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The Future Of AI Will Be Stacked

Posted in Software on 20th Oct, 2014 01:21 AM
by AlexMuller
it’s reasonable to expect that major players like Apple, IBM, Google and Microsoft will lead a fierce consolidation effort for the AI market over the next five years.
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Google tests waters for potential ultra-fast wireless service

Posted in Online on 20th Oct, 2014 01:12 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is preparing to test new technology that may provide the foundation for a wireless version of its high-speed "Fiber" Internet service,
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+25

MAVEN spacecraft provides look at Martian upper atmosphere

Posted in Science on 20th Oct, 2014 12:53 AM
by AlexMuller
MAVEN’s main mission is to study the effect of the Sun on the Martian atmosphere and has hit the ground running.
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+17

Bigger Than The Saturn V, Bound for Deep Space

Posted in Hardware on 19th Oct, 2014 12:07 AM
by AlexMuller
Part space shuttle, part Apollo era rocket, the Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever built. Will it be the best?
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+28

Eye implants signal the end for reading glasses

Posted in Medicine on 19th Oct, 2014 12:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Implants are set to get far more common, with the development of an implantable ring that combats the effects of blurriness in ageing eyes.
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+31

Robot to perform brain surgery through cheek

Posted in Medicine on 18th Oct, 2014 11:55 PM
by AlexMuller
A new technique in which a robot performs the surgery by entering through the cheek. This could minimize how invasive the procedure is and reduce recovery time.
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+23

Could the moon provide all of Earth's power?

Posted in Business on 18th Oct, 2014 11:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Shimizu Corporation has a proposition that could end the world’s energy crisis by generating all of Earth’s power on the moon.
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+37

The Space Station Is Getting A UPS-Style Shipping Service

Posted in Science on 17th Oct, 2014 08:21 PM
by AlexMuller
A new vehicle design could enable same-day shipping from the ISS to Earth, making science experiements in microgravity cheaper and easier.
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+21

Junk food diet may be worse for male brains

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2014 08:17 PM
by AlexMuller
Stuffing down a burger and coke may be more harmful for men than women, if the results of a new mouse study apply to humans.
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+26

3D printing helps build upper jaw prosthetic for cancer patient

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2014 08:10 PM
by AlexMuller
A 3D printed model of the patient's jaw helped surgeon's overcome problems posed by his inability to open his mouth.
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+39

How myths about the brain are hampering teaching

Posted in Science on 17th Oct, 2014 07:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Teachers in the UK, Holland, Turkey, Greece and China were presented with seven “neuromyths” and asked whether they believe them to be true.
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+18

Mercury's hidden water-ice revealed

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2014 11:26 PM
by AlexMuller
A Nasa spacecraft has provided the first optical images of ice within shadowed craters on Mercury.
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+37

Suspended Animation In Space Travel: What Scientists Still Need To Learn

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2014 11:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Human hibernation could be a great way to get to Mars (and beyond), but a few big questions remain.
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+27

Mars One design not feasible, MIT researchers find

Posted in Business on 16th Oct, 2014 11:11 PM
by AlexMuller
MIT researchers have developed a detailed settlement analysis tool to assess the feasibility of the Mars One plans to establish the first human colony on Mars by 2025.
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+24

How big data is beginning to change how medicine works

Posted in Software on 16th Oct, 2014 11:03 PM
by AlexMuller
The hope is that big data analytics will help to make sense of seemingly endless streams of medical information.
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+46

New lead for potential Parkinson’s treatment: Effects of high-risk Parkinson’s mutation are reversible

Posted in Medicine on 15th Oct, 2014 10:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Evidence on how to target and reverse the effects caused by one of the most common genetic causes of Parkinson’s.
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+27