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cyborgDARPA wants to combine DC’s Aquaman sea life control and Cyborg powers to monitor the oceans

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DARPA wants to use genetically modified sealife that is integrated with electronics in order to monitor the oceans. The Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) program envisions using the natural sensing capabilities of marine organisms to detect the presence of underwater …

cyborgBionic lens can make vision three times better than 20-20

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The Bionic Lens is a dynamic lens that replaces the natural lens inside the eye via one of the most common and successful procedures in medicine – cataract surgery. Once there, the lens restores clear vision at all distances without …

commercializationCompany to implant RFID chips into employees

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Three Square Market claims it will be the first company in the United States to implant chips in its employees. RFID (Radio Frequency ID) chips would allow those employees who volunteer to participate in the program to open doors, pay …

brainDARPA and ASU electrical brain stimulation could boost learning and memory by 30 percent

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Stephen Helms Tillery wants to make you smarter — by electrically stimulating your brain. This work was done at Arizona Stat University. The Arizona State University neuroscientist has been awarded funding for a four-year study to develop a method of …

artificial intelligenceElon Musk’s Neuralink goal is a cyborg whole brain mind computer interface with an AI cloud and other people

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There have never been more than a couple hundred electrodes in a human brain at once. When it comes to vision, that equals a super low-res image. The Neuralink team threw out the number “one million simultaneously recorded neurons” when …

brainOPEC and Russia will likely not extend production cuts past June and their could be a new oil price war

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Saudi Arabia had forecast a collapse in output from Russia’s mature fields. Instead, production has risen in the past two years to an all-time high of 11.2 million bpd, partly because a devaluation in the ruble reduced production costs. Russia …

artificial intelligenceBest near term gains for future US Navy would be improved targeting, better robotic vehicles, high velocity projectiles and railguns

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During a House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, ranking member Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) asked the panelists – representing the studies conducted by a Navy team, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments and the …

brainUS still not killing Space Launch System and not yet engaging Spacex for Mars

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There is a $19.5 billion funding bill that has been approved by the US congress. This is a slight increase from last years $19.3 billion funding. It is more of the same NASA funding that has been mostly repeating since …

artificial intelligenceX-Tesla manager wil make a Swedish Gigabattery factory

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a former Tesla top manager Peter Carlsson will build Europe’s largest battery factory – in Sweden. The project is estimated to cost 40 billion krona (US$4.4 billion) and is expected to create thousands of jobs. The investment company Vargas – …

brain2 tesla Magnetic Shield placed at Mars Lagrange point would shield Martian atmosphere for affordable partial terraforming

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An inflatable structure(s) can generate a magnetic dipole field at a level of perhaps 1 or 2 Tesla (or 10,000 to 20,000 Gauss) as an active shield against the solar wind and allow the Martian atmosphere to thicken overtime. Mars …