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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 08:24:18 AM mt

Are We Made of Memories A Researchers Quest to Record His Life




How well do you remember what happened last week? Two weeks ago? Five weeks from last Tuesday? Unless you are meticulous in recording the events of your life, or something notable happened on a given date, your memories will likely be hazy at best. How many hours of your life, ignored, seep down into some []
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Saturday December 08, 2018 @ 09:42:58 AM mt

Switching to Electric Vehicles Could Save the US Billions But Timing Is Everything




Today, less than two percent of the vehicles Americans buy are electric. But within the next three decades, some automotive industry experts expect electric vehicles could make up the majority of US and global car sales. All told, American drivers log about 3 trillion miles per year, consuming more than 170 billion gallons of gasoline []
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Friday December 07, 2018 @ 12:02:27 PM mt

A Smartphone App and 3D Printed Attachment for HIV Detection




There are more than 1.1 million people in the US living with HIV, and 1 in 7 of them dont even know they have it. Young people are the most likely to be unaware of their infections. Globally, there were approximately 36.9 million people living with HIV in 2017, an estimated 1.8 million of them []
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Thursday December 06, 2018 @ 09:30:31 AM mt

The Promiseand Complicationsof Domestic Robots




Every year, for just a few days in a major city, a small team of roboticists get to live the dream: ordering around their own personal robot butlers. In carefully-constructed replicas of a restaurant scene or a domestic setting, these robots perform any number of simple algorithmic tasks. Get the can of beans from the []
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Wednesday December 05, 2018 @ 10:33:26 AM mt

Research in Zero Gravity: 6 Wild Projects on the International Space Station




Its been 20 years since the first components of the International Space Station (ISS) were launched from Earth. Orbiting the planet every 90 minutes at about 250 miles above Earths surface, the ISS has been the cornerstone of NASAs mission for much of these last two decades. The ISS isnt orbiting without a purpose. Its []
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Tuesday December 04, 2018 @ 10:38:13 AM mt

CRISPR Babies: Stumbling Over Mankinds Next Giant Leap




During the last weekend in November, MIT Tech Review broke a world-changing story: the birth of the first children to have undergone gene editing as embryos. The Associated Press swiftly followed with a longer report on the small Chinese clinical trial in which seven couples, all including HIV-positive men, donated eggs and sperm that Dr. []
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Tuesday December 04, 2018 @ 08:58:38 AM mt

Welcome to the CRISPR Baby WorldHeres What You Should Know




Last week, the gene editing world was hit by news the equivalent of a nuclear bomb. In a video on YouTube, Dr. Jiankui He at Southern University of Science and Technology in China revealed that the first CRISPR babiesa pair of twin girls named Nana and Luluhad been born. Engineered to resist HIV infections, the []
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Monday December 03, 2018 @ 08:19:22 AM mt

Britain Is Developing an AI-Powered Predictive Policing System




The tantalizing prospect of predicting crime before it happens has got law enforcement agencies excited about AI. Most efforts so far have focused on forecasting where and when crime will happen, but now British police want to predict who will perpetrate it. The idea is reminiscent of sci-fi classic Minority Report, where clairvoyant precogs were []
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Sunday December 02, 2018 @ 08:56:56 AM mt

The Surprising Parallels Between Netflixs Maniac and Real-Life Therapy Tech




The human mind can be a confusing and overwhelming place. Despite incredible leaps in human progress, many of us still struggle to make our peace with our thoughts. The roots of this are complex and multifaceted. To find explanations for the global mental health epidemic, one can tap into neuroscience, psychology, evolutionary biology, or simply []
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Saturday December 01, 2018 @ 10:33:46 AM mt

How Blockchain Is Changing Computer Gaming




Ripples of change are starting to spread throughout the $108.9 billion computer gaming industry, as blockchain technology looks set to change core aspects of games enjoyed by 2.2 billion people around the world. Better security as well as new opportunities and incentives for gamers are just some of the benefits that blockchain can bring to []
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