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New Technology Allows Human Activity To Generate Renewable Energy

Posted by on January 19, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
New Technology Allows Human Activity To Generate Renewable Energy

A team of engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have recently developed a unique flooring made of entirely renewable and economical material, which creates energy through footsteps. Similarly to this, another group of mechanical engineers at the university had developed a technology which allows energy to be generated through a pair of shoes.

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Using This New Technology, a Water Surplus Was Created In One of the Driest Countries on Earth

Posted by on January 15, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Using This New Technology, a Water Surplus Was Created In One of the Driest Countries on Earth

Only a few years ago, Israel was in the middle of one of its worst droughts in at least 900 years. With a national campaign to conserve and reuse water along with the massive desalination plant, Israel now has a water surplus. 55 percent of Israel’s domestic water now comes from the Mediterranean Sea, through the Sorek plant.

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[Watch] Tesla’s Autopilot Predicts Crash Before It Happened (Freakishly Early)

Posted by on January 10, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
[Watch] Tesla’s Autopilot Predicts Crash Before It Happened (Freakishly Early)

Before the driver, whose Tesla car was going 113 km/hr (70 mph), noticed anything unusual, an alert sounded in the car – the Autopilot’s Forward Collision Warning. In this scenario, the car pressed down on the auto brakes to prevent a potential impact up ahead. A second later…

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This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases From Just One Breath

Posted by on January 5, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases From Just One Breath

The breathalyzer analyzes microscopic compounds — called volatile organic compounds (VOCs) — to detect each condition. Researchers invited about 1,400 people from five different countries to breathe into the device, which is still in its testing phases. The breathalyzer could identify each person’s disease with 86 percent accuracy, the researchers said.

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Famous Japanese Designer Creates Solar Coat Capable of Charging Phones and Tablets [Photos]

Posted by on January 4, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Famous Japanese Designer Creates Solar Coat Capable of Charging Phones and Tablets [Photos]

Junya Watanabe has taken his techno-design exploits to another level, fusing his already quirky aesthetic ability with wearable modern day technology. Watanabe has designed a wearable coat, created with solar technology to charge phones, tablets and other smart personal devices.

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Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

People have come to see multi-tasking as a virtue, and so have required companies to make communication easier and faster. Facebook Messenger, for instance, has become a powerful tool for people to connect with each other.

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The Biosolar Revolution: How Jellyfish May Help Solve The Energy Crisis

Posted by on December 27, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
The Biosolar Revolution: How Jellyfish May Help Solve The Energy Crisis

The field of biosolar technology, which uses biological material to trap the sun’s energy, promises to revolutionize solar power as conventional solar cells are often not very environmentally friendly to produce despite their rapidly decreasing cost. Though the field of solar power has been dominated for years by photo-voltaic cells, the idea of harnessing the photosynthetic components of living organisms is very appealing.

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The United Nations Will Take On ‘Killer Robots’ in 2017

Posted by on December 25, 2016 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
The United Nations Will Take On ‘Killer Robots’ in 2017

Are you worried that the future may look a lot like ‘Terminator’? Good news, the UN has finally agreed to officially look at the issue of dealing with weaponized Artificial Intelligence. Read this!

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World’s First Scarf With Built-In Technology Filters 95% Of Airborne Contaminants

Posted by on December 14, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
World’s First Scarf With Built-In Technology Filters 95% Of Airborne Contaminants

The Bioscarf is made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials. And, for every product sold, a Bioscarf is donated to an individual affected by air pollution.

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Company Claims That Brain Transplants Could Bring Back the Dead by 2045

Posted by on December 13, 2016 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Technology with 40 Comments
Company Claims That Brain Transplants Could Bring Back the Dead by 2045

The quest for immortality has been with the human race since its inception. The author weighs in on what is now being called the new era of cyborgs, where it is seem that brain transplants could revive the dead.

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Paris Makes All Public Transport Free To Battle The Worst Air Pollution In 10 Years

Paris Makes All Public Transport Free To Battle The Worst Air Pollution In 10 Years

Air pollution has been of growing concern for many, many decades, causing environmental effects like acid rain, haze, eutrophication, ozone depletion, crop and forest depletion, global climate change, and effects on wildlife. It also wreaks havoc on human health, with long-term effects including cancer, damage to the immune, neurological, reproductive, and respiratory systems.

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Researchers on the Verge of Creating Artificial Intelligence/Human Hybrids

Researchers on the Verge of Creating Artificial Intelligence/Human Hybrids

Citing “neuroprosthetics” like cochlear implants, Bryan Johnson of Braintree envisions BCI (brain-computer interface), a synergistic relationship between the central nervous system and external computing devices. A brain-computer interface, in the context of advanced transhumanism and taken to its logical conclusion, is AI/human hybrids.

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Is a New Memory-Enhancing Device, Currently in Development, a Bad Idea?

Is a New Memory-Enhancing Device, Currently in Development, a Bad Idea?

There are some undeniable points to be made about a drug, or an implant, that can enhance intelligence: If people have the choice to enhance their mental abilities with medication or an implant, what does that mean for society? Because if we all have access to the same enhancement, would it be an enhancement, or a new reality?

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Scientists Invent Nuclear Waste–Powered Diamond Battery that Lasts Over 5,000 Years

Posted by on December 11, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Scientists Invent Nuclear Waste–Powered Diamond Battery that Lasts Over 5,000 Years

A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol have developed nuclear waste–powered radioactive diamond batteries that last more than 5,000 years. The new technology — which uses a man-made diamond that generates a small electrical current when placed in a radioactive field — could simultaneously help solve the problems of radioactive nuclear waste, clean electricity generation, and battery life, the researchers claim.

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Simple 3D Water Printer Capable of Creating 2 Liters of Drinking Water Every Hour from the Air [Video]

Simple 3D Water Printer Capable of Creating 2 Liters of Drinking Water Every Hour from the Air [Video]

Jawwad Patel said the motivations for inventing the Dewdrop came after witnessing residents in the town Latur living without clean drinking water. That experience encouraged Patel to commence work on the Dewdrop, with it mind to help the Latur residents.

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