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Podcast: Why Blockchain Creates A New 'Architecture of Trust':


Wharton professor Kevin Werbach explains why the blockchain is upending the business world. Wharton legal studies and business ethics professor Kevin Werbach talks about the transformative potential ...


With Bios Urn's public launch, everyone can grow a plant with their loved one's remains:


Many people today seek an alternative to the toxic burial industry, if the overwhelming interest in Bios Urn https://urnabios.com/ is any indication. The company - which Inhabitat has covered since ...


Crispr May Cure All Genetic Disease--One Day:


Jennifer Doudna was sitting in her UC Berkeley office when she got the first call from a reporter asking what she thought about scientists using Crispr to modify embryos. At the time, the embryos in question ...


Amazon Imagines a Future of Infinite Computing Power:


When David Limp thinks about the future of Alexa, the AI assistant he oversees at Amazon, he imagines a world not unlike Star Trek--a future in which you could be anywhere, asking anything, and an ambient ...


MakerSpace gets new 3D printer, other new equipment at Missoula Public Library:


Thanks to some help from the Friends of Missoula Public Library, the library's MakerSpace just received a new 3D printer for patrons to use to print out 3D objects, as well as to learn about the growing ...


The next 10 years in tech with Walt Mossberg:


This week we celebrated the long, illustrious career of Walt Mossberg, who is retiring after spending 26 years writing about tech at Recode, the Verge and the Wall Street Journal. But before he steps ...


uBeam's Meredith Perry shows her stealth wireless charging technology really works:


In late May, Perry broke her media silence, giving USA TODAY a first, close look at uBeam's developing technology in action. The approach harnesses ultrasound and optical lasers to charge multiple phones ...


Scientists Claim to Have Invented The World's First Quantum-Proof Blockchain:




The creator of Android has unveiled his vision of the ultimate smartphone:


What do you really need out of a smartphone? Developer Andy Rubin -- the creator of Android -- has tried to answer that question with a new phone aimed at delivering the basics of a high-end smartphone ...


Google co-founder Sergey Brin to build $100M+ blimp:


Google co-founder Sergey Brin reportedly has plans to build a $100 million-plus blimp. It would be the largest aircraft in the world and would be used for humanitarian missions, getting supplies, food ...


Scientists Have Reversed Age-Related Blindness by Deliberately Infecting Eyes With a Virus:


Symptoms almost completely disappeared. A small and preliminary clinical trial has found that injecting a common cold-like virus into the eyes of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients ...


Scientists Have Reversed Age-Related Blindness by Deliberately Infecting Eyes With a Virus:


Symptoms almost completely disappeared. A small and preliminary clinical trial has found that injecting a common cold-like virus into the eyes of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients ...


Early Stage: In the middle of the wilderness, but not out of service:


Startup of the week: Who they are: Somewear, a startup backed by Highway1, a San Francisco-based incubator for hardware startups. What they do: Their first product is Relay, the world's smallest ...


First paralysed human treated with stem cells has now regained his upper body movement:


Imagine losing control of your car and waking up in the hospital paralysed from the neck down. This is the story of Kristopher Boesen, who experienced a life-changing moment where his car spiralled out ...


How Blockchain Could Rebuild The Healthcare Industry:


A growing number of blockchain startups are launching products that use cryptocurrency's technological building blocks to fix outdated health care models. Today, the healthcare application program interface ...


20 Tech Visionaries Who Are Creating the Future:


Microsoft will build computers even more sleek and beautiful than Apple's. Robots will 3-D-print cool shoes that are personalized just for you. (And you'll get them in just a few short days.) Neural networks ...


This device can tell if your food has gluten:


More than 3 million people in the U.S. are allergic to gluten. The 'Nima Sensor' is a pocket-sized device that can give you a piece of mind on whether your food really has gluten or if it was cross-contaminated. You ...


How Crispr Could Snip Away Some of Humanity's Worst Diseases:


Imagine a world where, instead of removing her breasts, Angelina Jolie could instead have taken a dose of genes that snip away the BRCA2 genes that threatened her with cancer. That's the difference between ...


New way to invest in Blockchain technologies is open to all:


Imagine a way to invest money in the latest tech without having to pay brokers fees or go through exchange companies. Blockchain Capital http://blockchain.capital/ is proving its credentials as a pioneer ...


Closer to a cure: CRISPR cuts HIV from its cellular hideout:


Last year, researchers at Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh unveiled a proof-of-concept study that described how the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool could be used to eliminate HIV from ...


I'm gonn need to pop more pills... Exercise-in-a-pill increases endurance, fat burning:


It's well known that the way to increase fitness and endurance is through training, but what if the same effects could be achieved with a drug, a kind of "workout pill?" Scientists at the Salk Institute ...


"Loco" on Netflix - Montana-based sitcom starts filming in Laurel:


A new sitcom highlighting family life in a small town in Montana could soon be seen on Netflix. Crews shot the first part of the series at the Caboose Saloon in Laurel on Sunday. The show called ...


20 Tech Visionaries Who Are Creating the Future:


Microsoft will build computers even more sleek and beautiful than Apple's. Robots will 3-D-print cool shoes that are personalized just for you. (And you'll get them in just a few short days.) Neural networks ...


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 ...

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