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Exponential Medicine: What to Expect When You're Expecting Designer Babies - Singularity HUB

Exponential Medicine: What to Expect When You're Expecting Designer Babies - Singularity HUB | leapmind | Scoop.it
Anywhere you look in the modern world, you’ll see humans translating science fiction into science fact. We make predictions about a far off future, and then our curiosity drives us... read more
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Tech to give us superhuman abilities

Tech to give us superhuman abilities | leapmind | Scoop.it
By 2030 people will rely on millions of drones and sensors to live, futurist says.
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Single Artificial Neuron Taught to Recognize Hundreds of Patterns | MIT Technology Review

Single Artificial Neuron Taught to Recognize Hundreds of Patterns | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Biologists have long puzzled over why neurons have thousands of synapses. Now neuroscientists have shown they are crucial not just for recognizing patterns but for learning the sequence in which they appear.
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Intrexon’s Billionaire CEO Is Betting on the Most Controversial GMOs

Intrexon’s Billionaire CEO Is Betting on the Most Controversial GMOs | leapmind | Scoop.it
At a time of when public opinion against GMOs has gathered enough momentum to pass GMO-labeling laws, Intrexon is making bold business moves.
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Artificial Intelligence for General Game Playing - h+ Media

Artificial Intelligence for General Game Playing - h+ Media | leapmind | Scoop.it
A GENERAL GAME PLAYING (GGP) SYSTEM is one that can play arbitrary games based solely on formal game descriptions supplied at "runtime".
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Human brain’s ultimate barrier to open for first time

Human brain’s ultimate barrier to open for first time | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's neuroscience's final frontier. Tiny bubbles will open the blood-brain barrier to sneak drugs into tumours – and we might treat Alzheimer's the same way
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Meet the Neuroscientist Who Installed an Implant in His Own Brain | MIT Technology Review

Meet the Neuroscientist Who Installed an Implant in His Own Brain | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
How one of the inventors of brain-computer interfaces ended up getting one himself.
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Thinking algorithm ready to take on conventional medicine

Thinking algorithm ready to take on conventional medicine | leapmind | Scoop.it
An algorithm built by a San Francisco startup soon will begin using images archived at operating at imaging centers to teach itself to spot the signs of disease. If it succeeds, medicine will never be the same.
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Ready For The First Blockchain-Based Voting Machine? - NEWSBTC

Ready For The First Blockchain-Based Voting Machine? - NEWSBTC | leapmind | Scoop.it
Blockchain Technologies Corp is in the news for Blockchain Apparatus’ Blockchain-secured Voting Machines and hopes to change the way the USA votes.
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Japan’s sexual apathy is endangering the global economy

Japan’s sexual apathy is endangering the global economy | leapmind | Scoop.it
A lack of interest in romantic relationships is setting off a demographic time-bomb that threatens all of us.
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“homogeneous Japan,” is the name for “no-immigration principle.”
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Why a fruit sorting robot will disrupt industrial automation | ZDNet

Why a fruit sorting robot will disrupt industrial automation | ZDNet | leapmind | Scoop.it
Adaptable, smart, and cheap. Welcome to the future of automation.
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A magnetic 'wormhole' that connects two regions of space has been created

A magnetic 'wormhole' that connects two regions of space has been created | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers in Spain have created a tiny magnetic wormhole for the first time ever, and they've used it to connect two regions of space so that a magnetic field can travel 'invisibly' between them.
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Graphene moves from the lab to the factory floor

Graphene moves from the lab to the factory floor | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologies
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Your Colon May Be Home to an Entirely New Form of Life

Your Colon May Be Home to an Entirely New Form of Life | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new genetic analysis of human gut bacteria is turning up some really weird critters—so weird, in fact, that some biologists are speculating we’ve found an entirely new domain of life.
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Scientists develop ‘nanopores’ that inexpensively filter the salt out of seawater

Scientists develop ‘nanopores’ that inexpensively filter the salt out of seawater | leapmind | Scoop.it
There’s filtration and then there’s filtration . Engineers in the US have been working on the latter, coming up with a new markedly more energy-efficient way of taking the salt out of seawater, which could deliver huge advantages in terms of...
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Artificial Neural Network Learns to Use Human Language

Artificial Neural Network Learns to Use Human Language | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed an artificial neural network that has been able to communicate with and learn human language.
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How to create a mind, or die trying | ExtremeTech

How to create a mind, or die trying | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Presumably, when the singularity is reached, machine intelligence will have attained human-level equivalence and therefore be capable of consciousness.
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Google Just Open Sourced the Artificial Intelligence Engine at the Heart of Its Online Empire

Google Just Open Sourced the Artificial Intelligence Engine at the Heart of Its Online Empire | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a dramatic departure, Google is open sourcing software that sits at the heart of its online empire.
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Tech. Company Humai Wants to Resurrect the Dead Using Artificial Intelligence (interview) - SERIOUS WONDER

Tech. Company Humai Wants to Resurrect the Dead Using Artificial Intelligence (interview) - SERIOUS WONDER | leapmind | Scoop.it
Serious Wonder speaks with Humai CEO Josh Bocanegra about his company's desire to resurrect the dead using A.I. - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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Exoskeletons Will Soon Make Wheelchairs Obsolete

Exoskeletons Will Soon Make Wheelchairs Obsolete | leapmind | Scoop.it
This technology is helping disabled people walk again for the first time.
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How New Long-Range Radios Will Change the Internet of Things

How New Long-Range Radios Will Change the Internet of Things | leapmind | Scoop.it
New radios that combine miles of range with years of battery life are changing the way we build and use connected device…
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Study Reveals the Architecture of the Molecular Machine that Copies DNA | Lab Manager

Study Reveals the Architecture of the Molecular Machine that Copies DNA | Lab Manager | leapmind | Scoop.it
Finding goes against decades of textbook drawings of what people thought the replisome should look
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Biologists discover the key mechanism that triggers human ageing

Biologists discover the key mechanism that triggers human ageing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered that the deteorioration of the tightly-packed bundles of DNA that are responsible for our normal cell functioning is actually reversible, and figuring out how this process works could enable new treatments for...
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World's Largest Fusion Reactor is About to Switch On 

World's Largest Fusion Reactor is About to Switch On  | leapmind | Scoop.it
If “The Stellarator” sounds like an energy source of comic book legend to you, you’re not that far off. It’s the largest nuclear fusion reactor in the world, and it’s set to turn on later this month.
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How Facebook will use artificial intelligence to organize insane amounts of data into the perfect News Feed and a personal assistant with superpowers

How Facebook will use artificial intelligence to organize insane amounts of data into the perfect News Feed and a personal assistant with superpowers | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer talks about how the company is making enormous strides in AI and machine learning
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