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Biotechnology

Existing anti-obesity drugs may be effective a...

(http://www.betterhumans.com) - scanned by: Lani over 5 years ago
Viruses dramatically increase cellular metabolism, and existing anti-obesity drugs may represent a new way to block these metabolic changes and inhibit viral infection, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Biotechnology. More>>>
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Culture

Old people Facebook disasters

(http://www.socialmedia.biz) - scanned by: Lani over 5 years ago
Old people Facebook disasters. Professionals over 30 have joined the networking site in droves, but with great convenience can come great embarrassment. More>>>
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Culture

The Chronicle of the Future

(http://www.chronicle-future.co.uk) - scanned by: jharper over 5 years ago
This site presents "tomorrow's news today" from 2008 thru 2050 - sometimes serious; somtimes humorous. More>>>
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Transportation

As America Implodes, The Bike Industry Booms

(http://blog.wired.com) - scanned by: christinep over 5 years ago
The Kaiser commercial depicts a society where the world eats healthy and everyone rides a bike. With the bike industry getting bigger, we could be looking at this scenario much sooner than later. More>>>
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Education

Next Academic Hotspot: the Web Science Degree

(http://blogs.zdnet.com) - scanned by: christinep over 5 years ago
The possiblity of a computer science degree being replaced by a web science degree. More>>>
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Environment

Detroit to World: Nobody has Killed the Electri...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
It is a great time to be a professional futurist working in the automobile sector!! We see clearly how quickly change can happen- and how the public’s most deeply held assumptions about the future can be revised in only a few years. The ... More>>>
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Technology

Robotic surgery lowers risk of a serious compli...

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
The use of a robot to assist with the most commonly performed weight-loss surgery appears to significantly lower a patient's risk of developing a rare but serious complication. More>>>
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Transportation

Chrysler to Sell Electric Vehicles in U.S.

(http://gas2.org) - scanned by: fantasywriter over 5 years ago
"Chrysler has announced that it is working on an electric powered version of its Voyager MPV, which could be put into commercial production as early as 2010." More>>>
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The_web

The Future of Media: Huffington Post Predictions

(http://www.huffingtonpost.com) - scanned by: Zora Styrian over 5 years ago
some predictions on the future of media More>>>
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media, future, internet, newspapers, publishing, newmedia
Business_work

Music 2.0 - The Future of Music

(http://www.slideshare.net) - scanned by: gleonhard over 5 years ago
The Future of Music is shaping up all around us: 'feels like free' digital music flat rates, legal sharing and 'Music Like Water'. Friction IS Fiction and the new music industry will be 100% web-native. Watch this slideshow by Media Futurist Ge... More>>>
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Biotechnology

Unlearning Disease

(http://www.jumpthecurve.net) - scanned by: juldrich over 5 years ago
As a result of continuing advances in genomics -- not to mention a host of other "omics" -- how we classify and treat disease will likely undergo a significant amount of change in the near future. More>>>
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Culture

Transhumanism is not a form if Social Darwinism

(http://www.sentientdevelopments...) - scanned by: AJ0111 over 5 years ago
Rather, transhumanism should be seen as a force for social justice, egalitarianism and a means to reduce human suffering. And of course, as a way for people to experience life at its maximum potential. More>>>
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