Tag: research

junk DNA

Why we Should Look to Junk DNA to Help Cure Cancer

Interest in understanding the human genome is higher than ever, as is the desire to edit it, especially after realizing that some animals don't have as many problems with cancer. The advent of Crispr-CAS9 gene...
evolutionary theory

This Study Just Changed Evolutionary Theory for Good

Evolution: the way in which organisms change in accordance with their surroundings and in reaction to other organisms. Despite contention to its existence, the theory of evolution continues to unfold and adapt--much like the proposition...
turn back time

Turn Back Time With These 5 new Technologies

While the world is steadily moving toward a future with AI, autonomous cars, and potentially Skynet, some allege that the future might better resemble the past than anything new. Fintechpreneurs like Elon Musk and companies...
video buffering

How Machine Learning can put an end to Video Buffering

Everyone hates watching their YouTube video buffer. We've been there with you, languishing in impatience. Everyone also knows that machine learning is the basis for developing an artificial intelligence driven future right out of science...
stop aging

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...
matrix tech

Connect your Brain to a Computer with Matrix Tech

In 2017, you can have groceries delivered to your house via text, hang in a VR lounge with your far-away friends, and play video games with people in different countries, but you can’t “jack...
power plant

Turn Your Movement Into a Power Plant With This Fabric-thin Generator

Mankind--regardless of industry--cannot survive and flourish without a continuous, sustainable power source. Thanks to advancements in biological tech, the search for alternative sources of energy can extend beyond just solar and wind. Battery technology hasn't grown...
kill superbugs without antibiotics

Can we Really Kill Superbugs Without Antibiotics?

Because "superbugs" like MRSA no longer respond to traditional antibiotic treatments, researchers are locked in a constant microscopic arms race to develop new antibiotics that effectively counter increasingly resistant opportunistic bacterial strains. Recently, a  25-year-old...