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November 23rd, 2015 at 7:43 am

World’s first Bitcoin debit card launched by Coinbase


Coinbase announced last week a new Bitcoin debit card that will allow U.S. users to pay with Bitcoin anywhere Visa is accepted.

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November 23rd, 2015 at 7:38 am

Scientists create cyborg rose


Swedish scientists are taking the futuristic idea of plant cyborgs and making the leap from science fiction to real-world science. They have been working on ways to regulate plant growth, using electronic wires grown inside the plants own nutrient channels to host sensors and drug-delivery systems. The aim is to provide just the right amount of plant hormones at just the right time. Such efforts could provide even more precise human control over plant production and agriculture.

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November 20th, 2015 at 4:06 pm

Scientists create ANNABELL, an artificial system capable of learning human language


One of the most impressive complex cognitive processes is the ability to learn and creatively use language. It’s those processes that continue to set humans apart from even the most advanced machines. However, a team of scientists has now created an artificial system of neurons that is capable of learning words, phrases and syntax with no prior programming, thereby sustaining a dialog using processes that resemble mental actions.

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November 20th, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Scientists propose new laser that could make things hotter than the center of the Sun instantly


A team of scientists from Imperial College London have proposed a laser model that can could heat materials to temperatures hotter than the center of the Sun in just 20 quadrillionths of a second. That’s 10 million degrees Celsius almost instantaneously.

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November 20th, 2015 at 3:15 pm

Honda’s new hydrogen-powered car will have a 400 mile range, 3 minute fill ups


Honda takes a leap forward toward a “hydrogen society” as it  sets to unveil its new hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle capable of 3 minute fill ups and a system as small as a V6 engine.

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