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Microsoft’s Wild New Project Puts Servers at the Bottom of the Ocean

Microsoft’s Wild New Project Puts Servers at the Bottom of the Ocean Last week, a few miles off the northern coast of Scotland, a cylinder the size of a shipping container was carefully lowered to the bottom of the ocean floor. Sounds like a clever (if complex) way to bury evidence, or treasure, or something…
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The Epic Project to Record the DNA of All Life on Earth

The Epic Project to Record the DNA of All Life on Earth Advances in biotechnology over the past decade have brought rapid progress in the fields of medicine, food, ecology, and neuroscience, among others. With this progress comes ambition for even more progress—realizing we’re capable of, say, engineering crops to yield more means we may be…
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Leapfrogging Tech Is Changing Millions of Lives. Here’s How

Leapfrogging Tech Is Changing Millions of Lives. Here’s How Walking through any city in the US, you may not notice the evidence of centuries of technological progress around you. From the power lines snaking above to the people tapping away on their smartphones to the water running through pipes underground, it’s all just part of…
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How Large Organizations Can Embrace Innovation in Digital Health

How Large Organizations Can Embrace Innovation in Digital Health In an interview at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine in San Diego, Eugene Borukhovich described how big companies like his can better embrace digital health technologies. Borukhovich is the global head for digital health incubation and innovation at Bayer, where his team focuses on improving patient health by implementing digital…
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Robots Can Swim, Fetch, Lift, and Dance. But Can They Assemble an Ikea Chair?

Robots Can Swim, Fetch, Lift, and Dance. But Can They Assemble an Ikea Chair? Robotics has come a long way in the past few years. Robots can now fetch items from specific spots in massive warehouses, swim through the ocean to study marine life, and lift 200 times their own weight. They can even perform…
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This Tiny Tooth Sensor Tracks What You Eat, and It Could Help You Be Healthier

This Tiny Tooth Sensor Tracks What You Eat, and It Could Help You Be Healthier The South Beach diet. The Atkins diet. Eating paleo. Cutting out gluten. Going vegan. The list of fad diets and health crazes goes on, yet health statistics in the US and around the world show that most people still don’t…
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This 3D Printed Electric Car Will Enter Production This Year

This 3D Printed Electric Car Will Enter Production This Year Cars have gone from “get me from point A to point B by burning gas” mode of transportation to a dream project for innovative techies. Cars can now run on electricity, be summoned by smartphone apps in cities all over the world, and are being…
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Just a Few of the Amazing Things AI Is Doing in Healthcare

Just a Few of the Amazing Things AI Is Doing in Healthcare In an interview at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine in San Diego, Neil Jacobstein shared some groundbreaking developments in artificial intelligence for healthcare. Jacobstein is Singularity University’s faculty chair in AI and robotics, a distinguished visiting scholar at Stanford University’s MediaX Program, and has served as…
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Watch This Lifelike Robot Fish Swim Through the Ocean

Watch This Lifelike Robot Fish Swim Through the Ocean Earth’s oceans are having a rough go of it these days. On top of being the repository for millions of tons of plastic waste, global warming is affecting the oceans and upsetting marine ecosystems in potentially irreversible ways. Coral bleaching, for example, occurs when warming water…
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Republish Our Content—Singularity Hub Launches Creative Commons

Republish Our Content—Singularity Hub Launches Creative Commons It’s been a long time coming, but we’re excited to finally announce we have officially launched a new way for publishers to easily (and legally) republish our articles on their sites. We believe an important component of the future of learning is the free flow of information. So we’ve…
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