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The Coming Problem Of Your IPhone Being More Intelligent Than You

Ray Kurzweil made a startling prediction in 1999 that appears to be coming true: that by 2023 a $1,000 laptop would have the computing power and storage capacity of a human brain.   810 more words

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Coming Soon To A Building Near You: Tiny Robots Who Can Scale Walls, Carry 100 Times Their Weight

Mighty things come in small packages. The little robots in this video can haul things that weigh over 100 times more than themselves.

The super-strong bots – built by mechanical engineers at Stanford University in California – will be presented next month at the… 363 more words

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Virtual Reality To Resurrect Dead Loved Ones?

The hardware and software behind virtual reality is improving at a rapid rate, and that opens up new possibilities – like being able to chat with a computer-generated representation of someone who has long since shuffled off this mortal coil. 236 more words

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Mysterious X-37B Military Space Plane To Begin Secret Mission

The United States Air Force’s X-37B space plane will launch on its fourth mystery mission next month.

The unmanned X-37B space plane, which looks like a miniature version of NASA’s now-retired space shuttle orbiter, is scheduled to blast off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on May 20. 547 more words

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CRISPR treats stem cells from cystic fibrosis patients

Scientists use CRISPR to ‘cure’ cystic fibrosis in gut tissue grown from patients.

Cystic fibrosis is the most common life threatening genetic disease affecting 70 000 people worldwide. 629 more words

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Head Transplant Doctor: 'The Goal Is Immortality'

The Italian doctor who has claimed that he could transplant a man’s head onto a donor’s body has said that he could do much of the procedure in less than an hour. 600 more words

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100 Years from Now: Part 12 – Population Control

This is Part 12 of a 15 part Series on how I think life will look like in 100 year assuming Global Warming is in effect.  615 more words

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