A recent study claims that the Arctic may lose its ice cover in summer in as few as 30 years, as opposed to the end of the century, as the the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 2007 predicted. While that study used 11 models to base their facts on, Muyin Wang and James Overland picked 6 of the 23 now available and noted that the change will probably come from the average figure of 32 years, but may be as early as 11. Most scientists figure that parts of northern Canada and Greenland will still have ice in summer.
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You will some day be able to find your lost car keys with only your PC. University of Tokyo researchers have come up with Memory Goggles. They can recognize and organize visual information of objects after a certain amount of training. They also have an LCD screen built-in so that you can double check the item. The glasses need the aid of a computer tied to the user’s back, which the scientists say will become smaller in time. The team is also hoping that the goggles will be capable of processing information in future robotics.
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