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Radical shift in stem cell research

Radical shift in stem cell research | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
The paradigm shift in stem cell research over recent years.
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Worst ever carbon emissions leave climate on the brink

Worst ever carbon emissions leave climate on the brink | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
"Record rise, despite recession, means 2C target almost out of reach..."
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Is World War II Still ‘the Good War’?

Is World War II Still ‘the Good War’? | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Can a deeper sense of ambiguity restore "complexity to our sense of the past"?
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Designer Psychologies: Moving beyond Neurotypicality

Designer Psychologies: Moving beyond Neurotypicality | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
"Designer psychologies, or customized cognitive processing modalities, describes the potential for future individuals to selectively alter the specific and unique ways in which they take in, analyze and perceive the world." - More food for thought.
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Patient Elects to Have Hand Amputated to Make Way for a Bionic One

Patient Elects to Have Hand Amputated to Make Way for a Bionic One | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
On elective amputation and bionic augmentation.
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Physics and the Immortality of the Soul

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Science insights on the eternal "life after death" issue.
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Utopian Vision and Starchitecture Set to Transform Paris

Utopian Vision and Starchitecture Set to Transform Paris | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Imagining utopian architectural futures for the City of Lights.
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Entropy, peak oil, and Stoic philosophy

Entropy, peak oil, and Stoic philosophy | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Food for thought.
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We Have The Technology For Creating Sustainable Energy Systems Of The Future

We Have The Technology For Creating Sustainable Energy Systems Of The Future | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
"The fifth Risø International Energy Conference is over and the conclusions of the three-day conference are clear: The climate problems are becoming ever more urgent, but the energy systems of the future present even more issues."
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D-Wave One claims mantle of first commercial quantum computer

D-Wave One claims mantle of first commercial quantum computer | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Yes, you can have one... for $10,000,000. A tad pricey, given that the chipset can only do one thing, which is quantum annealing
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Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have 'Nothing to Hide'

Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have 'Nothing to Hide' | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
How much of our "open book of a life" are we giving up in the form of a once treasured privacy?
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Open science: a future shaped by shared experience | Education | The Observer

Open science: a future shaped by shared experience | Education | The Observer | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Collective scientific research - a utopian dream coming true?
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Scentsory Design

Scentsory Design ® is an animation film that explores the fusion of Emotional Fashion with 'aromachology' (the science of perfume) and how that has a radical impact on mental and physical health.
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Holographic dark information energy

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On theories of information entropy.
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Liz Lemon and Leslie Knope: Post-Modernism and the Future of Feminism

Liz Lemon and Leslie Knope: Post-Modernism and the Future of Feminism | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Thoughts on post-modern feminism.
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Specialization in Philosophy

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Could over-specialization be the problem with modern philosophy?
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The Utopian · Utopias, Vol I: Alastair Campbell

The Utopian · Utopias, Vol I: Alastair Campbell | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
"The Utopian inaugurates a series of utopias, written by today’s most interesting philosophers, social scientists, politicians and writers. First up: Alastair Campbell."
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Future of Tech: Huge Screens, ARM Servers, Geosocial Everywhere

Future of Tech: Huge Screens, ARM Servers, Geosocial Everywhere | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Some predictions for the near future.
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The New Face of War

The New Face of War | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
On the recent changes in the nature of warfare.
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Our data, ourselves

Our data, ourselves | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Privacy rights vs. "a data commons": should data be a public resource?
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The Moral Economy of Guilt

The Moral Economy of Guilt | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
On humanity, happiness, forgiveness and sense of guilt. The current change in sensibility,
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Electricity from microbes a step closer

Electricity from microbes a step closer | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
According to study, we may be close to tap into the power of microscopic energy.
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Manufacturing 2.0: The rise of 3-D printers

Manufacturing 2.0: The rise of 3-D printers | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
A new revolution in design, possibly open to any of us.
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Is graphene a miracle material?

Is graphene a miracle material? | UtopianDynamics | Scoop.it
Will it be the start of a new industrial revolution?
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Why We Believe in God(s): A Concise Guide to the Science of Faith -- Dr. Andy Thomson

Dr. J. Anderson "Andy" Thomson discusses his new book, which provides a brief and accessible guide to the exciting new discoveries that allow us to finally understand why and how the human mind generates, accepts, and spreads religious beliefs.
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