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Mar 31, 2017

Scientists Hack a Human Cell and Reprogram It Like a Computer

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing

New research shows that cells understand and execute directions correctly, and scientists may be able to take advantage.


By hijacking the DNA of a human cell, they showed it’s possible to program it like a simple computer.

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Mar 31, 2017

Elon Musk has job openings for 473 people at SpaceX — here’s who it’s hiring

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, space travel

A visit to SpaceX’s careers page reveals a surprising growth plan for Musk’s 15-year-old rocket company.

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Mar 31, 2017

Robots Are Delivering Domino’s Pizzas In Europe

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

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Mar 31, 2017

The World’s First Flying Taxis Will Take to the Skies in Five Months

Posted by in categories: government, robotics/AI, transportation

We’re a lot closer to flying cars that we think. In fact, Dubai has already begun testing a prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi with the hope of launching an aerial shuttle service by July.

“The autonomous aerial vehicle exhibited at the World Government Summit is not just a model. We have already experimented (with) the vehicle in a flight in (the) Dubai sky. RTA will spare no effort to launch the AAV in July 2017,” shares director general of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Mattar Al-Tayer.

To avail of the taxi service, passengers will simply select a destination before they board the vehicle with the help of a ground control center. The EHang 184 quadcopter can travel on a programmed course at 100 km an hour (60 mph) at an altitude of 300 meters (1,000 feet), the authority said in a statement.

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Mar 31, 2017

The Ultimate Coffee Table Has A Fridge Inside

Posted by in category: entertainment

This coffee table-cooler hybrid is going to up your party game.

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Mar 31, 2017

Reversing Ageing

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

A new powerful drug reverses ageing in mice.

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Mar 31, 2017

Robotic Surgery

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI

Robots continue to be awesome. #RoboticSurgery

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Mar 31, 2017

Japanese Man Is First to Receive “Reprogrammed” Stem Cells from Another Person

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, finance

World-first transplant to treat macular degeneration could augur rise of iPS cell banks.

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Mar 31, 2017

Stephen Hawking Appears as a Hologram to Discuss the Future of Science

Posted by in categories: climatology, cosmology, holograms, science

Stephen Hawking appeared through the marvel of modern technology as a hologram during an event in Hong Kong last week. He had some harsh words regarding our current climate of disregarding experts.

Stephen Hawking is a real wonder to behold. The now 75-year-old astrophysicist was told that he wouldn’t see past his 25th birthday due to his diagnosis of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. And, although he is bound to a wheelchair, his mind has wildly surpassed his physical limitations.

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Mar 31, 2017

Ad Company Creates Working Tequila Cloud

Posted by in category: futurism

Cloudy with a chance of … booze.

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