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Tech world debate on robots and jobs heats up

Posted in Business on 27th Mar, 2017 07:48 PM
by Alex Muller
Recent advances in artificial intelligence and robotics are heightening concerns about automation replacing a growing number of occupations.
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Chemical energy storage with water heating solar panels enables a conversion of more than 80 percent of the incoming sunlight

Posted in Science on 27th Mar, 2017 07:37 PM
by Alex Muller
The stored energy can be transported and then released as heat whenever needed.
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+11

Blood test detects cancer and pinpoints location before symptoms appear

Posted in Science on 27th Mar, 2017 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
A blood test which not only detects cancer but identifies where it is in the body, has been developed by scientists.
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+14

The U.S. will be hit worse by job automation than other major economies

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2017 07:56 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study from PwC estimates that 38 percent of U.S. jobs could be lost to automation in the next 15 years.
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+48

Elon Musk says Tesla will start taking orders for Solar Roofs in April

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2017 07:49 PM
by Alex Muller
A key pillar in Elon Musk’s vision for Tesla and SolarCity is becoming a reality next month.
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+34

Impact crater linked to Martian tsunamis

Posted in Science on 26th Mar, 2017 07:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have located an impact crater linked to powerful tsunamis that swept across part of ancient Mars.
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+21

Google Develops A Deep Learning Machine That Could Learn As Fast As Humans

Posted in Software on 25th Mar, 2017 02:27 PM
by Alex Muller
By replicating how the brain works, the search giant can now train its AI to learn faster.
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+33

Google’s Calico partners with new biotech firm to develop anti-aging and cancer drugs

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2017 02:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The firms wants to create medicines to sniff out proteins that may help cause cancers and destroy them.
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+46

25 US Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Posted in Business on 25th Mar, 2017 02:20 PM
by Alex Muller
'Politics has nothing to do with it for me. Clean energy just makes good economic sense'
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+42

New Lenses Could Give You Super Color Vision

Posted in Science on 25th Mar, 2017 02:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Thanks to the architecture in our eyes, we see but a small subset of the hues that make up the visible spectrum.
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+28

This company replaced 90% of its workforce with machines. Here's what happened

Posted in Business on 24th Mar, 2017 07:18 PM
by Alex Muller
As technology improves, the range of tasks that can be taken over by automated systems will continue to expand.
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+43

China working on reusing rocket stages and will try to use parachutes and airbags to recover stages

Posted in Hardware on 24th Mar, 2017 07:07 PM
by Alex Muller
China is developing a rocket stage and engine recovery system.
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+26

Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'

Posted in Medicine on 24th Mar, 2017 06:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards mass-producing red blood cells suitable for donation.
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+34

A brain-computer interface for controlling VR with your mind

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:29 PM
by Alex Muller
The startup Neurable thinks its brain-computer interface will be fast and accurate enough for playing games in VR.
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+48

One Powerful Way the U.S. Could Boost Solar Adoption

Posted in Business on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:17 PM
by Alex Muller
A new report suggests that playing nice with China could be the key to success.
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+23

Old blood can be made young again and it might fight aging

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:12 PM
by Alex Muller
A protein can boost blood stem cells, making them behave like those of younger people. Is it the key to harnessing young blood’s rejuvenating power?
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+41

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