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Microchip 'could help cut obesity'

Microchip 'could help cut obesity' | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Animal trials of an electronic implant which its makers claim could reduce appetite and tackle the obesity epidemic are set to begin.
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Jessica Green: We're covered in germs. Let's design for that. | Video on TED.com

Our bodies and homes are covered in microbes -- some good for us, some bad for us.
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Self-sustaining "farmscrapers" proposed for Shenzhen

Self-sustaining "farmscrapers" proposed for Shenzhen | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
A French architectural group recently revealed its concept for Asian Cairns, a series of six sustainable buildings that resemble a stack of pebbles and pr...
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How space-based solar power will solve all our energy needs

How space-based solar power will solve all our energy needs | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Humanity's demand for energy is growing at an astonishing rate. Combine this with an ever-dwindling supply of fossil fuels, and it becomes painfully clear that something innovative and powerful is required.
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MU News Bureau | MU News Bureau

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' When an individual strongly identifies with the cyber representation of themselves, known as an avatar, the electronic doppelganger can influence that person’s health and appearance, according to a University of Missouri researcher’s study. Harnessing the power of the virtual world could lead to new forms of obesity treatment and help break down racial and sexual prejudices.'

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Acoustic cell-sorting chip could pave the way for real-life tricorders

Acoustic cell-sorting chip could pave the way for real-life tricorders | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Researchers at Penn State have developed a new cell-sorting technique, opening the possibility that future medical analytical devices could be scaled-down t...
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Data that lives forever is possible: Japan's Hitachi

Data that lives forever is possible: Japan's Hitachi | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
As Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones prove, good music lasts a long time; now Japanese hi-tech giant Hitachi says it can last even longer—a few hundred million years at least.
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6 Out of This World Space-Based Solar Power Designs

6 Out of This World Space-Based Solar Power Designs | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Space-based solar power has been hailed as the holy grail of alternative energy and the solution to the world's energy crisis - read on for the six most promising projects.
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Mind control will shape future of gaming and cell phones: professor

Future technological breakthroughs are occurring so rapidly, it's nearly impossible to keep up with all the innovative improvements coming the next 10 years, 5 years, or next year.
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Billionaire Investor Peter Thiel Backs New Venture Aimed at Producing 3-D Printed Meat

Billionaire Investor Peter Thiel Backs New Venture Aimed at Producing 3-D Printed Meat | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Ctrl + P for protein...
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agri-cube compact hydroponic unit produces 10,000 vegetables per year #DigInfo

agri-cube compact hydroponic unit produces 10,000 vegetables per year, in the space of a single car park http://www.diginfo.tv/v/12-0149-r-en.php DigInfo TV ...
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A friendly bug that feasts on plastic

A friendly bug that feasts on plastic | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Psychologist Susan Blackmore suggests a newly evolved polythene-eating bacterium could encourage us to be more sustainable.
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Black eggs and perfect orchids

Black eggs and perfect orchids | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Taiwan is known for making phones and PCs - but now its agriculture sector is also starting to get some innovation.
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Homicide spreads like infectious disease

Homicide spreads like infectious disease | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Homicide moves through a city in a process similar to infectious disease, according to a new study that may give police a new tool in tracking and ultimately preventing murders.
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These bots were made for walking: Cells power biological machines | News Bureau | University of Illinois

These bots were made for walking: Cells power biological machines | News Bureau | University of Illinois | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
The News Bureau, part of Public Affairs, generates and coordinates news coverage of the Urbana-Champaign campus...
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Scientists build 'mechanically active' DNA material

Scientists build 'mechanically active' DNA material | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have created a dynamic gel made of DNA that mechanically responds to stimuli in much the same way that cells do.
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News: Halving the food losses would feed an additional billion people - Aalto University

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DARPA's CT2WS technology uses "mind reading" to identify threats

DARPA's CT2WS technology uses "mind reading" to identify threats | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
A new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) project crosses the line between man and machine with a threat detection system that uses “mind re...
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Enough wind to power global energy demand

Enough wind to power global energy demand | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
There is enough energy available in winds to meet all of the world's demand. Atmospheric turbines that convert steadier and faster high-altitude winds into energy could generate even more power than ground- and ocean-based units.
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Swedish city begins construction of 'skyscraper farm'

Swedish city begins construction of 'skyscraper farm' | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
CITIES keep sprawling and arable farm land keeps shrinking. But Sweden is building a new element into this equation - a skyscraper farm.
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Rooftop farms flourish in space-starved Hong Kong

Rooftop farms flourish in space-starved Hong Kong | Tomorrow Now | Scoop.it
On the rooftop of a tower block above the hustle and bustle of teeming Hong Kong, dedicated growers tend to their organic crops in a vegetable garden.
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