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Apr 23, 2019

Underwater ‘Pokéball’

Posted by in category: futurism

There’s an underwater pokéball that helps us study delicate sea creatures without harming them.

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Apr 23, 2019

Hyundai’s Genesis unveils the Mint

Posted by in category: transportation

Hyundai’s Genesis unveils the Mint, its vision for a teeny electric luxury car. The concept vehicle is designed to be a “city car” that can squeeze through the narrow alleys and dense traffic of packed urban centers. https://cnn.it/2GrFSDv

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Apr 23, 2019

Deep inside Earth, scientists find weird blobs and mountains taller than Mount Everest

Posted by in category: mapping

The emerging picture of our planet’s innards is a “complete revolution.”

Scientists are mapping a remarkable landscape of blobs, plumes, and a metal ocean deep inside the Earth. Rost-9D / Getty Images/iStockphoto.

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Apr 23, 2019

NASA’s “Hive” Drones Can Deploy Swarms of Tiny Robot Cicadas

Posted by in categories: drones, robotics/AI

For now, the swarms don’t fly as much as they fall with style.

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Apr 23, 2019

CRISPR gene-editing creates wave of exotic model organisms

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, genetics

But the practical challenges of breeding and maintaining unconventional lab animals persist.

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Apr 23, 2019

Solar power now comes in the form of a flower

Posted by in categories: solar power, sustainability

Click on photo to start video.

Forget rooftop panels. This is the next generation of solar power.

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Apr 23, 2019

Woman wakes up from vegetative state after 28 years

Posted by in category: neuroscience

A woman has regained full consciousness after 28 years in a vegetative state. Munira Abdulla suffered a severe brain injury a car crash in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 1991 – when she was 32. “I never gave up on her because I always had a feeling that one day she will wake up,” her son Omar Webair.

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Apr 23, 2019

‘Marsquake’: first tremor detected on Red Planet

Posted by in category: space

Scientists said Tuesday they might have detected the first known seismic tremor on Mars in a discovery that could shed light on the ancient origins of Earth’s neighbour.

A dome-shaped known as SEIS landed on the surface of Mars in December after hitching a ride on NASA’s InSight spacecraft.

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Apr 23, 2019

Half of all land must be kept in a natural state to protect Earth

Posted by in category: futurism

New science says land conservation must double by 2030 to prevent dangerous warming and unravelling of ecosystems.

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Apr 23, 2019

Keith Comito On Undoing Aging — Interviewed By Adam Ford In Berlin, 2019 : Scifuture : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, internet, life extension

Keith Comito, interviewed by Adam Ford at the Undoing Aging 2019 conference in Berlin, discusses why solving the diseases of old age is a powerful cause.


How can solving aging reduce suffering? What are some common objections to the ideas of solving aging? How does Anti-Aging stack up against other cause…

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