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New Tech Said to Kill Coronavirus

GermFalcon Said to Kill Coronavirus on Aircraft Source:  GermFalcon World on Edge as Virus Relentlessly Spreads In the past twenty four hours, dramatic action has been taken to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.  The World Health Organization has put the world on notice that the coronavirus is now a pandemic.  Major universities like Harvard, MIT and Boston University have ended regular classes and shifted those classes to online.  President Trump has put extensive travel restrictions into place including no flights coming to the US from Europe for at least thirty days.  And, the NBA has ended its basketball season in the US.  Now, comes a glimmer of hope.  A US company - Dimer UVC Innovations of Los Angeles  - says it has developed a machine that kills dangerous viruses with ultra-violet light. Three Minutes and Germ Free The GermFalcon uses a UV-C light system to kill deadly viruses like the Coronavirus inside  airplanes.  The device is not robotic as the

Linking the Brain to Machines

US Defense Department's DARPA Investing Millions in BMIs Source:  DARPA Brain Machine Interfaces - the New Frontier Brain-Machine Interfaces (BMIs). The US Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency - DARPA -  is investing millions of dollars into its Next Generation, Non-Surgical Neurotechnology program.  The purpose is to provide BMIs to the US military for overwhelming technological advantages. Breakthrough R&D DARPA has just launched a radical approach.  Wireless BMIs that do not require surgery to link the brain and technology.  Six academic teams have just been tapped to come up with radically different, innovative approaches.  The concepts include connecting by acoustic signals, electromagnetic waves, infrared beams, genetically enhanced neurons and nanotechnology.  It's a 4 year research program and each university team is said to be getting $20 million. MegaTrend  This is an important trend to follow.  Besides DARPA in the US, billiona