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Man-made evolution is happening, and it's time to control it

Man-made evolution is happening, and it's time to control it | leapmind | Scoop.it
Planting pesticide-free cotton as a refuge for the pert pink bollworm caterpillar has slowed bollworms in neighboring cotton fields from developing resistance to pesticides because they breed with the pesticide-free population.
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Highest-paid female executive seeks immortality—digitally

Highest-paid female executive seeks immortality—digitally | leapmind | Scoop.it
Genitals mean nothing. Bodies, even less.
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Is the "Buckydiamondoid" the Future of Molecular Electronics? - IEEE Spectrum

Is the "Buckydiamondoid" the Future of Molecular Electronics? - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Buckyballs and diamonoids together make a perfect molecular-sized rectifier
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New wearable robotic exoskeleton gives you superhuman powers (ScienceAlert)

New wearable robotic exoskeleton gives you superhuman powers (ScienceAlert) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Engineers and roboticists in the US have developed a ’smart’ robotic suit made from lightweight, flexible materials that can enhance th
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Nanotechnology start-up develops a first-of-its-kind multifunction water filtration membrane

Nanotechnology start-up develops a first-of-its-kind multifunction water filtration membrane | 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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First-Ever Human Trial Of An Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Treatment Set To Begin

First-Ever Human Trial Of An Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Treatment Set To Begin | leapmind | Scoop.it
The treatment will make use of a biology breakthrough that occurred just eight years ago.
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What Are Mindfiles?

What Are Mindfiles? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A mindfile is the sum of saved digital reflections about you. All of the stored emails, chats, texts, IMs and blogs that you write are part of your mindfile. All of the uploaded photos, slide shows and movies that involve you are part of your...
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‘B’ the flying car drone | Impact Lab

‘B’ the flying car drone | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
"B" flying car "B" is not just another car drone, it is a 100% all terrain radio controlled car 100% drone. The device is highly sophisticated and implements
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Robot Bartender to Set Sail On Cutting-Edge Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Robot Bartender to Set Sail On Cutting-Edge Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship | leapmind | Scoop.it
There’s a new bartender set to sail on Royal Caribbean’s next-generation cruise ship—a robotic bartender, to be precise. The Makr Shakr,
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Physicists build first 500 GHz photon switch

Physicists build first 500 GHz photon switch | leapmind | Scoop.it
The work took nearly four years to complete and it opens a fundamentally new direction in photonics – with far-reaching potential consequences for the control of photons in optical fiber channels.
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Bacteria found in bees show potential as an alternative to antibiotics (ScienceAlert)

Bacteria found in bees show potential as an alternative to antibiotics (ScienceAlert) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have shown that a unique group of bacteria found in the stomach of bees can fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs in the lab.
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New research suggests deep learning could improve AI in video games

New research suggests deep learning could improve AI in video games | leapmind | Scoop.it
North Carolina State researchers built a deep learning system that was able to predict players’ goals in an open-ended video game nearly 63 percent of time.
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Silicon Valley Investor Backs $1 Million Prize to End Death - Businessweek

Silicon Valley Investor Backs $1 Million Prize to End Death - Businessweek | leapmind | Scoop.it
Read the latest international business, technology and global economy news.
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Will robots take over the world? The social impact of automation

Will robots take over the world? The social impact of automation | leapmind | Scoop.it
Whether its self-service kiosks we have now or the self-driving tractors of the future - automation is disrupting jobs
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Hydrogen production breakthrough could herald cheap green energy

Hydrogen production breakthrough could herald cheap green energy | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Scientists have taken a major step forward in the production of hydrogen from water which could lead to a new era of cheap, clean and renewable energy.
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WATCH: Researchers create the first untethered soft robot, test it in snow and fire, and run it over with a car (ScienceAlert)

WATCH: Researchers create the first untethered soft robot, test it in snow and fire, and run it over with a car (ScienceAlert) | leapmind | Scoop.it
The world’s first free-walking “soft robot” is extremely resilient.
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The FDA Has Approved How Many Novel New Drugs So Far This Year?

The FDA Has Approved How Many Novel New Drugs So Far This Year? | leapmind | Scoop.it
For those who like to track the performance of the FDA, some new metrics have just arrived. Last year, the agency approved 27 novel new medicines, or new molecular entities, in industry parlance.
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Longevity Gene in Fruit Flies Hints at Coming Genetic Discoveries to Slow Aging

Longevity Gene in Fruit Flies Hints at Coming Genetic Discoveries to Slow Aging | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the last few centuries, medical advances have greatly lengthened lifespans. Among other causes, a central driver has been improved care at the beginning of life, when declining infant mortality ...
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Chemists create 'assembly-line' for organic molecules

Chemists create 'assembly-line' for organic molecules | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a process where reagents are added to a growing carbon chain with extraordinary high fidelity and precise orientation, thereby controlling the conformation of the molecule so that...
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How Apple Is Invading Our Bodies

"The Apple Watch represents a redrawing of the map that locates technology in one place and our bodies in another."
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Is it time for a Guaranteed Basic Income? | Impact Lab

Is it time for a Guaranteed Basic Income? | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Poverty and homelessness on the rise. Is it time for Basic Income? The idea of Basic Income has been endorsed by economists from a variety of political
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Cornfield Robot Sprays Fertilizer on Plants | MIT Technology Review

Cornfield Robot Sprays Fertilizer on Plants | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
The latest in autonomous farming is a robot that weaves between corn stalks, applying fertilizer as it goes.
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Floating vertical farms offer food solutions to the densest countries on Earth (ScienceAlert)

Floating vertical farms offer food solutions to the densest countries on Earth (ScienceAlert) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Architects in Singapore have come up with a floating vertical farm system to give the country with land to farm another option to produce its ow
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The Era of Artificial Hearts Has Begun

The Era of Artificial Hearts Has Begun | leapmind | Scoop.it
For the second time ever, a truly permanent artificial heart was implanted into a patient. This is just the beginning.
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At the Mayo Clinic, IBM Watson Takes Charge of Clinical Trials - IEEE Spectrum

At the Mayo Clinic, IBM Watson Takes Charge of Clinical Trials - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
The robo-doc will match patients to experimental treatments
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