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GoPro Cause: Forever Securing World Food Supply with Crop Trust

Follow world-renowned scientist Cary Fowler into the heart of the arctic, where the Svalbard Global Seed Vault lies nestled in the frozen Norwegian landscape. Among the most important buildings in the world, the Seed Vault holds the key to human … Continue reading

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Japan Officially Reveals Flying Car

The flying car has been the promise of science fiction and technology expos since the 30s when an airplane engineer decided to try and make a plane drivable on the road. Since then there have been numerous false starts and … Continue reading

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Wireless device makes clean fuel from sunlight, CO2 and water

University of Cambridge researchers have developed a standalone device that converts sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into a carbon-neutral fuel, without requiring any additional components or electricity. The device is a significant step toward achieving artificial photosynthesis – a process … Continue reading

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Lithium Recycling FINALLY goes global!

Lithium recycling wasn’t considered important ten years ago when fewer than 60,000 electric vehicles were sold worldwide. But today that number is 2 million and ten years from now it will be over 20 million, not to mention the billions … Continue reading

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Musical Fire Table!

Rubens’ Tube is an awesome demo and here we take it to the next level with a two-dimensional ‘Pyro Board’. This shows unique standing wave patters of sound in the box. The pressure variations due to the sound waves affect … Continue reading

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How inventions change history (for better and for worse) – Kenneth C. Davis

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-inventi… Invented in 1793, the cotton gin changed history for good and bad. By allowing one field hand to do the work of 10, it powered a new industry that brought wealth and power to the American … Continue reading

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How ancient technology inspired my award-winning inventions

Macinley Butson has won multiple awards for her inventions, including a device that improves protection from radiation during breast cancer treatment and a project enhancing the effectiveness of solar panels. In this talk, she shares how these forward-thinking endeavors were … Continue reading

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What if cracks in concrete could fix themselves? – Congrui Jin

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-if-cr… Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. It can be found in swathes of city pavements, bridges that span vast rivers and the tallest skyscrapers on earth. But it does have a … Continue reading

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New Quantum Approach for Sharing Secrets Sets a Record With 11 Dimensions

An artistic impression sharing a secret using structured light. Credit: Wits University Wits Researchers have demonstrated a new quantum approach for sharing a secret amongst many parties, setting a new record for the highest dimensions and parties to date. Researchers … Continue reading

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Horror Short Film “Slaughterbots” | ALTER

In a dystopian world a new form of A.I. weaponry has been created. All these drone bots need is a profile: age, sex, fitness, uniform, and ethnicity. Nuclear is obsolete. Take out your entire enemy virtually risk free. Just characterize … Continue reading

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