Sci/Tech

Nokia Sensing X-Prize Challenge Finalists Strut Their Stuff

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October 24, 2014 - The Nokia Sensing XChallenge has a goal to transform personal health through sensing technology. A $2.25 million purse is on the line for those organizations whether private or institutional that develop smarter digital health solutions incorporating bio-sensor technology. Sensing can be used for detection, assessment, management and treatment of disease.

Will the whole world become your digital world? And vice-versa?

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What if we made the window into a digital device called a Teleportal? What if that were a two-way network that turns the Earth into a digital room with everyone in it? What if that digital world were you-centered and you gained immense abilities? Could your life’s dreams be as close as your screens? Could we build that fully digital world now, decades before it’s expected?

Ohio State University Invents All-in-One Solar Cell and Battery

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October 20, 2014 - A recent edition of the journal Nature Communications, includes an article entitled,

Is Lockheed Martin Pulling Our Chain? - Truck-Sized Fusion Reactors in Less Than a Decade?

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October 17, 2014 - In the world of fusion power we have an ongoing technology race between cold and hot fusion. Where traditional science sees cold fusion with dubious eyes, the investment in hot fusion research has been multiple billions of dollars with no commercial end result after several decades.

We Think We’ve Arrived, but Today is Only a Glimpse of our Digital Future

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Dan Abelow's picture

How can we accelerate a more successful future Digital Earth into the present? We can invent it and build it today, in our generation. We can add tomorrow’s immense digital future to our lives, our companies and our prosperity.

Huge Holes in Mars One Plan Say MIT Students

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October 15, 2014 - I have written several postings about Mars One and have questioned the aggressive timetable and lack of appropriate tested technology to ensure its ambitious goal - to place th

For the Love of Robots: Three Principles for Social Governance of the Future of AI and the Biotech Industry

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Today, a man’s best friend is a machine, to paraphrase the familiar English idiom. Our dependency on information and intelligence technologies is increasing at a phenomenal rate, pushing up the scale and speed of change.

Can We Engineer Technology That Can Do What Plants Do?

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October 14, 2014 - Today our Earth atmospheric composition contains 400 parts per million (ppm) carbon dioxide (CO2). That's 75 ppm higher than the atmosphere of 1970. The cause for the increase is attributed to human activity and no other phenomena.

Independent Testing Report on LENR Cold Fusion Technology Released

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October 11, 2014 - Cold fusion has once again entered the conversation with the release of an independent test of Andrea Rossi's E-Cat cold fusion device.

United Kingdom to Fund Hydrogen Fuel Infrastructure Accessible to the Public

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October 10, 2014 - There may not be many hydrogen-fueled trucks and automobiles on British roads today but this latest announcement from the government is an encouraging sign of commitment to build out an alternate fuel infrastructure for hydrogen.

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