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End Pain Forever -How a Single Gene Could Become a Volume Knob for Human Suffering:




Elon Musk's masterplan for humanity's future is beyond your wildest sci-fi dreams:


"I think we are about 8 to 10 years away from this being usable by people with no disability," Musk said. BY STAN SCHROEDER Full Story: http://mashable.com/2017/04/21/elon-musk-neuralink-brain-implants/?utm_cid=hp-hh-pri#zULgtOHGSiq0 Elon ...
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Bones would be proud - AI-powered diagnostic device takes out Tricorder XPrize - :


Launched in 2012, the Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize tasked competing teams with developing a portable and versatile medical diagnostics machine that would give people "unprecedented access" to information ...


Scientists have developed a contact lens that can figure out why you are feeling sick:


In the future, discovering what's wrong when you're feeling sick might be as easy as taking out your contacts. A research team at Oregon State is developing a bio-sensing contact lens that would be ...


The Inventor of the World Wide Web Says Computers Will Someday Run Companies Without Humans:




Gothic cathedrals inspire very thin concrete floors:


Historical construction principles have inspired a new concrete floor system that doesn't require steel reinforcement. It's only two centimeters thick and is 70 percent lighter than conventional concrete ...


The Busy Little Robot on a Quest to Help Humanity Feed Itself:


Call humanity a cancer, call it a virus, but neither of those things ever invented a robot to eyeball corn plants. Allow me to introduce you to Vinobot, the little rover on a mission to make sure crops ...


Scientists Slowly Reintroducing Small Group Of Normal, Well-Adjusted Humans Into Society:


In an ambitious attempt to revive a population long considered to be on the brink of extinction, scientists announced Friday they have slowly begun to reintroduce normal, well-adjusted human beings back ...


Healthier gut bacteria and weight loss achieved through magnetic brain stimulation:


For several years now, researchers have been building on a series of studies that have displayed links between non-invasive, deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) and reduced food cravings. Now, ...


FDA approves first drug to fight severe forms of MS:


Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) is seen as a life sentence, as the disease can seriously affect a sufferer's motor skills and cognitive abilities, but new hope might be on the way. This week, ...


Researchers Just Unveiled a New Li-Fi System That's 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi:


This new Li-Fi system uses harmless infrared rays to generate a more secure and stable wireless connection with speeds of up to 42.8 Gbit/s over a distance of 2.5 meters. The system would be a dramatic ...


Elon Musk Just Launched A Company To Merge Your Brain With A Computer:




The First Diabetic Patient Who No Longer Needs Insulin Therapy:


The doctors of the University of Miami's Diabetes Research Institute have successfully treated a patient who has been suffering from high diabetes by a unique method of treatment. Now, the doctors ...


The Future Called: We're Disgusting And Barbaric:


Humans have always done things that were considered normal at the time, that now seem horrific. Pregnancy, meat eating, and fossil fuels will all one day be unthinkable. Matt Chessen Full Story: ...


Forget Bitcoin. The Blockchain Could Reveal What's True Today and Tomorrow:


As far back as the 1880s, people stood on the curb outside the New York Stock Exchange taking bets on political elections, and newspapers would report the odds as a way of predicting the results at the ...


Meet the Remarkable Robot That Communicates Like No Other:




Nine technologies that could change the world (maybe):


Energy companies and analysts spend a lot of time gazing into metaphorical crystal balls. Oil investments can cost billions, for example; investors, for their part, want to place winning bets. McKinsey ...


Solar-powered aquaponic greenhouses grow up to 880 lbs of produce each year:


Fresh produce - ideally grown locally right in your backyard - is essential to a healthy diet, but with scores of people either lacking the space, time, or knowledge to cultivate their own food, for ...


The New Raspberry Pi Zero W Is Your Key to the Hackable Future:




Translating earphones available in more than 15 languages:


New York-based Waverly Labs http://www.waverlylabs.com/ is preparing for first distribution of its language translating Pilot earpiece, soon to work with more than 15 languages. Full Story: ...


New nanogel neutralizes deadly snake venom:


According to the World Health Organization, snakes bite an estimated 5 million people each year, killing more than 100,000 of those victims and permanently injuring hundreds of thousands more. Current ...


Regi-Robo makes cashiers and baggers redundant:


Barcodes and laser scanners may have made life easier for store cashiers, but the next evolution in checkout technology could put them out of a job. In Osaka, Japan, a Lawson convenience store, through ...


Business Giants to Announce Creation of a Computing System Based on Ethereum:


Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase and other corporate giants are joining forces to create a new kind of computing system based on the virtual currency network Ethereum. Some 30 companies are set to announce ...


How Silicon Valley Is Trying to Hack Its Way Into a Longer Life:


The titans of the tech industry are known for their confidence that they can solve any problem--even, as it turns out, the one that's defeated every other attempt so far. That's why the most far-out strategies ...


Could hearing loss be treated with a shot to the ear?:


If you've ever been warned about listening to too much loud music, then you may have heard that the sound-processing cells in our inner ear are killed by loud noises ... and they don't regenerate. Well, ...


This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical:




Ultrafast camera to improve vision of self-driving cars and drones:


To avoid accidents, self-driving cars and drones need to be able to quickly take in their surroundings even in extreme road conditions and bad weather, but conventional optical cameras aren't quite up ...


Woolly Mammoths could be 'de-extinct' in 2 years:


This whole nostalgia thing is getting out of control because scientists are about to bring back the woolly mammoth, the Guardian reports. Harvard professor George Church--who New Scientist calls a ...


Swap-in wheel converts any bike into an electric within 60 seconds:


Interested in trying an electric bike, but too attached to your traditional frame to part with it? Now there's a solution for you - the GeoOrbital bike wheel. It's a battery-powered tire that can ...


Human stem cells hunt down and kill brain cancer:


In a rapid-fire series of breakthroughs in just under a year, researchers have made another advance in the development of an effective treatment for glioblastoma, a common and aggressive brain cancer. The ...

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