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Is Tin the Two-Dimensional Material of the Future?

(http://spectrum.ieee.org) - scanned by: Scanmeister 9 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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Biotechnology

Monkeys Control Coordinated Arms Using BMI

(http://singularityhub.com) - scanned by: Joe Meme 9 months ago
The findings will support the Walk Again Project, a Duke-led international consortium of BMI researchers that to unveil prototype robotic exoskeleton that lets quadriplegics walk at the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup 2014 More>>>
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Biotechnology

Replacement Bones, Grown to Order in the Lab

(http://www.nytimes.com) - scanned by: il pinolo over 4 years ago
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, a professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia University, has solved one of many problems on the way to successful bone implants: how to grow new bones in the anatomical shape of the original. 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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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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Diamandis: Countries & Companies Will Race to M...

(http://www.huffingtonpost.com) - scanned by: Accel Rose over 4 years ago
X-Prize Foundation CEO Peter Diamandis predicts the human reaction to the knowledge that there's water on the moon. More>>>
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Biotechnology

Stem Cell Research Made Safer with Latest Disco...

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
The discovery could have a significant impact on the future use of stem cells in regenerative medicine More>>>
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Technology

The Origin of Artificial Species: Creating Arti...

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Bora over 5 years ago
Recently, a team of researchers has designed computer-coded genomes for artificial creatures in which a specific personality is encoded. The ability to give artificial life forms their own individual personalities could not only improve the natura... More>>>
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Biotechnology

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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Healing the Heart with Bone-Marrow Cells

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Bora over 5 years ago
Injecting the hearts of angina sufferers with cells extracted from their own bone marrow can reverse the condition and relieve its symptoms, a new study suggests. More>>>
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Military to Focus on Cybersecurity

(http://online.wsj.com) - scanned by: Marc Cobb over 5 years ago
A new Obama initiative is in the works to increase the government's efforts to protect the nation's cyber boarders. The move comes amid growing evidence that sophisticated cyberspies are attacking the U.S. electric grid and key defense programs. More>>>
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