By Abby Norman and Jolene Creighton on February 10, 2018 Think that human augmentation is still decades away? Think again. This week, government leaders met with experts and innovators ahead of the World Government Summit in Dubai. Their goal? To determine the future of artificial intelligence. It was an event that attracted some of the biggest […]
The unique circumstances that defined Hans Jonatan’s life made it possible for researchers to recreate his DNA almost 200 years after his death.
Researchers have unveiled a way to test if photons display “spooky action at a distance” despite photon loss, paving the way to a secure quantum internet.
Joanne Chory has been researching plants for 30 years. She is researching a hearty edible plant that will also fight climate change.
South Korean scientists have created a chemical that can promote hair growth in mice, and could one day lead to a cure for baldness in people.
The UK and Canada have joined to launch an international partnership, in hopes of advancing efforts to transition away from using coal as an energy source.
Scientists have seen peculiar behavior from a small percentage of stars. This may be evidence of alien communication or just a new natural phenomenon.
The material is capable of generating new complex states of light. The material creates swirling vortices of light.
A discrepancy in the Standard Model of physics has been discovered. The power of the Large Hadron Collider could be enhanced to search for new particles.
The genes of an Indiana Amish community may host a secret humans have pursued for much of living memory: the anti-aging key to longer and healthier lives.
Neurotechnologies will offer brand new ways for humans to interface with computers. However, experts warn that we need to establish regulations.
In the coming years, government space agencies and private companies plan to send a dizzying number of rockets into space. Here’s a definitive timeline of their plans so far.
NASA’s new X3 thruster, developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the US Air Force, NASA, broke records in a recent test.
New research into an Alzheimer’s drug found the drug fixes cavities by naturally stimulating the body’s ability to regenerate teeth.
Scientists at the University of California Los Angeles have found a way to create stunningly detailed 3D reconstructions of platinum nanoparticles.
A team of physicists have just demonstrated a proof-of-principle for a quantum system, a breakthrough that may mean quantum supremacy is months away.
The new method targets cellular regeneration using particles called extracellular vesicles, encouraging them to regenerate more effectively.
Research into the element berkelium shows that the Theory of Relativity explains its behavior more accurately than quantum mechanics.
A pair of Japanese researchers believe their quantum computing method will increase the number of qubits processed from the dozens to the millions.
Duke University researchers have published a study explaining how a modified poliovirus is able to effectively treat cancer patients.
A researcher has patented a straightforward method for synthesizing graphene from graphite that is cheaper and more efficient than traditional methods.
Researchers at the University of Manchester have used graphene to produce an efficient, cost-effective method of making seawater potable.
Theoretical physicist Lucien Hardy is pushing wants to push the boundaries of quantum physics by performing a Bell test using humans as links.
Google’s AutoML makes it easier to design better AI.
OpenAI just announced it has created an AI system that can learn to complete a task after watching one demonstration in a simulated environment.
Atlanta lawmakers have committed the city to running entirely on renewable energy sources, including wind and solar, by 2035.
The funding was already approved, but now researchers can’t access it.
Swedish startup Gavagai AB, a language technology company, will be using its AI capabilities to decipher the language of dolphins.
A new type of stem cell can not only become any cell in the human body, but can also support the growth of an entire embryo.
Instead of fearing AI, we should use it to extend our lives.
The acorn worm, an invertebrate, has an incredible ability to regenerate. By studying its abilities, humans could access our own latent regeneration.
Modern science is bringing us ever closer to a day when aging is no longer a concern. However, with our increasing life-spans come challenges and questions we must be prepared to face.
He had some harsh words regarding our current climate of disregarding experts.
Computers have no emotional entanglements of their own, so they can focus entirely on the task of perceiving emotions in human subjects.
Bell helicopter unveiled an innovative new design for their FCX-001 helicopter.
Two new clues have emerged in our hunt for longevity.
Video describe the features of the James Webb Space Telescope that will allow us to look further into space than ever before.
Once genes that influence intelligence are identified, tools like gene editing and IVF could be used to make us smarter.
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The evidence mounts for life on this dwarf planet.
Teaching machines could be much easier using this tech.
Thousands of oxygen-producing plants cover these towers.
This drug removed all traces of cancer in one UK man.
See six wildly imaginative designs for the future of city living.
See six wildly imaginative designs for the future of city living.
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Scientists from University of California – San Diego were able to confirm the code responsible for initiating transcription and regulation of more than half of human genes. Knowing how or why genes are turned on and off during development, as well as understanding how they respond to environmental changes, will help us find ways to prevent diseases.