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Monthly Archives: May 2012

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LED Eyeshadow, The Latest In The World Of Battery-Operated Fashion

Maybe if I went to all-night raves with colorful little glowy sticks and jammed to Paul Oakenfold (uh oh, is he old already?) this maybe, somehow, would strike me as making sense. But then...

World’s First Wikipedia Town Won’t Be The Last

Toss out the travel guide and grab your smartphone -- a new urban project has transformed a small town in Wales into the world's first Wikipedia town. The project, called Monmouthpedia, links the sights and...

First Stem Cell-Based Therapy Gets Approved – In Canada

A medical treatment that uses stem cells derived from bone marrow has just been approved in Canada. The drug, Prochymal, has already been used to treat children for a type of immune disease arising...

Robotic Quintet Composes And Plays Its Own Music

The German engineering firm Festo has developed a self-playing robotic string quintet that will listen to a piece of music and generate new musical compositions in various musical styles effortlessly. Dubbed Sound Machines 2.0, the...
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Accelerated Tech News 7 – Google, Leap Motion, Giant Manta Rays, and More!

We've just hit Accelerated Tech news number seven, and boy do we feel lucky. It's been a lot of fun producing these videos for Singularity Hub, and getting our feet wet in the more...

Inaugural Synthetic Biology Incubator SynBio Launches At Singularity University

A bold, new venture took flight recently with the initiation of the SynBio Startup Launchpad, Singularity University's inaugural accelerator program in synthetic biology. Aimed at vaulting entrepreneurs with rapid-cycle, low-cost ideas into viable companies, the stipend-assisted program provides a foundation...

Larry Page: With A Healthy Disregard For The Impossible, People Can Do Almost Anything

In a talk titled "Beyond Today", Google's CEO Larry Page infused Zeitgeist 2012 attendees with a healthy dose of optimism and a call to make ambitious bets, be better organized and work harder to accelerate technology...

The Era Of Commercialized Space Has Begun – SpaceX, Musk Triumphant

The era of commercial spaceflight has begun. Early Friday morning SpaceX, a private company with less than 2,000 employees and and average age of 30, entered a domain that had until now been – literally...
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Now Serving The Latest In Exponential Growth: YouTube!

It goes without saying that YouTube has become the quintessential online video source for amateurs and professionals alike, but on the service's seven-year anniversary, Google made quite a startling announcement: 72 hours of video...

Telomerase Gene Therapy Extends Lives Of Mice By Up To 24 Percent

Scientists are doing their best to give us the gift of immortality. The latest in the fight against ever dying is a gene therapy that gives mice a healthy dose of telomerase, the enzyme...

Study Suggests Coffee Is Healthy, Coffee Drinkers Are Not

Older adults who drink coffee have a lower risk of death by about 10 percent, according to a large observational study of over 400,000 people published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study, which...
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Our Cyborg Future: Man Embeds Magnets In Wrist To Make Strapless Watch

Like to keep track of time and enjoy music on your iPod nano, but can’t tolerate those cumbersome bands and straps? Just surgically implant magnets into your wrist and attach your nano – strap-free. That’s...

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