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Nation of Artists and Freethink are proud to partner with Aflac, Sproutel and Carol Cone On Purpose for the launch of My Special Aflac Duck, a social robot designed to bring comfort and joy to kids with cancer, and already the winner of the Tech for a Better World Innovation Award at CES 2018, Engadget’s official Best of CES Awards for Best Unexpected Product, and the CES Showstoppers Award for Best Robotics.

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New Study Into How Tornadoes Form Could Save Lives
how tornadoes form
Extreme Weather
New Study Into How Tornadoes Form Could Save Lives
To improve our understanding of how tornadoes form, researchers involved in the TORUS Project will send tech straight into supercell thunderstorms.

To improve our understanding of how tornadoes form, researchers involved in the TORUS Project will send tech straight into supercell thunderstorms.

Dispatches
Genetic Tests Miss “Invisible” Mutations That Cause Disease and Neurological...
Genetic Tests Miss “Invisible” Mutations That Cause Disease and Neurological Disorders
Dispatches
Genetic Tests Miss “Invisible” Mutations That Cause Disease and Neurological...
There's more to your DNA than just letters, and mutations can lurk in that genetic "dark matter."

There's more to your DNA than just letters, and mutations can lurk in that genetic "dark matter."

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Scientists Physically "Transplant" a Memory in Snails
Scientists Physically
Dispatches
Scientists Physically "Transplant" a Memory in Snails
The experiment breaks the conventional wisdom about what memories are made of.

The experiment breaks the conventional wisdom about what memories are made of.

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Organic Solar Is (Finally) Efficient Enough to Compete
Organic Solar Is (Finally) Efficient Enough to Compete
Dispatches
Organic Solar Is (Finally) Efficient Enough to Compete
Reliable power straight from the sun looks more achievable than ever.

Reliable power straight from the sun looks more achievable than ever.

The Shipping Containers Used for Conversations
The Shipping Containers Used for Conversations
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The Shipping Containers Used for Conversations
Would you talk to a stranger on the other side of the world?
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Frequently seen being hauled by semi-trucks on the highway or stacked on the decks of cargo ships, these shipping containers are now being used in a different way, as a portal to connect people across the globe and facilitate conversation. Step inside and you can be instantly connected to someone on a different continent, with whom one can talk and share music, thoughts, and ideas. The creator of Portals hopes this...

Coded
Hacking the Future
Hacking the Future
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Coded
Hacking the Future
How do we make sure the next generation of hackers uses their talents for good?
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In our hyper-connected world, hacking is a superpower. And Nico Sell wants to make sure that power ends up in the right hands. She started Rootz Asylum to teach kids how to hack and encourage them to use their new-found talents for good.

The New Space Race
Tiny Satellites With a Huge Impact
Tiny Satellites With a Huge Impact
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The New Space Race
Tiny Satellites With a Huge Impact
Many satellites are nearing the end of their life. This is what could be next.
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Spire’s CubeSat satellites—each about the size of a shoebox—can collect and transmit weather data six times as often as the massive, billion-dollar satellites we’ve used for generations. But it doesn’t stop at weather prediction. Spire thinks their tech will be essential as humans journey deeper into deep space.

Technology
Prosthetics Enter a New Age of Beautiful Form and Incredible Function
Prosthetics Enter a New Age of Beautiful Form and Incredible Function
Technology
Prosthetics Enter a New Age of Beautiful Form and Incredible Function
For centuries, prosthetics didn't change much at all, but the past 10 years has seen an incredible leap forward in...
By Mike Riggs

For centuries, prosthetics didn't change much at all, but the past 10 years has seen an incredible leap forward in the way they look and work.