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Privately-started Universal Basic Income * /r/Futurology

I've been contemplating a manner by which basic income could start on a small scale pushed (initially) purely by private companies. The idea is...

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UAB cures diabetes in lab mice, preparing for human trial

Published: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - A new study at the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center may prove beneficial for thousands of Alabamians. Researchers have cured diabetes in lab mice using a commonly prescribed blood pressure medication, Verapamil. "We found that we could reverse the disease completely," said Dr. Anath Shalev, director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center.

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Innovation: Harness Could Allow Dogs, Humans To Communicate

The relationship between man and dog is unlike any other. Many people dream of understanding what their dogs are thinking and feeling. Technology even lets us strap a camera on a dog's head to see what it sees. Soon, we may even be able to talk to our dogs - but not exactly with our voices.

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'Foodini' machine lets you print edible burgers, pizza, chocolate

This spaghetti dish was created using the "Foodini" -- a 3D printer for food. Dublin (CNN) -- As further proof that you can now 3D-print anything, a company called Natural Machines has introduced a 3D printer for food.

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Blight-Resistant American Chestnut Trees Take Root at ESF

Powered by one gene from wheat, trees withstand attack by invasive fungus11/5/2014 Scientists at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) are growing the first American chestnut trees that can withstand the blight that virtually eliminated the once-dominant tree from the eastern United States.

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Interview with Cambrian Genomics, a Singularity University startup: We dig deeper into the crazy future of synthetic biology. * /r/Futurology

Hey guys, we recently interviewed Austen Heinz, CEO of cambrian genomics, a singularity university startup in the bay area. They are working on a...

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Will replacing our bones with a stronger material ever be feasible? * /r/Futurology

I am sure it is possible now to replace bones with stronger materials, but the disadvantages probably outweigh the advantages by a long shot....

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Students Link Brains to Fire Video Game Cannon

Students Link Brains to Fire Video Game Cannon 33 0 You know how Professor X wears that funny helmet to amplify his brainwaves whenever he uses Cerebro to find mutants in X Men? Of course you do. (And if not- go here.) Turns out, that isn't just an improbable comic book plot device.

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Hydrogen power is the future, says university researcher

Michael Whiteley, who is three years into a four-year project on hydrogen fuel cell technology, says the Government is encouraging competition with Asia, Japan and America where the cars are starting to take off. CARS powered by hydrogen fuel cells will challenge the dominance of petrol and diesel cars in Britain in the near future, according to a Loughborough University researcher.

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To Europa! Mission to Jupiter's Moon Gains Support in Congress

Some members of Congress want NASA to explore Jupiter's icy moon Europa, perhaps the solar system's best bet to host alien life. Credit: NASA/JPL/Ted Stryk Scientists who want to explore Jupiter's ocean-harboring moon Europa have some allies in high places.

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Utilizing CPU Cache and Columnar Storage for High Speed BI

Watch co-founder and CTO Eldad Farkash explain some of the ingredients in Sisense's Secret Sauce - the groundbreaking technology that allows Sisense BI Software to achieve unparalleled performance on commodity hardware (e.g. crunching 10 terabytes of data in 10 seconds on a single server node).

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Can tiny plankton help reverse climate change? - David Biello - Aeon

'Call me Victor,' says the mustachioed scientist as he picks me up from the airport on a brisk, fall afternoon in Germany. Victor Smetacek is an esteemed marine biologist, but he's decided to spend his golden years on an ambitious new pursuit.

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Humans Need Not Apply

Discuss this video: http://www.reddit.com/r/CGPGrey/comments/2dfh5v/humans_need_not_apply/ http://www.CGPGrey.com/ https://twitter.com/cgpgrey ## Robots, Etc: Terex Port automation: http://www.terex.com/port-solutions/en/products/new-equipment/automated-guided-vehicles/lift-agv/index.htm Command | Cat MieStar System.: http://www.catminestarsystem.com/capability_sets/command Bosch Automotive Technology: http://www.bosch-automotivetechnology.com/en/de/specials/specials_for_more_driving_safety/automated_driving/automated_driving.html Atlas Update: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD6Okylclb8&list=UU7vVhkEfw4nOGp8TyDk7RcQ Kiva Systems: http://www.kivasystems.com PhantomX running Phoenix code: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAeQn5QnyXo iRobot, Do You: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da-5Uw8GBks&list=UUB6E-44uKOyRW9hX378XEyg New pharmacy robot at QEHB: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ql1ZHSkUPk Briggo Coffee Experience: http://vimeo.com/77993254 John Deere Autosteer ITEC Pro 2010.

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Simulated Immortality * /r/Futurology

I had just read an article about uploading our consciousness to a computer to achieve immortality and was discussing it with a few friends when an...

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