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Oxford University Develops New 3D Bioprinter to Build Organs and Tissues

University of Oxford scientists have developed a new method for 3D-printing laboratory-grown cells to form living structures. The new method enables the production of complex...
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Researchers Enable Lab-Grade Medical Tests on Smartphones

In a major step towards creating a tricorder, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have invented a device that allows smartphones to perform the kinds...
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New Version of CRISPR Can Treat RNA-based Diseases Like ALS and...

New research from the University of California San Diego has expanded the possible uses of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool. Previously, CRISPR/Cas9 was only able to...

A Chinese Satellite Has Sent The First Quantum Communication From Space

The Chinese Academy of Sciences announced earlier today that their "quantum satellite" has successfully sent the first ever quantum key distribution from a satellite to the...

DeepMind Releases Tools to Train Artificial Intelligence on StarCraft II

DeepMind and Blizzard have released tools to let AI researchers create AIs that can fairly compete against human players in the game of StarCraft...
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Tesla Faces Gigafactory Competition from Asia and Europe

For those of us waiting for affordable, long range electric cars a global race to build Gigafactories couldn't be better news. Battery costs have...
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DARPA Announces New Funding For a High-Resolution, Implantable Neural Interface

DARPA announced yesterday that it has awarded contracts to five research groups and one company as part of its Neural Engineering System Design program. The six...
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Breakthrough Device Can Easily Reprogram Tissue Directly in The Body

Scientists from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State's College of Engineering have published a paper in Nature Nanotechnology describing a...
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Peter Eckersley – Artificial Intelligence: Security and Privacy Implications

What will the recent rapid progress in machine learning and AI mean for the fields of computer security and privacy? This talk gives a...
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Prof. Anders Sandberg – Just how big can the future be?

Prof. Anders Sandberg spoke to a gathering of the Manchester Futurists about expansive future scenarios for civilization. Anders Sandberg’s research at the Future of Humanity Institute...
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Sir Roger Penrose, Joscha Bach & Hartmut Neven Discuss Can Machines...

Sir Roger Penrose - How can Consciousness Arise Within the Law of Physics? Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and...
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D-Wave – Powering Artificial Intelligence With Quantum Computers

Dr. Colin P. Williams, Director of Strategy & Business Development at D-Wave Systems, Inc. explains how D-Wave's adiabatic quantum computers are perfectly suited for...
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Dr. Mitalipov on His Breakthrough Paper That Describes Editing Human Embryos...

Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov and other scientists discuss the recent breakthrough paper Dr. Mitalipov and his international team published in Nature on Wednesday which describes...
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DeepMind Co-founder Mustafa Suleyman – AI Can Make The World a...

Mustafa Suleyman founded the pioneering artificial intelligence company, DeepMind September 2010, along with Demis Hassabis and Shane Legg. DeepMind's AIs have beaten the top human...