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Is Tin the Two-Dimensional Material of the Future?

(http://spectrum.ieee.org) - scanned by: Scanmeister 11 months ago
Researchers at U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have simulated what would happen if you whittled a topological insulator down to a single atomic layer—a two-dimensional material like gr... More>>>
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Future Human Evolution Art Gallery

(http://humansfuture.org) - scanned by: evo4ata over 4 years ago
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The world's only immortal animal

(http://green.yahoo.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 years ago
The turritopsis nutricula species of jellyfish may be the only animal in the world to have truly discovered the fountain of youth. Since it is capable of cycling from a mature adult stage to an immature polyp stage and back again, there may be ... More>>>
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Fake blood 2.0?

(http://www.the-scientist.com) - scanned by: Bora over 4 years ago
Newly created synthetic particles that mimic red blood cells may one day carry drug molecules and/or oxygen through bloodstreams, according to researchers writing in this week's issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). More>>>
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Technology

IBM's Blue Gene Models Cat's Entire Brain

(http://www.popsci.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 years ago
Using 144 terabytes of RAM, scientists simulate a cat's cerebral cortex based on 1 billion neurons and 10 trillion synapses More>>>
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Computers Faster Only for 75 More Years?

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 years ago
A pair of physicists has shown that computers have a speed limit as unbreakable as the speed of light More>>>
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Ten Young Geniuses Shaking Up Science Today

(http://www.popsci.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
We have a credo around here: The future will be better. It may sound optimistic in light of our wheezing environment and limping economy, but then you haven’t met the Brilliant 10, PopSci’s annual selection of the nation’s most promising young res... More>>>
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Biotechnology

A pill for longer life?

(http://www.nature.com) - scanned by: Bora over 5 years ago
Rapamycin, a drug commonly used in humans to prevent transplanted organs from being rejected, has been found to extend the lives of mice by up to 14% — even when given to the mice late in life. More>>>
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The Future of Human Evolution

(http://www.humansfuture.org) - scanned by: evo4ata over 5 years ago
Scientific and speculative articles about the future of human evolution regarding to artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, transhumanism, nanotechnology, space colonization, time travel, life extension and human enhancement More>>>
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Robot achieves scientific first

(http://www.ft.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
A laboratory robot called Adam has been hailed as the first machine in history to have discovered new scientific knowledge independently of its human creators. More>>>
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Gene Transfer Offers HIV Hope

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Bora over 5 years ago
A new approach protects monkeys from a virus that closely resembles HIV. More>>>
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Communication

The Power of False Remembering

(http://www.kk.org) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
"Deep mysteries of human nature will be exposed by self-tracking, aspects of our behavior so disconcerting and bizarre that they will lead us to question whether we understand ourselves at all. I know this is true because such disconcerting r... More>>>
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