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Jan 6, 2023

China makes ‘revolutionary’ breakthrough in power plant cooling

Posted by in categories: energy, innovation

Jan 6, 2023

DeXtreme: Transferring Dexterous Manipulation from Simulations to Reality

Posted by in categories: innovation, robotics/AI

Breakthroughs in robotic manipulation will enable a new wave of applications for robots in commercial, industrial and home applications.

NVIDIA’s Isaac Sim and Gym tools allow robots to be trained entirely in simulation before their AI brains are transferred into real robots. Our video shows the results of this sim-to-real transfer.

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Jan 6, 2023

Tomorrow’s World Today

Posted by in categories: innovation, sustainability

TV show.


Tomorrow’s World Today spotlights the latest in technology and sustainability in four different areas: inspiration, creation, innovation, and production. Stream Tomorrow’s World Today Seasons 1–4 at youtube.com/tomorrowsworldtoday/.

Jan 5, 2023

Rate of scientific breakthroughs slowing over time: Study

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The rate of ground-breaking scientific discoveries and technological innovation is slowing down despite an ever-growing amount of knowledge, according to an analysis released Wednesday of millions of research papers and patents.

While previous research has shown downturns in individual disciplines, the study is the first that “emphatically, convincingly documents this decline of disruptiveness across all major fields of science and technology,” lead author Michael Park told AFP.

Park, a doctoral student at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, called disruptive discoveries those that “break away from existing ideas” and “push the whole scientific field into new territory.”

Jan 4, 2023

2022 In Review: The Top Scientific and Technological Breakthroughs

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As we prepare to leave 2022 behind, let’s take a look at a few of the most noteworthy scientific breakthroughs that happened this year.

Jan 4, 2023

10 Reasons Why Collaboration With China Will Help Billions Of People Worldwide Live Longer And Healthier

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, innovation

In 2021, one of the record years in biotechnology investments, about 50 drugs were approved by the FDA. 36 of these were small molecules. In my opinion, only about 5 of these were truly innovative targeting novel mechanisms and novel targets. The 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) contained 55,000 codes for diseases, injuries and conditions. Even if we assume that there are only 10,000 diseases, 50 FDA approvals per year seems to be an extraordinarily small number.

The reason for this small number of innovative and effective therapeutics is the long time, high cost, and low probability of success of drug discovery and development. On average, this process takes 12 years, costs over $2 Billion dollars and fails over 90% of the time. The most innovative therapeutics with novel targets have even higher probability of failure. To get these 50 drugs approved in 2021, the pharmaceutical companies globally spent over $100 Billion and over a decade.

The biotechnology industry is very different from any other industry and it is important to understand how it works, and the role China plays in delivering safe and effective medicines to suffering patients worldwide. Sharing risk, expenses, and infrastructure will result in acceleration of global biotechnology and increase the number of innovative drug approvals. Closer collaboration between the US and China in biotechnology would allow investors to share huge risks and returns while benefiting everyone on the planet and making this world a much better place.

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Jan 2, 2023

Artificial Intelligence To Nerf Video Copyright With THIS | NEW Google Robotics AI Technology

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A breakthrough artificial intelligence called SinFusion can now take any video as input and extrapolate a synthetic video as output, either moving forward or backward in time, using a diffusion model. Google AI has released a new robotics transformer (RT-1) that does over 700 tasks using a fleet of 13 different robot arms with 7 degrees of freedom and a 2 fingered gripper manipulator. Researchers from Korea have developed a quadruped robot that is able to walk on walls and ceilings using magnetic elastomers and electromagnets.

AI News Timestamps:
0:00 The Rise of AI Diffusion Models.
1:08 Custom AI Diffusion Model Options.
1:27 What Is SinFusion AI
2:35 How Sinfusion AI Works.
4:04 New Google AI Robot Tech.
6:28 New Robotics That Walk on Walls.

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Jan 2, 2023

Madman Invents Robot Suit That Lets Snake Walk With Legs

Posted by in categories: innovation, robotics/AI

A science vlogger has given snakes their legs back — and the fact that led him to his mad invention is pretty outrageous.

Jan 1, 2023

China claims ‘revolutionary breakthrough’ in cooling power plants

Posted by in categories: energy, innovation

The technology system will enable the Yanghuopan Power Station in Yulin City, Shaanxi, to save 24,500 tonnes of coal and cut 54,100 tonnes of carbon emissions annually, claims Chinese media.

China claims the “world’s first” power plant equipped with a “natural direct cooling” (NDC) system is now connected to the grid in the Shaanxi Province of the country.

“The technology, described as ‘a revolution in industrial air cooling’ by local newspaper Shaanxi Daily, makes use of the natural airflow in the plant to guide the heat to the air condenser,” said the report.

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Jan 1, 2023

How Did Humans Boil Water Before the Invention of Pots?

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Roasting would have been easy. But re-creating the paleo way of boiling water requires a bit more imagination.

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