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V.R. Manoj
Branding yourself electronically with Electronic Epidermal Systems by V.R. Manoj

Seems just like yesterday that Prof.Kevin Warwick of the University of Reading, UK took that bold step to implant a BrainGate device onto his median nerve in his forearm to be able to control electronic devices.

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Valerie Tarico
Which Contraceptive Is Best for Your Weight? by Valerie Tarico

Our ancestors struggled to get enough calories just to stay alive. But as food supplies have become reliable and rich, people around the world face the opposite problem. Now, as we try to keep our weight in a healthy range, we look at all kinds of factors: diet, exercise, sleep, supplements, meditation, hypnosis, psychotherapy, prayer, or even surgery that might help us tip the scales a little less.

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Peter Diamandis talks about “Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That’s OK” Federico Pistono

X Prize Chairman and CEO Peter Diamandis talks at the CIO Network about a future where the cost of living becomes essentially free, giving a shout-out to my book “Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That’s OK: How to Survive the Economic Collapse and Be Happy”.


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David Brin Reads from Existence: Chapter Three cab801's channel

David Brin reads from his science fiction novel, Existence, Chapter Three. Existence is a near future novel that presents a unique tale of first contact. For more information on Existence, see: Images in this video are by Patrick Farley. See also Farley's trailer for Existence: Brin's books include The Postman, Startide Rising, Existence, and Earth, as well as his non-fiction work, The Transparent Society, dealing with issues ...

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Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Clinical Trials -Heartache and Hope: America’s Alzheimer’s Epidemic UCTV Prime's channel

The projections for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are alarming, but not all the news is bad. The second installment in this series from UCLA assesses the progress researchers have made in understanding the disease and highlights some promising clinical trials and diagnosis techniques that could slow its progression, possibly the first step towards prevention and cure. Series: “Alzheimer’s Disease Programs”

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Dick Pelletier
Brain enhancements will play a major role in determining the future by Dick Pelletier

My brain contains approximately 100 billion neurons, each connecting to other nerve cells through synapses. These interactions process signals entering the nervous system, and then produce output responses that stimulate my bodily functions, everything from thinking to walking to kissing.

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Major Medical Breakthroughs: Past and Future Allianz

Jay Olshansky explains the major medical breakthrough in modern history and discusses future technologies.

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Will Hiltman
Rationale for Prioritizing the Advancement of Cyborg Technologies by Will Hiltman

Artificial intelligence is one of many exponentially growing technologies, which means the growth that we see now in the field will hardly compare to what we see in 10 or 20 years.

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A universal translator for surgeons TED

Laparoscopic surgery uses minimally invasive incisions—which means less pain and shorter recovery times for patients. But Steven Schwaitzberg has run into two problems teaching these techniques to surgeons around the world—language and distance. He shares how a new technology, which combines video conferencing and a real-time universal translator, could help. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)

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Lee-Roy Chetty
Primary education variables in the Developing world by Lee-Roy Chetty

In a number of developing countries, the relationship between increased resource allocation to the education sector and improved education outcomes is fairly weak. A major finding is that “traditional” education inputs fail to yield the expected positive influence.