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Thought-powered helicopter takes off

Thought-powered helicopter takes off | Digidogs | Scoop.it
Researchers show off an experiment to non-invasively measure brain waves and turn them into controls for a model helicopter - moved by thought alone.
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(50X) Autonomously folding a pile of 5 previously-unseen towels

Project was led by UC Berkeley Ph.D. student Jeremy Maitin-Shepard working with Professor Pieter Abbeel. The video is shown at 50X speed. More details can be...
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Scientists construct first map of how the brain organizes everything we see

Scientists construct first map of how the brain organizes everything we see | Digidogs | Scoop.it
Our eyes may be our window to the world, but how do we make sense of the thousands of images that flood our retinas each day?
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Our Story in 1 Minute

A tapestry of footage tracing the cosmic and biological origins of our species, set to original music. mp3: http://melodysheep.bandcamp.com/track/our-story I...
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Human cloning 'within 50 years' - Telegraph

Human cloning 'within 50 years' - Telegraph | Digidogs | Scoop.it
Parents who lose children in accidents may be able to clone "copies" to replace them within 50 years, a British scientist who won this year's Nobel prize for medicine has predicted.
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Research: Tiny robots may think as a group

Research: Tiny robots may think as a group | Digidogs | Scoop.it
Boulder, Colo. (UPI) Dec 14, 2012 -
A U.S. researcher says a swarm of tiny robots could be a better solution to accomplishing tasks than one big one and has made ping-pong ball-sized examples.
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Averting Judgment Day: Working with robots, rather than against them - ExtremeTech

Averting Judgment Day: Working with robots, rather than against them - ExtremeTech | Digidogs | Scoop.it
ExtremeTechAverting Judgment Day: Working with robots, rather than against themExtremeTechThe history of robots in the workplace is somewhat overshadowed by the number of jobs that have been lost.
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German student builds electromagnetic harvester to recharge a battery

German student builds electromagnetic harvester to recharge a battery | Digidogs | Scoop.it
Dennis Siegel, a student at the University of the Arts in Bremen, Germany has built what he calls an electromagnetic harvester—it converts electromagnetic fields in the immediate environment into electricity to recharge a common AA battery.
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Lego for grown ups: The construction kit that can make a beer serving robot

Lego for grown ups: The construction kit that can make a beer serving robot | Digidogs | Scoop.it
Makebot uses a series of aluminium struts and electronic controllers to allow people to build smartphone controlled robots with just a screwdriver.
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Legged Squad Support System (LS3): DARPA's four-legged robot with voice recognition (video)

Legged Squad Support System (LS3): DARPA's four-legged robot with voice recognition (video) | Digidogs | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Today's dismounted warfighter can be saddled with more than 100 pounds of gear, resulting in physical strain, fatigue and degraded performance.
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Pocket sized rollable smartphone keyboard

Pocket sized rollable smartphone keyboard | Digidogs | Scoop.it
Qii is the world's first, truly mobile, rollable pocket-sized keyboard for your smartphone or tablet. This is being crowdfunded on Indiegogo! Go to http://www.indiegogo.com/Qii to get yours!
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Biohackers: A journey into cyborg America

The Verge's Ben Popper explores the world of biohacking, where DIY cyborgs are pushing the bleeding edge of human enhancement. From basement labs to piercing shops, we investigate the "grinder" culture that hopes to merge man and machine.
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