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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 02:22:12 PM mt

This Chip Uses Electricity to Reprogram Cells for Healing



It sounds like science fiction: with a light zap of electricity, a tiny stamp-like device transforms your skin cells into reservoirs of blood vessels or brain cells, ready to heal you from within. Recently, a team of medical mavericks at the Ohio State University introduced a device that does just that. The technology, dubbed tissue []

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Monday August 21, 2017 @ 09:13:36 AM mt

Why We Should Send All Our Politicians to Space



Our world is far from perfect. While the world has been getting better in many ways, we are also continuously faced with challenges. War, political conflict, and social injustices continue to hinder human progress. All one needs to do is turn on a mainstream news channel and watch the issues that our world is faced []

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Sunday August 20, 2017 @ 11:29:00 AM mt

Civilization Is Breaking DownHeres What We Need to Do About It



I think civilization is fundamentally breaking down today. These were the opening words of Salim Ismails talk at Singularity Universitys Global Summit in San Francisco this week. Not the most uplifting intro. But the good news is, Ismail had some pretty unique insight to share about the nature of the problems society is facing, and []

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Saturday August 19, 2017 @ 11:14:43 AM mt

The Weeks Awesome Stories From Around the Web Through August 19



BIOHACKING Biohackers Encoded Malware in a Strand of DNA Andy Greenberg | WIRED Regardless of any practical reason for the research, however, the notion of building a computer attackknown as an exploitwith nothing but the information stored in a strand of DNA represented an epic hacker challenge for the University of Washington team. MEDICINE Doctors []

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Friday August 18, 2017 @ 12:01:34 PM mt

Which of These Emerging Technologies Will Be the Next Big Thing



We tend to think of tech visionaries as inventors with a brilliant idea that no one understands. Because the world isnt quite ready, they have to pitch their invention to anyone wholl listen. Their ideas are either crazy or geniusno ones sure because theyre so novel. Theres another kind of tech visionary. This person has []

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Thursday August 17, 2017 @ 02:32:10 PM mt

12 Companies That Are Making the World a Better Place



The Singularity University Global Summit in San Francisco this week brought brilliant minds together from all over the world to share a passion for using science and technology to solve the worlds most pressing challenges. Solving these challenges means ensuring basic needs are met for all people. It means improving quality of life and mitigating []

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Thursday August 17, 2017 @ 02:32:10 PM mt

Risk Takers Are Back in the Space Raceand Thats a Good Thing



In a fight between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, who would win? Peter Diamandis asked Blue Origins Erika Wagner to kick off a conversation with a panel of space entrepreneurs at Singularity Universitys Global Summit this week in San Francisco. So, Peter, let me tell you about what were doing at Blue Origin, Wagner answered []

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Wednesday August 16, 2017 @ 03:09:34 PM mt

These 7 Forces Are Changing the World at an Extraordinary Rate



It was the Greek philosopher Heraclitus who first said, The only thing that is constant is change. He was onto something. But even he would likely be left speechless at the scale and pace of change the world has experienced in the past 100 yearsnot to mention the past 10. Since 1917, the global population []

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Wednesday August 16, 2017 @ 03:09:34 PM mt

Nanotechnology Future of Everything With Jason Silva Part 5



In the latest installment ofSingularity Universitys newweb series, Future of Everything With Jason Silva, Silva discusses how nanotechnology will transform the world in ways we can hardly fathom. Nanotech allows us to pattern atoms, allowing us to manipulate the building blocks of the physical world. We can move beyond scarcity because everything is made of []

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Tuesday August 15, 2017 @ 01:44:50 PM mt

Gene Editing in Human Embryos Leaps ForwardHeres the Science



Imagine walking down the street with a ticking time bomb in your chest, never knowing when your heart may explode. Or going through five decades of life, having kids, and always wondering when your mind will finally slip away from you. Or worse yet, knowing that one day the same will inevitably happen to your []

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