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MIT Tech Review

  • Doctors Plan Bold Test of Gene Therapy on Boys with Muscular Dystrophy
    How an unusual medical case in the 1990s provided a clue for how to treat a fatal muscle disease.
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  • 2017 Inventors | Innovators Under 35
    Creating the breakthroughs that will make everything from AI to solar power to heart valves more practical and essential.
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  • Innovators Under 35 | 2017
    Our annual list of the young dreamers, tinkerers, and innovators that are creating technology’s future.
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  • 2017 Pioneers | Innovators Under 35
    They’re bringing fresh and unexpected solutions to areas ranging from cancer treatment to Internet security to self-driving cars.
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  • Eliminating the Human
    We are beset by—and immersed in—apps and devices that are quietly reducing the amount of meaningful interaction we have with each other.
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 1:22pm -

ComputerWorld

  • Why Microsoft is adding an AI co-processor to HoloLens 2
    I strapped on a pair of virtual reality (VR) goggles and looked around the room. There were three PageWide printers sitting off in the corner, so I reached out and pressed a lever to open the paper tray. A voice off in the distance, like a ghost in t…
    - 26 days ago 24 Jul 17, 1:06pm -
  • Avoid the mouse trap: Old habits wreck new tech
    Don't look now, but your desktop user interface dates back to the Nixon administration. Is it time to upgrade to the next UI?New technologies revolutionize business. And big shifts like artificial intelligent (AI) virtual assistants and augmented rea…
    - 43 days ago 8 Jul 17, 10:15am -
  • 4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool
    While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries.That's mainly because of its innate security and its potential for improving…
    - 60 days ago 20 Jun 17, 9:58pm -
  • We need virtual assistants that talk to each other
    Everybody talks about (and often to) the Big Four virtual assistants — Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Assistant. But many other companies are working on virtual assistants, too.Huawei is working on a virtual assistant for the Chinese market.Samsun…
    - 71 days ago 10 Jun 17, 10:49am -
  • It’s time to decide how quantum computing will help your business
    If you're not ready to start using quantum computing in your enterprise, you should at least be planning how to do so.Researchers say companies may be less than five to 10 years away from turning to quantum computing to solve big business problems.De…
    - 95 days ago 17 May 17, 10:00am -

GizMag - Emerging Tech

  • !Why whisky tastes better with a wee drop of water
    For many people, adding anything to a single malt whisky is close to sacrilege, but it's generally acknowledged that adding a drop or two of water to lesser blends enhances the flavor. The question is, why? At Sweden's Linnaeus University, rese…
    - 12 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 12:35pm -
  • !NASA completes space communications network
    NASA's next-generation orbital tracking and communications network has been completed, with the sixth and final Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) blasted into orbit on Friday. The Boeing-built TDRS-M lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Fo…
    - 12 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 12:20pm -
  • !555-hp Nikola electric side-by-side tears through dirt for up to 200 miles a charge
    When Nikola Motors started advertising outrageous specs for its Zero all-electric side-by-side, we figured there was no way those specs would survive the journey to market. A 520-hp figure may sound plenty normal for sports car, but it's pretty…
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  • !Single-lens, light field 4D camera to give robots and autonomous cars better vision
    A robot is only as good as its sensors, so researchers at Stanford University and UC San Diego have developed a new "4D" camera that greatly enhances robotic vision. Billed as the first-ever single-lens, wide field of view, light field camera,…
    - 23 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 1:19am -
  • Hacked smartphones could use sound to track your movements
    Malware on your smartphone – or other smart device – could someday be used to track your body position or identify your movements within a room. That's the conclusion reached by researchers at the University of Washington, who created a pro…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 10:10pm -

MedGadget

  • Growing and Testing Drugs on Dozens of Tiny Guts at Once
    In a demonstration of where the field of organ-on-a-chip technology is inevitably going, MIMETAS, a company developing organ-on-chip technology out of Leiden, The Netherlands, and Roche, the giant pharmaceutical company, teamed up to grow and test 3…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 5:37pm -
  • Gold Nanostars and Immunotherapy Combined for a Cancer Vaccine
    Researchers at Duke University have combined an FDA approved immunotherapy and a gold nanostar/laser treatment to completely eradicate tumors and vaccinate against the cancer. The team’s technique involves injecting gold nanoparticles into the bloo…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 5:12pm -
  • Stimulating the Brain with Magnetic Fields Can Control Movement
    Scientists have developed a method to stimulate small clusters of brain cells using magnetic fields. Using this technique, they were able to control movement in mice. Understanding how the brain works is an ongoing effort, with a huge number of resea…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 4:57pm -
  • Micromotors Powered by Stomach Acids Lower pH, Safely Release Antibiotics
    Researchers at University of California San Diego have developed tiny micromotors that propel themselves around the stomach, neutralizing the acids within, eventually releasing a cargo of drugs once the pH is at a desired level. This approach can cha…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 3:36pm -
  • New Material to Help Repair Brain Tissue Damaged by Stroke
    One of the reasons why strokes are so devastating is that brain tissue does not exhibit the same healing mechanisms as other tissues that repair themselves quickly. Integrin proteins are responsible for some of the healing processes, including getti…
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 7:47pm -

NextGov - Emerging Tech

Popular Science

Scientific American

  • !Seeing One Solar Eclipse May Not Be Enough
    David Baron, author of the new book American Eclipse, talks about how seeing his first total solar eclipse turned him into an eclipse chaser.   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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  • !Paleo Profile: The Hiding Hunter
    Overlooked bones reveal a new dinosaur species.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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  • !Valley of the Mastodons
    A unique conference takes a new look at a neglected Ice Age beast.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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  • !Seniors, Get Your Lifetime National Park Pass Now
    Get your lifetime pass before the price takes a quantum leap!-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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  • !How Can You Prepare for the August Solar Eclipse?
    In less than a week, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun in the middle of the day blocking between 20 to 100% of the Sun’s light across the continental United States as it does. How can you...-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 12 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 12:00pm -

NanoTech Now

Emerging EdTech

  • 8 Ways Teachers Can Leverage Podcasts as a Learning Tool
    There is a 1979 song made popular by British band The Buggles called “Video Killed the Radio Star.” It spoke of the advent of modern technology, specifically video, and its effects on radio. One...[Please click on the post title to continue read…
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  • Instructional Technology and Teaching Tweet Recap, w/e 08-13-17
    Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. I took the last week off to chill with my extended...[Please click on the post title to continue readin…
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  • 6 Ways to Use Tech to Step Up Your ESL Teaching Game
    A Half Dozen EdTech Powered Approaches to Adding Some Interactive Fun to ESL Technology is a major part of communication, so it only makes sense to use it in a language class. ESL teachers work hard...[Please click on the post title to continue rea…
    - 11 days ago 8 Aug 17, 1:50pm -
  • Technology and Teaching Tweet Recap, w/e 08-04-17
    Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week in the wrap … free Open Educational...[Please click on the post title to continue reading t…
    - 13 days ago 6 Aug 17, 12:18pm -
  • Adding Eye-Popping Visuals for High-Impact Learning!
    Image Source Communicating information visually can remix a text-heavy class, catch students’ eyes, and cater to visual learners’ preferences. Below, we have pulled four websites both students and...[Please click on the post title to continue re…
    - 16 days ago 3 Aug 17, 12:17pm -

PwC - Emerging Tech

Core77

  • A Soap Opera Filmed in IKEA, a Look at a Fascinating Motorcycle from the 1990s and Lots of Nostalgic Architecture 
    The Core77 team spends time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite finds from the World Wide Web: A look at one of the most fascinating motorcycles of the 1990s – the Britten V1000. Here's how dumb we…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 7:56pm -
  • How a Traditional Korean Inlaid Lacquer Box is Made
    For those of us who are beginner or even intermediate level woodworkers, making a delicate box with a perfect finish is hard enough. Imagine that you get all of that done, and then the real work starts. If you've ever been to Korea, you may have seen…
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  • Reader Submitted: A Student's Take on Designing an Electric Drill for Non-Professional Users
    This stylish power tool improves the user experience and product semantics for non-professional users. The drill is designed by Yu-Chung Chang for Electrolux in Birmingham City University.Electrolux DrillCredit: Yu-Chung ChangUnlock triggerCredit: Yu…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 5:48pm -
  • Just What is a Tiki Torch, Anyway?
    By now you've probably seen this image, which was created by Funny or Die:While there's nothing funny about what happened at Charlottesville, more than a few pointed out the levity within the act of white supremacists presumably purchasing their torc…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 5:46pm -
  • Designing the Exoskeleton of a Medical Power Pack
    Cardboard Helicopter Product Design has created an enclosure and base for a medical power pack. The pack has an exoskeleton made of stainless steel and injection molded plastic cover. Indicator and led screen to read out battery life and timer.View t…
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