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Gene-Edited "Micropigs" to Be Sold as Pets - Scientific American

Gene-Edited "Micropigs" to Be Sold as Pets - Scientific American | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
The institute in Shenzhen, China, that creates the pigs quoted an initial price tag of $1,600
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Cypress Umbrella doesn't flip out, thanks to automotive-inspired rib suspension system

Cypress Umbrella doesn't flip out, thanks to automotive-inspired rib suspension system | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
The Cypress may be the last and best umbrella you'll ever own. Its telescopic suspension system is designed to be stronger, durable, and more resistant to flipping inside-out.
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Would you shave your face with a laser?

Would you shave your face with a laser? | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
A new Kickstarter is selling a product called the Skarp Laser Razor uses a laser to cut facial hair at skin level.
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Scientists Have Made Light Appear to Break Newton’s Third Law | Physics-Astronomy

Scientists Have Made Light Appear to Break Newton’s Third Law | Physics-Astronomy | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Laser pulses have been prepared to speed up themselves around rings of optical fiber- which appears to go against Newton’s 3rd law. This means that that for every single action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
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The Science Behind Our Strange, Spooky Dreams

The Science Behind Our Strange, Spooky Dreams | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Dreams play crucial roles in learning and memory, sleep science is showing.
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Cancer Metastasis Reduced Up to 90% in Mice Using Engineered Decoy Protein

Cancer Metastasis Reduced Up to 90% in Mice Using Engineered Decoy Protein | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Cancer often begins in one part of the body but spreads elsewhere via the bloodstream or lymphatic system. This spreading, called metastasis,
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World’s Largest Aquaponics Project, in China’s Third Largest Aquaculture Lake

World’s Largest Aquaponics Project, in China’s Third Largest Aquaculture Lake | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Lake Taihu algal bloom (Credit: LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images) Lake Taihu experienced its worst ever algal bloom at the height of summer, pushing researchers to
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Storm God Worship: Ancient Cult Complex Discovered in Israel

Storm God Worship: Ancient Cult Complex Discovered in Israel | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Inside the massive cult complex, archaeologists found facemasks, human-size containers and burnt animal bones possibly related to sacrificial practices. The Canaanite storm god may have been worshiped there.
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Secret Robot Space Plane Returns To Earth Today

Secret Robot Space Plane Returns To Earth Today | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Classified: What the space plane does. Unclassified: America has a freakin' robotic space plane.
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Five Common Myths About Meditation Debunked

Five Common Myths About Meditation Debunked | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
You've probably heard that meditation can be beneficial, but how much do you actually know about it? Many aspects of meditation are often misunderstood or misinterpreted. Let's debunk some of these myths so you can start reaping the rewards.
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DeeThis new battery charges to 70% in two minutes, and lasts for 20 years

DeeThis new battery charges to 70% in two minutes, and lasts for 20 years | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Reseachers have developed a groundbreaking new lithium ion battery that charges super quickly and lasts ten times longer than today’s batteries
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Should we engineer animals to be smart like humans?

Should we engineer animals to be smart like humans? | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
What if it were possible to engineer animals to be as intelligent as us? As Tim Maughan discovers, we may have already started.
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Artificial Spleen 'Cleans' Blood of Pathogens

Artificial Spleen 'Cleans' Blood of Pathogens | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
In one of the gutsiest performances in sports history, NFL quarterback Chris Simms had to be carted off the field after taking several vicious
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Founder of Etherium: "ecosystem is maturing nicely"

Founder of Etherium: "ecosystem is maturing nicely" | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Etherium is the new crypto-"currency" to keep an eye out for, and it was built for other internet applications beyond money. In a note, Etherium's founder looks at the progress so far with an eye for the future.
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Google wants its cars to follow fewer rules of the road

Google wants its cars to follow fewer rules of the road | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Google's self-driving cars are too good at driving, and it freaks other drivers out. So Google's teaching them how to cut corners, edge into intersections, and cross double-yellow lines.
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Your Brain Isn't a Computer. It's a Quantum Field. | Big Think

Your Brain Isn't a Computer. It's a Quantum Field. | Big Think | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
By examining our minds at a quantum level, we change them, and by changing them, we change the reality that shapes them.
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Chemical Extracted From Broccoli Sprouts May Help Ease Autism Symptoms | IFLScience

Chemical Extracted From Broccoli Sprouts May Help Ease Autism Symptoms | IFLScience | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
A new study found that a chemical in broccoli sprouts is able to temporarily improve symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
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Embryonic Stem Cells Restore Vision In Preliminary Human Test

Embryonic Stem Cells Restore Vision In Preliminary Human Test | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Cells derived from embryos appear to have improved vision in more than half of the 18 patients who had become legally blind because of two progressive, currently incurable eye diseases.
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MIT Students Claim Astronauts Will Starve On 'Mars One' Mission

MIT Students Claim Astronauts Will Starve On 'Mars One' Mission | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
But CEO Bas Lansdorp says the study used bad data.
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The Fortis exoskeleton let you lift heavy tools indefinitely – and it’s unpowered! | ExtremeTech

The Fortis exoskeleton let you lift heavy tools indefinitely – and it’s unpowered! | ExtremeTech | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Lockheed Martin has developed a human exoskeleton that can hold 36 pounds all on its own without the need for power. The machine could make workers more than 20 times as productive and reduce on the job injuries.
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MIT Invents Tech That Could 3-D Print Self-Lacing McFlys

MIT Invents Tech That Could 3-D Print Self-Lacing McFlys | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Self-lacing sneakers, furniture that constructs itself when you add water. Thanks to programmable 4-D printers, that's just a start.
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Floating City concept by AT Design Office features underwater roads

Floating City concept by AT Design Office features underwater roads | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
AT Design Office has developed a concept for a floating city designed to offer an alternative to destroying the earth's valuable countryside.
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The animal that regrows its head

The animal that regrows its head | UtopianFuturism | Scoop.it
Could a sea creature with unusual regenerative powers show humans how to do the same? Tracey Logan reports.
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