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Beef companies file petition against lab-grown meat startups - The US Cattlemen's Association (USCA) has filed a petition to the USDA arguing that lab-grown meat startups should not be able to call their products "meat," since they do not come from slaughtered animals.
Jeff Bezos just shared a new video of a giant $42 million mechanical clock designed to outlast the United States - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has funded the construction of a clock buried in a mountain in Texas that's designed to keep time for 10,000 years.
Doctors In China Lead Race To Treat Cancer By Editing Genes - “CRISPR as a treatment for cancers of the lung, bladder, cervix and prostate. In contrast, only one CRISPR cancer study has been approved in the United States, and it's only just now starting to look for the first patient to treat.”
How to Reuse Waste Heat from Data Centers Intelligently. A growing number of data centers are redirecting the heat from their hot aisles to nearby homes, offices, greenhouses and even swimming pools.
Bc of driverless cars, "Entertainment funding will change as the auto industry’s ad spending goes away. Think about how many ads you see or hear about cars, car financing, car insurance, car accessories and car dealers."
Arizona Republican outdoes California with 'conservative' clean energy plan: “released a plan to have 80 percent of Arizona's electricity come from clean energy sources — including solar, wind, biomass, and nuclear power — by 2050.”
Facebook co-founder Hughes: The digital economy is 'going to continue to destroy' jobs in America - Chris Hughes, who made a fortune as a co-founder of Facebook, told CNBC on Tuesday that American workers who make less than $50,000 per year should get a government stipend of $500 per month.
How Demographics, Automation, And Inequality Will Shape The Next Decade - A new report says that by 2030, 25% of jobs will be automated–and without government intervention, income inequality will get even worse.
Artificial intelligence can read! And now customer service reps must go: “The human standard score on this test is 82.3. But Alibaba and Microsoft AI both beat that, scoring 82.4 and 82.6, respectively. Other AI programs... came close to beating the human standard.”
Infection outbreaks at hospitals could be reduced by copper-coated uniforms - Doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals could soon be wearing uniforms brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles to reduce the spread of bacterial infections and viruses at hospitals.
Uber CEO announces commercialization of flying taxis: Uber Air flying taxi service is happening within five to ten years, Dara Khosrowshahi said at an investor forum in Tokyo today. Intel, Toyota, and Airbus have already entered the fast-expanding flying taxi market.
Can’t get new lungs? Try refurbished ones instead. Spruced up human and animal organs could someday be the solution for people needing transplants. If Ott’s idea works, it could one day eliminate the need for an organ waiting list.