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Phys.Org Mobile: Researchers identify genetic sequence that helps to coordinate synthesis of DNA-packaging proteins

Phys.Org Mobile: Researchers identify genetic sequence that helps to coordinate synthesis of DNA-packaging proteins | leapmind | Scoop.it
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BBC Knowledge Explainer DNA

BBC Knowledge and Learning is exploring a wide variety of topics from social history to science in a series of three-minute online Explainer documentaries, and commissioned…
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Can Mathematical Invention be Automated?

Bruno Buchberger, Distinguished Lecture Series, Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo - June 16, 2011 The invention of mathematical con...
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The RoboEarth Cloud Engine

The RoboEarth Cloud Engine | leapmind | Scoop.it
The RoboEarth Cloud Engine (Rapyuta) is an open source platform for robotics applications, which helps processor intensive tasks to be carried out remotely.
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IBM makes atomic chip breakthrough

IBM makes atomic chip breakthrough | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at IBM claimed today that it has cracked a materials conundrum that may well create a new class of memory and logic chips. The scientists discovered a way to operate chips using small ...
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Batteries Are Terrible. Here’s How to Fix Them.

Batteries Are Terrible. Here’s How to Fix Them. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Batteries are terrible. Compared to many other methods of storing energy, especially fossil fuels, batteries aren’t very energy dense—that is, a 1-pound battery stores far less energy than is contained in a pound of gasoline.
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Breakthrough in Electricity Storage: New Large and Powerful Redox Flow Battery | ZeitNews

Breakthrough in Electricity Storage: New Large and Powerful Redox Flow Battery | ZeitNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
More and more electricity is being generated from intermittent sources of power, such as solar and wind energy. Powerful electric energy storage devices are necessary to level out corresponding irregularities in the power supply.
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Can Humans Live Forever? Longevity Research Suggests Longer Life Is in Our Control - ABC News

Can Humans Live Forever? Longevity Research Suggests Longer Life Is in Our Control - ABC News | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Droids to replace human workers?

Droids to replace human workers? | leapmind | Scoop.it
And even though some may think that those self service machines are quite convenient and fast at the same time, other will start thinking: “Does it mean that all of us will be replaced with robots at some point?
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Bryan: The next big thing may be artificial intelligence

Bryan: The next big thing may be artificial intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’s been two years since an IBM computer named Watson humbled humankind, or at least the part of it that takes quiz shows seriously, by beating two carbon-based Jeopardy champions at their own game.
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Harun Hodzic's curator insight, March 22, 2013 3:54 AM

Artificial intelligence will one day outgrow humanity, but humanity must learn to accept it or else the next stage of development will be denied to us.

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A Laser Light Show in the Brain: What Optogenetics Means for Neuroscience

A Laser Light Show in the Brain: What Optogenetics Means for Neuroscience | leapmind | Scoop.it
By shining lasers through optical fibres aimed at particular populations of neurons at specific times, investigators can now effectively direct symphonies of light-induced neural activity inside the brain.
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Sipping from the fountain of youth

Sipping from the fountain of youth | leapmind | Scoop.it
Israeli physician, gerontologist and futurist Dr. Yaakov Ben-Shaul has written a new book on promoting longevity.
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Science Fiction Comes Alive as Researchers Grow Organs

Science Fiction Comes Alive as Researchers Grow Organs | leapmind | Scoop.it
The science-fiction dream of building replacement parts for the human body has turned into a reality. In the quest to build a heart, researchers are tackling the most complex organ yet. The payoff could be huge, both medically and financially.
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Four Robots That Are Learning To Serve You : NPR

Four Robots That Are Learning To Serve You : NPR | leapmind | Scoop.it
Robots are moving further from sci-fi into everyday reality. They can now assist with doing housework, giving directions and even performing surgery. They're still a few years off, but here are a few robots we may live with someday.
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Healing Gel Updates Centuries-Old Bandage Technology

Healing Gel Updates Centuries-Old Bandage Technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
New York University student Joe Landolina has created a new gel that stops bleeding in a way very similar to a product in the video game Mass Effect.
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Intelligence and Machines: Creating Intelligent Machines by Modeling the Brain with Jeff Hawkins

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Are intelligent machines possible? If they are, what will they be like? Jeff Hawkins, an inventor, engineer, neuroscientist, aut...
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Book Publishers Scramble to Rewrite Their Future | Underwire | Wired.com

Book Publishers Scramble to Rewrite Their Future | Underwire | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a world where authors can make millions selling directly to fans, the publishing industry is desperately trying to write its next chapter.
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Sergey Brin talks about Google Glass at TED 2013

UPDATE: To address comments about Sergey's poor delivery, I want to emphasize that this is NOT a "TED Talk", despite it being recorded during TED conference....
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IBM's Newest Invention Mimics the Human Brain on an Atomic Level

IBM's Newest Invention Mimics the Human Brain on an Atomic Level | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here's a headline you've probably seen before: "IBM creates brain-like computer chip." Here's a more exciting one: "New IBM circuit works in three dimensions, flips switches with atoms."
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