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The Way We'll Work - The Future of Work

(http://www.time.com) - scanned by: Bora over 4 years ago
Here are 10 ways your job will change. In fact, it already has. More>>>
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Technology

The Origin of Artificial Species: Creating Arti...

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Bora over 4 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

Tiny Implants for Treating Chronic Pain

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Bora over 4 years ago
A tiny injectable implant, smaller than a grain of rice, might one day take the place of large neural stimulators used to treat chronic pain and other neurological disorders. More>>>
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Biotechnology

Gene Transfer Offers HIV Hope

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Bora over 4 years ago
A new approach protects monkeys from a virus that closely resembles HIV. More>>>
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Social_issues

Robot Warrior Ethical Guide in the Works

(http://dsc.discovery.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
Ronald Arkin, a professor of computer science at Georgia Tech, is in the first stages of developing an "ethical governor," a package of software and hardware that tells robots when and what to fire. His book on the subject, "Governi... More>>>
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Biotechnology

Stem Cell Research Made Safer with Latest Disco...

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 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

Robot to create Facebook profile

(http://news.bbc.co.uk) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 4 years ago
Researchers are giving a robot its own Facebook profile page to help foster meaningful relationships with people. More>>>
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The Island Where People Live Longer

(http://www.npr.org) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 years ago
The island of Icaria could be the newest of the world's so-called blue zones — places where residents have unusually long life spans. More>>>
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Gadgets

A Silver Ooze That Could Shrink the iPod

(http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
"Bill Watkins, the outspoken former chief executive of Seagate, wants to make a thinner iPod. The Silicon Valley veteran has joined the board of Vertical Circuits, a start-up that has come up with a technique for cramming large amounts of fla... More>>>
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Communication

The Power of False Remembering

(http://www.kk.org) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
"Deep mysteries of human nature will be exposed by self-tracking, aspects of our behavior so disconcerting and bizarre that they will lead us to question whether we understand ourselves at all. I know this is true because such disconcerting r... More>>>
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Diet Band-Aid (good for those who want to go on...

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Konkrete over 4 years ago
It could be a dieter's best friend or worst nightmare: technology that knows how much a person has just eaten, knows how many calories he has burned off, offers suggestions for improving resolve and success, and never lets him cheat. And it's all ... More>>>
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Diet Band-Aid (good for those who want to go on...

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Konkrete over 4 years ago
It could be a dieter's best friend or worst nightmare: technology that knows how much a person has just eaten, knows how many calories he has burned off, offers suggestions for improving resolve and success, and never lets him cheat. And it's all ... More>>>
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