What better place is there to study robotics and biotechnology than NASA's Silicon Valley campus? It's the new home of Singularity University, which will welcome its first batch of student entrepreneurs -- 40 forward-thinking grad students and businesspeople interested in topics such as "human enhancement" through technology -- this summer. A Singularity founder differentiates it from traditional colleges: "There's no place that allows you to step back, look at the big issues, and think."

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