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New Study: Researchers Invent Mind-Reading Machine that Reads Thought Process

Posted by on July 5, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 6 Comments
New Study: Researchers Invent Mind-Reading Machine that Reads Thought Process

The research team from the University of Oregon, United States, are said to have developed a system that can read people’s thoughts via brain scans, and rebuild the faces they were visualizing in their heads.

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What Caused the First Human Death in Self-Driving Car: Sensors “Aren’t Sophisticated Enough…”

Posted by on July 3, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 13 Comments
What Caused the First Human Death in Self-Driving Car: Sensors “Aren’t Sophisticated Enough…”

Tesla’s sensors were not “sophisticated enough to overcome blindness from bright or low contrast light.” Videographers know how easily blown-out light that is too bright can ruin an otherwise well-composed shot. Cameras can do a lot, but digital sensors aren’t usually good at compensating for this issue.

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This Invention Is Helping To Solve The Water Crisis In The Easiest Way

Posted by on June 30, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 30 Comments
This Invention Is Helping To Solve The Water Crisis In The Easiest Way

The Hippo Water Roller was designed to alleviate the daily struggle of women and children, the primary water-retrievers, by helping them to more easily transport more water than they can usually carry in one trip.

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Stephen Hawking: Governments are Engaged in an AI Arms Race That Could Destroy Humanity

Posted by on June 29, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 15 Comments
Stephen Hawking: Governments are Engaged in an AI Arms Race That Could Destroy Humanity

Hawking added: The funding for projects directly beneficial to the human race, such as improved medical screening seems a somewhat lower priority (than designing planes and weapons with intelligent technologies).

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Companies Begin Planting Microchips Under the Skin of Their Employees

Posted by on June 27, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 5 Comments
Companies Begin Planting Microchips Under the Skin of Their Employees

Some predict that one day it won’t be a matter of choice, or that the use of implants and other types of bio-enhancement and connectivity will become so commonplace as to be expected, if not required. The fear is that we will lose our freedom and privacy in the process.

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Dutch Inventor Aims to Harness the Waves to Clean Up the Seas

Dutch Inventor Aims to Harness the Waves to Clean Up the Seas

The Dutch inventor [21-year old Boyan Slat] of a ground-breaking project to remove millions of tonnes of plastics floating in “great garbage patches” in the oceans Wednesday unveiled his first prototype to help clean up the seas.

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Self-Learning Robot Escapes Testing Ground and Goes Missing for 45 Minutes

Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 4 Comments
Self-Learning Robot Escapes Testing Ground and Goes Missing for 45 Minutes

Promobot escaped its testing area and tied up nearby traffic. It was missing for 45 minutes before its battery died.

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Amazing New Machine Turns Food Waste into Energy

Amazing New Machine Turns Food Waste into Energy

The machine, which is temporarily available for $995, is part of an initiative to help create more sustainable energy as well as provide electricity and gas for cooking in parts of the world where it is spotty or lacking. The machine is also portable, and can be easily packed up and moved, which makes it a fantastic invention for those without a permanent home looking to provide electricity and gas to temporary shelters.

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Is This the World’s Oldest Computer? 2,100-Year-Old Mechanical Relic Acted As an Astronomer’s ‘Guide to the Galaxy’

Posted by on June 13, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
Is This the World’s Oldest Computer? 2,100-Year-Old Mechanical Relic Acted As an Astronomer’s ‘Guide to the Galaxy’

The team says the mechanism was a calendar of the sun and the moon that showed the phases of the moon, the position of the sun and the moon in the zodiac, the position of the planets and predicted eclipses. Nothing of the sort was known to be made for well over 1,000 years.

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How Is Your Phone Changing You? (Video)

Posted by on June 11, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
How Is Your Phone Changing You? (Video)

Of the approximately 7 billion people on the planet some 6 billion of them possess a cell phone. That’s quite remarkable seeing that only 4.5 billion have a working toilet. Watch as AsapSCIENCE cover the body and brain changes that occur for users of the popular gadget.

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Amazon CEO Bezos Has a Plan to Save the Planet, and It’s Crazy Enough to Work

Posted by on June 10, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 10 Comments
Amazon CEO Bezos Has a Plan to Save the Planet, and It’s Crazy Enough to Work

“All of our heavy industry will be moved off-planet,” Bezos said. “And Earth will be zoned Residential and Light Industrial. And that just makes a lot of sense. You shouldn’t be doing heavy industry on Earth. Resources are more plentiful in space.”

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11 Awe-Inspiring African Cities That Are Changing the Face Of Urban Living In The Future.

Posted by on June 9, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 12 Comments
11 Awe-Inspiring African Cities That Are Changing the Face Of Urban Living In The Future.

Here are five futuristic African cities that already exist, plus six more that are being built.

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New Idea: Researchers Looking to Develop 3D Food Printer to Help End World Hunger

Posted by on June 2, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 3 Comments
New Idea: Researchers Looking to Develop 3D Food Printer to Help End World Hunger

Although 3D printing of food is still in its infancy, some scientists are skeptical of the idea. Some believe the goal of making food from a powder is unlikely to hit mass-market acceptance.

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What You Don’t Know About Lake Electricity Could Kill You

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Nature, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 3 Comments
What You Don’t Know About Lake Electricity Could Kill You

It was a terrible accident on the water that took Carmen’s life on April 16, and her parents, Jimmy and Casey, are warning others about the potential dangers.

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Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

Posted by on May 29, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 13 Comments
Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

The space elevator would cut the cost of space flight by around one third because shuttles would not need to carry enormous amounts of fuel to get themselves off the ground.

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