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Blockchain Technology: Can It Change Education? - InformED

Blockchain Technology: Can It Change Education? - InformED | Technology | Scoop.it
Blockchain technology, a data management tool forecast to disrupt a wide range of industries, has taken off for two main reasons: 1) it makes sensitive data simultaneously more shareable and more secure; 2) it takes sensitive data out of the hands of third party authorities and puts it back into the hands of its users.... Read More
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MIT Created a Membrane Which Produces Fuel from Carbon Emissions

MIT Created a Membrane Which Produces Fuel from Carbon Emissions | Technology | Scoop.it
MIT researchers have developed a membrane that can siphon off oxygen from the carbon emissions, producing useful fuels and other products.
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Nanogenerators could turn our veins into blood flow power plants

​Using principles similar to those deployed in large hydroelectric power plants, a team of Chinese researchers has developed a tiny nanogenerator that can potentially sit inside a vein and generate electricity from blood rushing through it.
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This Insane Nanochip Device Can Heal Tissue Just by Touching The Skin Once

This Insane Nanochip Device Can Heal Tissue Just by Touching The Skin Once | Technology | Scoop.it
Repairing the body has never been so simple.
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Battery storage: The next disruptive technology in the power sector | McKinsey & Company

Battery storage: The next disruptive technology in the power sector | McKinsey & Company | Technology | Scoop.it
Low-cost storage could transform the power landscape. The implications are profound.
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New Material Could Lead to Devices That You Only Need to Charge Once Every Three Months

New Material Could Lead to Devices That You Only Need to Charge Once Every Three Months | Technology | Scoop.it

Researchers developed a new magnetoelectric multiferroic material which allowed processors to work with 100 times less energy.

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An Advanced AI Has Been Deployed to Fight Against Hackers

An Advanced AI Has Been Deployed to Fight Against Hackers | Technology | Scoop.it
CERN scientists are now teaching an AI system to protect the grid from cyber threats using machine learning.
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Change-Makers: The 31 Most Disruptive Technologies

Change-Makers: The 31 Most Disruptive Technologies | Technology | Scoop.it
From cloud computing and lithium ion batteries to 3D printing and containerization, we collected the technologies that have done the most to shape the internet era.
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How just 30 machines beat a warehouse-sized supercomputer to set a new world record | ZDNet

How just 30 machines beat a warehouse-sized supercomputer to set a new world record | ZDNet | Technology | Scoop.it
IBM and Nvidia demonstrate the massively parallel processing ability of GPUs for certain tasks.
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New Hydrogel That Mimics Cartilage Could Make Knee Repairs Easier

New Hydrogel That Mimics Cartilage Could Make Knee Repairs Easier | Technology | Scoop.it
The knee bone's connected to the hydrogel.
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Google's DeepMind and the NHS: A glimpse of what AI means for the future of healthcare | ZDNet

Google's DeepMind and the NHS: A glimpse of what AI means for the future of healthcare | ZDNet | Technology | Scoop.it
The Google subsidiary has struck a series of deals with organisations in the UK health service -- so what's really happening?
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Scientists Have Stored a Movie, a Computer OS, and an Amazon Gift Card in a Single Speck of DNA

Scientists Have Stored a Movie, a Computer OS, and an Amazon Gift Card in a Single Speck of DNA | Technology | Scoop.it
"The highest-density data-storage device ever created."
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How Automation Will Change Work, Purpose, and Meaning

We’ll have to find new ways to define ourselves.
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A Look at the Technology Behind Modern Currency Production

A Look at the Technology Behind Modern Currency Production | Technology | Scoop.it
Despite the threat of cryptocurrency competition and the possibility that it will eventually undercut and outperform traditional paper currency, the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing has been responding to the challenge in recent years by giving the currency a series of much-needed, high-tech security upgrades.
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New nanomaterial can extract hydrogen fuel from seawater

New nanomaterial can extract hydrogen fuel from seawater | Technology | Scoop.it
It's possible to produce hydrogen to power fuel cells by extracting the gas from seawater, but the electricity required to do it makes the process costly. UCF researcher Yang Yang has come up with a new hybrid nanomateria
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The five industries leading the IoT revolution | ZDNet

The five industries leading the IoT revolution | ZDNet | Technology | Scoop.it
Manufacturing, transportation, and utilities top the list of industries investing the most in the Internet of Things. But others are catching up.
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A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger | Technology | Scoop.it
A Finnish research team has taken a step towards the future of food by developing a method for producing food from electricity.
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Technological Fixes for Climate Change

Technological Fixes for Climate Change | Technology | Scoop.it
Climate change is a very real problem; here we explore the various geoengineering solutions currently in development which may help.
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SpaceX's Reusable Rockets Could Save the Company a Lot of Money

SpaceX's Reusable Rockets Could Save the Company a Lot of Money | Technology | Scoop.it
Elon Musk revealed on Twitter that SpaceX is getting close to recovering and reusing payload fairings, which would cut SpaceX's rocket costs by $6 million.
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A New Technology Could Provide 40% of the World's Energy Needs, and It's Carbon-Neutral

A New Technology Could Provide 40% of the World's Energy Needs, and It's Carbon-Neutral | Technology | Scoop.it
Researchers have combined technologies that produce energy where salt and fresh water meet to invent a more efficient system to harness clean energy.
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Robotics, the Next Big Thing in Higher Education?

Robotics, the Next Big Thing in Higher Education? | Technology | Scoop.it

"Without a doubt, robotics is the next big thing in education. Like it or not, robots and robotics are the future. The sooner we accept robotics in schools and educate our children about robotics, the more prepared they will be for that future. At the moment, robotics is a reality at universities around the world, but imagine the possibilities if children entered those college programs already equipped with some robotic knowledge. In this article, we have listed some interesting stories from universities to prove that there is already quite an interest in robotics after high school. Geoffrey Louie, a former …"

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New "Breakthrough Work" Finally Lets Us Trigger Artificial Photosynthesis

New "Breakthrough Work" Finally Lets Us Trigger Artificial Photosynthesis | Technology | Scoop.it
A researcher has created an affordable synthetic material that mimics the natural process of photosynthesis.
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Verily’s health research watch is super discreet but knows everything about you

Verily’s health research watch is super discreet but knows everything about you | Technology | Scoop.it
The watch collects your heart rate and rhythms, but it only tells you the time and date.
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The inventor of Li-ion batteries is developing a vastly superior battery technology

The inventor of Li-ion batteries is developing a vastly superior battery technology | Technology | Scoop.it
Lithium-ion batteries currently power many of our modern appliances. You will find them used in mobile devices, electric cars, various tools, medical equipment, and many other fields, so one would naturally assume that the the Li-ion technology will also be widespread in th
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