3D printing and smart technology could save US manufacturers $100 billion

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has revealed that adopting 3D printing and other emerging technologies could save the US manufacturing industry more than $100 billion a year, as well as driving innovation and growth.

The New 3D Printed Batman suit with 23 functioning gadgets – HD Documentary

Batman Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

Is Thorium A Future Option For Nuclear Energy?

Nuclear reactors running on thorium are widely held to be inherently safer than the awful pressurized-water reactors we have today.

The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with computer scientist Stuart Russell about the challenge of building artificial intelligence that is compatible with human well-being.

Patient tissue to be 3D-printed at Herston

A biofabrication institute will image, model and manufacture 3D patient-specific tissues under the one roof, it was announced at Herston on Monday.

LITERATURE – George Orwell

George Orwell is the most famous English language writer of the 20th century, the author of Animal Farm and 1984.

The 13 impossible crises that humanity now faces | George Monbiot

Please don’t read this unless you are feeling strong.

Smart Ships Within a Decade

Smart ships are likely to be carrying cargoes within ten years but all in the logistics chain need to adapt in order to make good use of the new technology and the huge amount of data that will be available as a result, according to WISTA.

Octobot: Future of Robotic Surgery?

Researchers have always aimed at moving from the mainstream rigid robots, made up of metal and plastic, towards a new generation of robots called Soft Robots.

New Tesla Car could Get Augmented Reality HUD Upgrade

According to an article by Clean Technica, the Tesla Model 3, an all-electric four-door compact luxury sedan produced by Tesla Motors is getting a very welcome upgrade in the near future.

Fundamental rate-loss trade-off for the quantum internet

The quantum internet holds promise for achieving quantum communication—such as quantum teleportation and quantum key distribution (QKD)—freely between any clients all over the globe, as well as for the simulation of the evolution of quantum many-body systems.

For the First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds

Scientists have managed to coax living cells into making carbon-silicon bonds, demonstrating for the first time that nature can incorporate silicon - one of the most abundant elements on Earth - into the building blocks of life.

JSW Wants to Make Electric Cars in India to Reduce Pollution

India is the world’s third largest polluter, right behind the United States and China.

What if jobs are not the solution but the problem? – James Livingston |...

Work means everything to us Americans.

Canada will lose up to 7.5 million jobs to automation, new report says –...

A new report from the University of Toronto says that technological advances in automation could put between 1.5 million and 7.5 million Canadian jobs at risk over the next ten to 15 years, a trend that is expected to hit not only lower income jobs in the retail and service sectors but also seemingly more secure professions such as doctors, accountants and bankers.

Tesla makes a marketing push in Hong Kong ahead of potential end of EV...

As we reported earlier this month, Tesla President Jon McNeill traveled to Hong Kong to lead talks with the local government in order to extend the tax break for electric vehicles which allowed the global city to become one of the world’s biggest per-capita markets for electric cars.

Global Trends – The Rising Longevity Industry.

Biogerontology Research Foundation Trustees will attend The Economist conference Ageing Societies 2016 on 29-30th November in London.

Rugged solar roads to hit four continents in 2017

Solar-generating roadways could soon be a reality on roads everywhere, thanks to new technology from Europe.