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Nanotechnology Rebuilds the Periodic Table

Nanotechnology Rebuilds the Periodic Table | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
Recent developments in the field of nanotechnology might give new meaning to the phrase “nothing gold can stay.” Atoms and bonds developed not by Mother Nature, but by scientist...
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"Mother Nature" surely now includes us. 

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Mars rover gets first drill sample

Mars rover gets first drill sample | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
Nasa's Curiosity rover finally drills deep enough into Martian rock to acquire a powdered sample for analysis - a historic first in planetary exploration.
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Better Than The Borg: The Neurotech Era

Better Than The Borg: The Neurotech Era | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
What if you could read my mind? What if I could beam what I’m seeing, hearing, and thinking, straight to you, and vice versa? What if an implant could store your memories, augment them, and make you smarter?
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China carries out anti-missile test

China carries out anti-missile test | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
BEIJING: China tested emerging military technology aimed at destroying missiles in mid-air after an initial test in 2010, state media said on Sunday, in a move that will unnerve its neighbours.
 
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Silicon Nano-Particles Found to Turn Water Into Hydrogen

Silicon Nano-Particles Found to Turn Water Into Hydrogen | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
University at Buffalo researchers have discovered that super-small particles of silicon react with water to produce hydrogen almost instantaneously. They created spherical silicon particles about 10 nanometers in diameter.
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Neuroscience and technology could lead to the mind becoming the ...

Neuroscience and technology could lead to the mind becoming the ... | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
This scenario sounds futuristic, and to some extent it still is. But recent advances in neuroscience are bringing many of these concepts closer to reality, and prototypes of some of these systems are available now.

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This robotic 3D printer doesn’t need your help, thank you very much

This robotic 3D printer doesn’t need your help, thank you very much | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
As if 3D printers weren't mind-blowing enough, iRobot (yes, the company responsible for the Roomba) has just filed a patent for a robot-assisted all-in-one fabricator that can print, mill, drill, and finish a final product —...

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Toyota to unveil self-driving car research at CES

Toyota to unveil self-driving car research at CES | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
Research vehicle will include wireless communication technology and sensors.
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27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012

27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012 | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
We may never have our flying cars, but the future is here. From creating fully functioning artificial leaves to hacking the human brain, science made a lot of breakthroughs this year.
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10 objects that prove 3D printing will change the world | Gadgets | Geek.com

10 objects that prove 3D printing will change the world | Gadgets | Geek.com | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
Dec. 31, 2012 - Below are 10 3D-printing projects from 2012 that show just a bit of the potential of this exciting new technology, either the bold new directions it can allow or the somewhat alarming obsolescence it can forecast for certain...
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Samsung Galaxy Altius watch interface leaked in screenshots

Samsung Galaxy Altius watch interface leaked in screenshots | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
Samsung could be working on a smart watch at the same time as Apple, if leaked screenshots are to be believed.
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Scientists Discover How Bacteria Changes Ions Into Gold

Scientists Discover How Bacteria Changes Ions Into Gold | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
Bacteria with the ability to change ions into solid gold? This scenario may sound like a biochemist's version of a fairy tale, but it's real and scientists at McMaster University have just figured out how the process works.
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Igniting a Brain-Computer Interface Revolution – BCI X PRIZE

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This is a guest post written by entrepreneur, Singularity University alumnus and teaching fellow Rod Furlan. He is an independent researcher in the fields of artificial intelligence, quantitative finance and high-performance computing.
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Researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute Develop DNA Nanorobot to Trigger Targeted Therapeutic Responses : Wyss Institute at Harvard

Researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute Develop DNA Nanorobot to Trigger Targeted Therapeutic Responses : Wyss Institute at Harvard | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
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Nanotechnology Didn’t Shrink and Disappear; In Fact, It’s Everywhere

Nanotechnology Didn’t Shrink and Disappear; In Fact, It’s Everywhere | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
Nanotechology, which involves controlling matter at the molecular and atomic levels, was a much-hyped investment theme a decade ago.
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Every Shakespeare sonnet now right where you need it: DNA

Every Shakespeare sonnet now right where you need it: DNA | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
Researches have coded a bunch of information on some DNA, including all 154 Shakespeare sonnets.
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Blowing up superbugs: IBM reveals nanotech gel that can 'explode' cells

Blowing up superbugs: IBM reveals nanotech gel that can 'explode' cells | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
The computer firm hopes its breakthrough could replace antibiotics, and could be used for creams, coating for medical instruments and injections into infections wounds.
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Research shows the brain quickly determines intent of harmful actions

Research shows the brain quickly determines intent of harmful actions | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
New research from the University of Chicago illustrates that individuals can tell very quickly whether a harmful action they witness is intentional or accidental.

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Ray Kurzweil Plans to Create a Mind at Google—and Have it Serve You | MIT Technology Review

Ray Kurzweil Plans to Create a Mind at Google—and Have it Serve You | MIT Technology Review | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
The technologist speaks about an ambitious plan to build a powerful artificial intelligence.

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Zurich AI team plans March delivery for humanoid Roboy (w/ Video)

Zurich AI team plans March delivery for humanoid Roboy (w/ Video) | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—The University of Zurich's Artificial Intelligence Lab is leading the way to the delivery of Roboy, an advanced humanoid, which has a due date for saying Hello World in March.
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Ray Kurzweil: Memorization is For Robots. People Learn By Doing. | Think Tank | Big Think

Ray Kurzweil: Memorization is For Robots. People Learn By Doing.  | Think Tank | Big Think | The Singularity is Near | Scoop.it
RT @allisonberryhil Ray Kurzweil: Memorization is For Robots. People Learn By Doing. http://t.co/B3BVI3qj … #PBL
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