Link: Rebooting the Human Genome

“The official map of the human genome can’t tell you everything about your genes. Does graph theory offer a better way?” Von Antonio Regalado, MIT Technology Review > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: Pew study: When it comes to political news, Facebook has become local TV for millennials

“For baby boomers, local TV is the top source for politics news. Millenials are getting it from their News Feed.” Von Joseph Lichterman, Nieman Lab > Weiter bei Nieman Lab

Link: “Spacefight: Jeff Bezos Declares War on Elon Musk”

“Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are officially at war. And how.

On Wednesday, Bezos presided over a press conference in which his rocket company Blue Origin formed a partnership with United Launch Alliance, or ULA. The deal between the companies will see Blue Origin develop an engine for use with ULA’s rockets, which currently carry U.S. government and military satellites to space.” Von Ashlee Vance > Weiter bei Bloomberg Businessweek

Link: “10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014″

“Technology news is full of incremental developments, but few of them are true milestones. Here we’re citing 10 that are. These advances from the past year all solve thorny problems or create powerful new ways of using technology. They are breakthroughs that will matter for years to come.” > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: “Virtual Reality Startups Look Back to the Future”

“Thirty years after the first wave of virtual reality, new startups are determined to take it mainstream.” Von Simon Parkin > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: “Artificial Organs May Finally Get a Blood Supply”

“Artificial tissue has always lacked a key ingredient: blood vessels. A new 3-D printing technique seems poised to change that.” Von Susan Young > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: ‘What Noise Does the Electric Car Make?’

“Electric vehicles can be so quiet that they pose a new risk on the road. But what kind of artificial sound should be added?” Von Don Norman > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: Photo Essay: Curiosity’s Mission to Mars

“Key moments in the rover’s journey from NASA’s JPL to the surface of the red planet” (Conor Myhrvold, Bilder: NASA/JPL-Caltech) > Weiter bei Technology Review

Link: “Collision in the Making Between Self-Driving Cars and How the World Works”

“Even as Google tests its small fleet of self-driving vehicles on California highways, legal scholars and government officials are warning that society has only begun wrestling with the changes that would be required in a system created a century ago to meet the challenge of horseless carriages.” By John Markoff. > Weiter bei NYTimes.com

Link: ‘Epidermal Electronics’ Paste Peelable Circuitry On Your Skin, Just Like A Temporary Tattoo”

“Someday soon, hospital patients won’t be hooked up to wires and monitors — instead, electronic patches will be temporarily tattooed onto their bodies. Doctors will be able to monitor their vital signs without poking and prodding, and patients wearing neck patches will even be able to communicate with robots, who will translate throat muscle movements into simple speech.” > Weiter bei PopSci

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