy Physics: Predicting the Emergence of Jets - Scientific Computing

High-energy Physics: Predicting the Emergence of Jets - Scientific Computing | Science | Scoop.it
Scientific Computing High-energy Physics: Predicting the Emergence of Jets Scientific Computing Jets resulting from particle collisions, like those taking place at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) housed at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland, are quite...
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