Tag: Science

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Prenatal ‘Mini-brain’ Scans May Solve Schizophrenia Origins

Schizophrenia in children can be difficult to diagnose. New research in prenatal genetic testing could improve the odds. The concept of cognitive dysfunction (specifically regarding schizophrenia) developing in the embryo brain has been around since...
3 Levels of Consciousness Explained (and What They Mean for AI)

3 Levels of Consciousness Explained (and What They Mean for AI)

Research suggests that there are three levels of human consciousness, which could be taken as a roadmap toward “conscious AI”. Could machines ever exhibit a similar grasp of consciousness to humans? To answer this question,...
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Body Temperature Regulating Wristband Could end ‘Women’s Winter’

The latest Apple Watch might be a healthcare device, but here's one thing it doesn't do: help regulate your body temperature. The Embr Wave does just that. Some people run hot. Others run cold. But everyone...
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Use a Quantum gas Clock to set Your Alarm Clock–it’s the Most Precise Ever

Researchers have built the most accurate atomic clock ever made, which keeps time using a quantum gas. It only takes a second to say “hi”. Lots of things happen each second. Every second, 761 tons of...
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Reduce Risk of Transplant Rejection With New Medtech

2017: the year of the world’s first-of-its-kind bone tissue transplant. How a host body will react is one of the biggest concerns with transplants, grafts, or transfusions. When it comes to bleeding edge medical tech,...
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Negative Trials: the Most Important Part of Medicine

As we learn from our own mistakes, so do failed medical studies benefit medical research. Clinical trials aren’t just for experimental drugs and FDA approval. They apply for everything from clinical studies to therapy research....
The Latest Guide to Understanding CRISPR-Cas9

The Latest Guide to Understanding CRISPR-Cas9

The CRISPR Pill made headlines with its implications in the fight against Superbugs. But CRISPR technology originated from research into gene splicing and genetic editing capabilities. Since DNA is the fundamental building block of existence,...
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This Quantum Storage Device Fits on a Chip

Quantum computing is progressing at an incredible rate, but one of the main limiting factors has been practical data storage. Scientists have just found a tiny solution. Now, 32 and 64gb flash drives cost less...
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Apple Enters the Hearing Aid Market With Cochlear Limited

Many of the most disruptive technological innovations came from superstar corporation Apple and its original brainchild Steve Jobs. Apple helmed many groundbreaking technologies over the years. As of late, the tech giant has diversified its...
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Researchers may Have Found a way to Stop Aging in its Tracks

Humanity has long been obsessed with delaying or stopping the inevitability of death. You can find tons of examples: the morbid stories of Dracula and Elizabeth Bathory, the Picture of Dorian Gray, or the Philosopher’s...