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August-15-18
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Zero Carbon
 
"The University of London has set itself a monumental challenge – to reach zero carbon emissions by the year 2036."
 
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BOOKS
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The Future of Data Science and Parallel Computing
 
A road to technological singularity.

By: Ganapathi Pulipaka
 
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VIDEOS
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YouBionic
 
Augment your strength with a 3D-printed attachable bionic arm that mimics the movements of your natural hand to lift objects or tighten handles.
 
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Denim Cartilage
Don't throw out those old blue jeans! This innovative textile recycling method reduces the cotton material in denim to cellulose which is then used to form an aerogel ideal for use as artificial cartilage.
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Hairy Smart Skin
This flexible, self-powered skin surpasses human feeling, sensing temperature changes and surface variations, and allowing the person working with the robot to be safer.
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Under Chair Pet Rest

You treasure your kitty, but the pet furniture you buy makes your living room unsightly and disorderly. Your options are limited and cleaning around your cat’s furnishings is difficult. The Cat Crib cat hammock eliminates that clutter while keeping your furry family member happy!

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The Rise of Big Data in Detecting Insurance Fraud
Insurance Industry, USA
Insurance fraud is a huge problem that costs insurers billions of dollars. Consequently, companies are keen to use and invest in the latest technologies to spot and catch the fraudsters before they take even more dollars. And one of the areas they're focusing on is big data.
 
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2019 Innovation Summit
Tampa, FL, USA • Jan 23-24, 2019
The Synapse Innovation Summit brings together the best people, ideas, and technologies for two days of learning, exploring, and celebrating the possibilities of technology and innovation.
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Fly Your Ideas
Deadline: Sep-30-18-18
Airbus Fly Your Ideas is a global competition, which challenges students worldwide to innovate for the future of aerospace.
€45,000
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Creativity and Problem Solving Top Job Skills for the Future

By Julie Austin

According to the World Economic Forum’s “Future of Jobs Report”, creativity and problem solving are listed in the top three skills that employees will need by 2020. Critical problem solving is one of the most important attributes that employers look for in a new hire because no organization is without problems, and every industry will eventually be disrupted.

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Follow the Fat
A new study shows that melanomas prefer to grow near fat tissue. Could blocking the cancer cell's ability to take up fat become a new avenue of treatment?
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Snap-Back Solution
Stumped by the "snap-back" effect (you can't snap a stick of spaghetti in two, only into to three or four) scientists finally unlock the twist that solves it.
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Neil Farbstein
 
designed and tested a novel oligonucleotide primer for AMV reverse transcriptase.

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