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Sep 30, 2017

Hands Off With Cadillac Super Cruise, the Masterful One-Trick Pony of Self-Driving

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Despite minor gotchas—not glitches—Super Cruise is a powerful tool that is the pinnacle of Level 2 autonomy. You’ll want it on your car.

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Sep 30, 2017

Aston Martin just showed off designs for a $4 million limited edition submarine

Posted by in category: futurism

I’m sold, take my money.

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Sep 30, 2017

Scientists Just Used Gene Editing to Remove a Fatal Blood Disorder From Human Embryos

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, biotech/medical

A team of researchers from Sun Yat-sen University have used gene editing to correct a potentially fatal blood condition. This world-first accomplishment represents the first step to a future where we literally edit disease out of our bodies.

Beta-thalassemia is a blood disorder that plagues individuals throughout the entirety of their lives. There is no truly viable cure. The only real hope that people have of overcoming this disease is either a stem cell or bone marrow transplant; however, these procedures are rarely performed due to the life-threatening risk that comes with them.

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Sep 30, 2017

The First Successful Full-System Test of a Hyperloop Just Happened

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Hyperloop One announces completion of first successful full-system hyperloop test.

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Sep 30, 2017

Mexico is planning to build its own Hyperloop

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Sep 30, 2017

Watch this MIT-engineered crib put crying babies to sleep in minutes

Posted by in category: neuroscience

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Sep 30, 2017

This robot looks just like a real bird and can fly like one too

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Sep 30, 2017

This robot suit allows disabled people to walk and gives workers super strength

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Sep 30, 2017

This pillow lets you lay on your stomach during pregnancy

Posted by in category: neuroscience

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Sep 30, 2017

How Switzerland Became The Silicon Valley Of Robotics

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Where in the world is the Silicon Valley for Robotics emerging? Not in California. Forget its reputation for chocolate, cheese, mountains and Alpine bells: Switzerland is now setting itself up as the world leader in artificial intelligence. And Google and Disney seem to agree.

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