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August 28th, 2015 at 6:55 pm

DouxMatok develops new technology that makes sugar twice as sweet, so you eat half as much

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A new technology in the food industry makes ordinary sugar twice as sweet—so food tastes exactly the same with half the calories, and without the controversy of artificial sweeteners.

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:49 pm

This ‘artificial leaf’ could produce the cleanest energy on Earth

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Plants are the original solar power generators, turning the sun’s rays into energy through the process we all learned about in biology class: photosynthesis. So, when we think of solar power, we should be thinking about plants instead of solar panels.

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:34 pm

Scientists develop a brain-computer interface for controlling an exoskeleton

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Korea University and TU Berlin scientists have developed a brain-computer interface (BCI) for a lower limb exoskeleton used for gait assistance by decoding specific signals from the user’s brain.

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

BioBots low-cost 3-D printer can make human organs and bones

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At a Drexel University lab in Philadelphia, a desktop 3-D printer is printing miniature samples of bones. In Toronto, another researcher is using the same printer to make living tumors for drug testing. It looks like an ordinary 3-D printer, but instead of plastic, it squirts out living cells.

 

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:18 pm

StoreDot is developing an electric car battery that charges in 5 minutes

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StoreDot, a three-year-old Israeli startup, is developing an electric car battery that will let electric cars travel hundreds of miles after only five minutes of charging.

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August 24th, 2015 at 5:46 pm

MIA federal rules stall Colorado’s ready-to-fly dronemakers

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In Colorado, 15 of the first 500 FAA exemptions were granted to permit commercial drones to fly. But enabling those and other waiting businesses to spur an estimated $232 million in economic impact — and create more than 1,190 jobs — in Colorado by 2017 hinges on long-delayed rules based on a 1946 U.S. Supreme Court case filed by a poultry farmer.

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August 24th, 2015 at 5:41 pm

Top 10 jobs that don’t exist yet, but will in the future

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Technology is moving very quickly. The landscape of modern business is set to change dramatically in the next few decades. According to top-rated futurist speaker Thomas Frey, by 2030 a predicted 2 billion jobs will disappear, but plenty of new ones will replace them. There’s work, but not as we know it…

 

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August 24th, 2015 at 5:35 pm

Chinese factory run almost exclusively by robots, production soars

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One of the greatest fears in the technology industry is the fear that someday almost all of our jobs will be replace by robots. That fear is sometimes laughed off as something that will happen in the far future. But, the truth is that it is actually happening now.

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August 24th, 2015 at 5:30 pm

‘WalkCar’ – battery-powered personal transporter small enough to fit in a backpack

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Kuniako Saito, a Japanese engineer, has just invented a new way to travel: A transporter called a “WalkCar” that’s small, light and apparently easy to use. The WalkCar is battery powered and is about the size of a laptop. And although it looks like it can’t hold much weight and is made from aluminum, it can apparently have as much as 265 lbs on board.

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August 24th, 2015 at 5:24 pm

Tesla unveils new car-charging Snakebot

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Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, tweeted in December that the all-electric carmaker was working on a charger ”that automatically moves out from the wall and connects like a solid metal snake. A video shows it’s more bizarre and mesmerizing than we could have imagined. Of its unveiling, Musk tweeted, “Tesla Snakebot autocharger prototype. Does seem kinda wrong :)”

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