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Holographic Displays Coming to a Car Near You

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August 3, 2015 - Remember R2D2 projecting a holographic image of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars?

Peter Diamandis Wants You to Bank Your Stem Cells

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July 28, 2015 - If you are a regular reader of this blog then you have read about the importance of our research into stem cells and their therapeutic value. I'm even contemplating having my stem cells harvested to inject into my osteoarthritic left knee to help restore the cartilage I have lost over the years.

Robots in the News - From Millibots in Your Body to Mechanized Workers on the Factory Floor

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July 27, 2015 - Back in June at the DARPA Robotics Challenge, a South Korean robot named HUBO took home the $2 million US grand prize beating out 22 other ro

Interesting Space News This Week

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July 25, 2015 - Space has been big in the news in the last week. From the latest Pluto images to the discovery of a potential Earth-twin exoplanet, to new observations about the bright spots on the dwarf planet/asteroid Ceres, to Curiosity's latest findings.

Raising Kids in Exponential Times

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July 22, 2015 - In his latest email blast Peter Diamandis talks about children and education beginning with the statement "How do you raise kids today during these exponential times?" Unfamiliar with therm "exponential times?" Then visit the website Exponential Times: The Future Comes Faster Than You Think.

Can Gene Therapy Cure Deafness?

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July 16, 2015 - Scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and

The Technology That Lets Us See Pluto

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July 15, 2015 - The first close up of Pluto shows a mountainous surface some reaching a height of more than 3,330 meters (about 11,000 feet).

 

Peter Diamandis Talks About Why Risky Research Today is Driven by Entrepreneurs Not Government

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July 15, 2015 - In his latest email blast Peter Diamandis tackles a subject near and dear to my heart - the risk taking nature of entrepreneurship and what it potentially means for us in the 21st century as we face numerous challenges. It seems not too long ago that R&D was something governments threw money at. But here in Canada pure research funded by government is being squeezed.

The Japanese Love Their New French Robot Named Pepper

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July 14, 2015 - Japan is the country where automata in humanoid form are apart of daily life. Why the Japanese seem to take to these devices is a mystery to those outside the country?

The War on Bacteria is Moving Away from Antibiotics

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July 11, 2015 - Since penicillin first arrived on the scene we have been hooked on antibiotics to fight disease. The benefit - an incredible increase in human longevity. Antibiotics have altered our relationship with nature. But we have also through continuous use seen the erosion of antibiotic effectiveness in combating increasingly resistant bugs.

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