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Robot-Human Marriages Inevitable by 2050 says Levy

(http://electronics.howstuffwork...) - scanned by: Accel Rose over 4 years ago
Levy, a British researcher who recently earned a Ph.D. from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, believes that by 2050, robots and humans will be able to marry legally in the United States. He predicts that Massachusetts will lead the ... More>>>
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Biotechnology

Cognitive dysfunction reversed in mouse model o...

(http://www.sciencedaily.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 years ago
findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital shed light on the neural basis of memory defects in Down syndrome and suggest a new strategy for treating the defects with medication. More>>>
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The Future of Abstinence

(http://www.newsweek.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 years ago
It's been a mainstay of sex ed for more than a decade. Now, as the Obama administration cuts off federal funding, the movement scrambles for money. More>>>
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Robot Warrior Ethical Guide in the Works

(http://dsc.discovery.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
Ronald Arkin, a professor of computer science at Georgia Tech, is in the first stages of developing an "ethical governor," a package of software and hardware that tells robots when and what to fire. His book on the subject, "Governi... More>>>
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Communication

The Power of False Remembering

(http://www.kk.org) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 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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Medicine_health

Diet Band-Aid (good for those who want to go on...

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Konkrete over 4 years ago
It could be a dieter's best friend or worst nightmare: technology that knows how much a person has just eaten, knows how many calories he has burned off, offers suggestions for improving resolve and success, and never lets him cheat. And it's all ... More>>>
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Diet Band-Aid (good for those who want to go on...

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Konkrete over 4 years ago
It could be a dieter's best friend or worst nightmare: technology that knows how much a person has just eaten, knows how many calories he has burned off, offers suggestions for improving resolve and success, and never lets him cheat. And it's all ... More>>>
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The Age of Micronations - 7 Predictions by Thom...

(http://www.futuristspeaker.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
There has always been profit to be made and lost in coastal real estate. But these innovations in the creation of land could lead to the creation of real estate that is unattached and unaffiliated with any existing nationstate or indigenous group ... More>>>
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Culture

Technology Generation Gap at Work is Oh So Wide

(http://www.readwriteweb.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
The generation gap at work is really wide with vast discrepancies when it comes to what the appropriate use of technology is - a problem that leads to increasing tensions in the workplace. More>>>
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Biotechnology

Stem cells 'able to reverse symptoms of multipl...

(http://www.telegraph.co.uk) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 years ago
Scientists have been able to reverse the symptoms of multiple sclerosis using stem cells from patients' own body fat. More>>>
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Security

Right-wing extremism may be on rise

(http://www.cnn.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
Right-wing extremist groups may be using the recession and the election of the nation's first African-American president to recruit members, a recently released Department of Homeland Security report contends. It said real-estate foreclosures, une... More>>>
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Medical tourism: Have illness, will travel

(http://edition.cnn.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
Josef Woodman, author of Patients Beyond Borders, a guide to medical tourism, told CNN that two to three million people travel outside their home country for treatment each year More>>>
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