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Jan 31, 2017

When the Mother of Invention Is a Machine, Who Gets Credit?

Posted by in categories: computing, economics, food, policy

What do the Oral-B CrossAction toothbrush, about a thousand musical compositions and even a few recent food recipes all have in common?

They were invented by computers, but you won’t find a nonhuman credited with any of these creations on U.S. patents. One patent attorney would like to see that changed.

Ryan Abbott is petitioning to address what he sees as more than a quirk in current laws but a fundamental flaw in policy that could have wide-ranging implications in areas of patent jurisprudence, economics and beyond if his proposals are adopted.

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Jan 30, 2017

These Students Just Won the First-Ever Hyperloop Competition

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, transportation

We have taken another step toward realizing Elon Musk’s vision.

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Jan 30, 2017

Envision Your Future

Posted by in categories: education, futurism

For kids and teens to make there dreams for the future possible. A resource to find a greater education to grow to be the future of our tomorrow.

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Jan 30, 2017

Skin stretching mechanism for wounds

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

This skin stretching mechanism helps wounds heal much faster.

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Jan 30, 2017

GM and Honda will mass-produce hydrogen fuel cells together

Posted by in category: energy

The pair are kicking in $85 million a piece to build a plant in Michigan.

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Jan 30, 2017

Caffeine bracelet

Posted by in category: futurism

Sipping coffee to wake up is so 2016. Now you can just wear it around your wrist.

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Jan 30, 2017

International Longevity & Cryopreservation Summit

Posted by in categories: cryonics, life extension

New H+ Longevity and Cryo event in Spain!

The First Longevity and Cryonics event in Spain will be held on May 26–28 2017 In Madrid.

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Jan 30, 2017

Boeing ‘base station’ concept would autonomously refuel military drones

Posted by in categories: drones, military, robotics/AI

Overcoming the biggest obstacle for small drones.

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Jan 30, 2017

Physicists ‘have substantial evidence’ our universe is a HOLOGRAM

Posted by in categories: holograms, mathematics, physics

The researchers from the University of Southampton, working with colleagues in Canada and Italy, claim there is as much evidence for this theory as for traditional explanations for these irregularities.

A holographic universe, an idea first suggested in the 1990s, is one where all the information, which makes up our 3D ‘reality’is contained in a 2D surface on its boundaries.

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Jan 30, 2017

Self-Healing Transistors for Chip-Scale Starships

Posted by in categories: computing, space travel

A new design could survive the radiation of a 20-year trip to Alpha Centauri.

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