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Your old, unwanted clothes can be turned into building materials

Your old, unwanted clothes can be turned into building materials | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Every year millions of tonnes of clothes are sent to landfill. A new project shows how they could be reused as tiles and panels for home interiors
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A cyborg cockroach could someday save your life: Scientists' neuro-controller could improve performance of micro biobots

A cyborg cockroach could someday save your life: Scientists' neuro-controller could improve performance of micro biobots | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A tiny neuro-controller could provide more precise control of futuristic biobots such as cyborg cockroaches that are already being tested for use in search and rescue missions inside collapsed buildings.
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Transparent loudspeakers and MICs that let your skin play music

Transparent loudspeakers and MICs that let your skin play music | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
An international team of researchers has presented an innovative wearable technology that will turn your skin into a loudspeaker.
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Humans could one day regenerate limbs, thanks to this incredible scientist

Humans could one day regenerate limbs, thanks to this incredible scientist | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Could human beings one day regenerate limbs? It's a distant possibility. But Adameyko Labs in Boston, Massachusetts is a good place to start thinking about it.
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Helping computers perceive human emotions

Helping computers perceive human emotions | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
MIT Media Lab researchers including Rosalind Picard have developed a personalized machine-learning model that takes an affective computing a step closer to interpreting our emotions as naturally as humans do.
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Discovering new drugs and materials by ‘touching’ molecules in virtual reality | Kurzweil

Discovering new drugs and materials by ‘touching’ molecules in virtual reality | Kurzweil | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
To figure out how to block a bacteria's attempt to create multi-resistance to antibiotics, a researcher grabs a simulated ligand (binding molecule) --- a type
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Research suggests that humans could one day regrow limbs | Kurzweil

Research suggests that humans could one day regrow limbs | Kurzweil | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Planaria flatworm (credit: Holger Brandl et al./Wikipedia) In the June 14, 2018, issue of the journal Cell, researchers at Stowers Institute for Medical
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How Computer Scientists Model the Role of Religion in Society | Science

How Computer Scientists Model the Role of Religion in Society | Science | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Virtual simulations attempt to show how faith influences human behavior in the face of terror
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Researchers develop virtual-reality testing ground for drones

Researchers develop virtual-reality testing ground for drones | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
With new MIT-developed virtual training system, drones fly through an empty room, while “seeing” a virtual world.
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This Tiny Tooth Sensor Could Keep Track of the Food You Eat | Innovation

This Tiny Tooth Sensor Could Keep Track of the Food You Eat | Innovation | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

The tooth-mounted device can recognize glucose, salt and alcohol, and researchers hope it can one day detect much more
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Two major advances in autonomous technologies that rival human abilities | Kurzweil

Two major advances in autonomous technologies that rival human abilities | Kurzweil | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The voice of singer John Legend, shown here at Google I/O, will be among six celebrity voices to come to Google Duplex voice technology and Google Assistant
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Why Some People "Hear" Silent GIFs | Smart News

Why Some People "Hear" Silent GIFs | Smart News | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

This week, researchers published their findings on the largest study to date on the phenomenon, which is called visually evoked auditory response or vEAR
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Neuroscientists devise scheme for mind-uploading centuries in the future | KurzweilAI

Neuroscientists devise scheme for mind-uploading centuries in the future | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Representative electron micrograph of white matter region in cryopreserved pig brain (credit: Brain Preservation Foundation) In a scenario (almost) right
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Beyond deep fakes: Transforming video content into another video's style, automatically: Applications include movie production, self-driving cars, VR content

Beyond deep fakes: Transforming video content into another video's style, automatically: Applications include movie production, self-driving cars, VR content | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Researchers have devised a way to automatically transform the content of one video into the style of another, making it possible to transfer the facial expressions of comedian John Oliver to those of a cartoon character, or to make a daffodil bloom in much the same way a hibiscus would.
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'Robotic Skins' turn everyday objects into robots

'Robotic Skins' turn everyday objects into robots | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
When you think of robotics, you likely think of something rigid, heavy, and built for a specific purpose. New 'Robotic Skins' technology flips that notion on its head, allowing users to animate the inanimate and turn everyday objects into robots.
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Military Invests in 'Molar Mic' That Can Route Calls Through Your Teeth | Smart News

Military Invests in 'Molar Mic' That Can Route Calls Through Your Teeth | Smart News | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Too lazy to pick up the phone? Open wide... this new device latches onto your chompers to transmit sound via the cranial bones
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The world's first floating farm making waves in Rotterdam

The world's first floating farm making waves in Rotterdam | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
An offshore dairy farm aims to help Rotterdam produce its own food more sustainably.
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Plant-e: heats, shoots and leaves — electricity from living plants | Kurzweil

Plant-e: heats, shoots and leaves — electricity from living plants | Kurzweil | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
--- the story --- Plants could soon provide our electricity. In a small way they already are doing that in research labs and greenhouses at project
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Personal Flying Machines of the Future Won't Look Much Like Jet Packs | Innovation

Personal Flying Machines of the Future Won't Look Much Like Jet Packs | Innovation | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Judging from the GoFly competition, they're much more likely to resemble flying motorbikes
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Are virtual reality and augmented reality the future of education? | Kurzweil

Are virtual reality and augmented reality the future of education? | Kurzweil | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
People learn better through virtual, immersive environments instead of more traditional platforms like a two-dimensional desktop computer: That sounds
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Fleet of autonomous boats could service some cities, reducing road traffic

Fleet of autonomous boats could service some cities, reducing road traffic | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
MIT researchers have developed 3-D printed autonomous boats to taxi people, deliver goods, and self-assemble into platforms. The work comes from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Senseable City Lab in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP).
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Albatross robot takes flight

Albatross robot takes flight | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Albatross robot takes flight: New MIT autonomous glider can fly like an albatross, cruise like a sailboat
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This New Virtual Reality Experience Drops You In Hiroshima Right After It's Been Bombed | Innovation

This New Virtual Reality Experience Drops You In Hiroshima Right After It's Been Bombed | Innovation | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

When creators tread the line between empathy and trauma carefully, immersive technology can be a powerful tool for educating the public about history
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Spot the Fake: Artificial Intelligence Can Produce Lifelike Photographs

Spot the Fake: Artificial Intelligence Can Produce Lifelike Photographs | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Latest news and features on science issues that matter including earth, environment, and space. Get your science news from the most trusted source!
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What the Founding Fathers' Money Problems Can Teach Us About Bitcoin | Innovation

What the Founding Fathers' Money Problems Can Teach Us About Bitcoin | Innovation | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

The challenges faced by the likes of Ben Franklin have a number of parallels to today’s cryptocurrency boom
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