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A Man Gets His Genes Edited, and Science Waits With Bated Breath:




Scientists 'Inject' Information into Brains of Monkeys Using Electrical Currents:


The research is very promising and could impact medicine in two key areas: improving treatment options for people who have suffered a decrease in motor skills from injury, and more importantly, acting ...
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Elon Musk says he's not bitcoin inventor, warns of robot apocalypse:




New healthcare model will allow users to video chat with doctor:


Facetiming, texting or emailing with a personal physician is part of a new healthcare model that will launch at a Missoula-based medical walk-in clinic. CostCare will be modifying their Mullan Road ...


Incoming! 2018 regional fly-in bound for Missoula. Airport, pilots association begin planning for thousands at national fly-in event:


The nation's largest aviation organization and its sortie of private pilots will converge on Missoula next summer for its annual fly-in, an event that's expected to draw several hundred aircraft ...


3D-printed objects connect with Wi-Fi - no electricity required:


Researchers from the University of Washington have 3D-printed objects and sensors that are able to communicate with Wi-Fi devices such as smartphones or computers without needing to be powered by batteries ...


Everything You Need to Know About Crispr Gene Editing:


In the last five years, biology has undergone a seismic shift as researchers around the globe have embraced a revolutionary technology called gene editing. It involves the precise cutting and pasting ...


New partnership provides meals personalized to precise health needs:




New design gives 3D printers a 10x speed boost:


Despite the 3D printing revolution shaking up the design and manufacturing industries, one thing has been holding it back from fully infiltrating more commercial day-to-day situations - it's slow. Most ...


Must read article on how our lives will change dramatically in 20 years.:


Udo Gollub is at Messe Berlin. This is what was invisioned in April 22, 2016 I just went to the Singularity University summit and here are the key learnings. In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees ...


Young Again: How One Cell Turns Back Time:


With every birth, cells begin anew. Scientists have found a biological mechanism underpinning the process in worms, which one day may be harnessed to restore our own damaged cells. None of us ...


IKEA, David Chang and ruler of Dubai invest $40 million in AeroFarms vertical farming:


If there was any question that indoor vertical farming is the future of agriculture, the latest announcement from AeroFarms will remove any doubt. The revolutionary company just secured a whopping $40 ...


Italian doctor says world's first human head transplant 'imminent':


A controversial Italian doctor announced Friday that the world's first human head transplant was "imminent" and that it would take place in China because his efforts to get backing for the project were ...


Drug that mimics genetic mutation that helps Amish families fight aging, diabetes and even baldness is in trial:


Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered a genetic mutation in an isolated Amish population that helps them live longer and healthier lives, and protects them from diabetes and other ...


Brain Implant Appears To Boost Memory In Humans:




The Secret to Long Life?:


It May Lurk in the DNA of the Oldest Among Us James Clement has scoured the globe for supercentenarians, aged 110 and older, willing to contribute their genomes to a rare scientific cache. By ...


Here Kitty, kitty.... Boston Dynamics gives SpotMini robot a sleek restyling Robotics:


Boston Dynamics has released a 24-second teaser of its latest SpotMini robot that is sleeker and more agile than any of the company's previous creations. The streamlined quadruped is clad in a sleek yellow ...


Nonviral nanoparticles carry CRISPR to most successful gene edits ever:


Scientists at MIT have developed a new way to carry the CRISPR gene-editing tool to the target area of the genome. Normally the system uses harmless viruses, but that means patients can develop resistance ...


Inexpensive skin cancer detector takes out 2017 James Dyson Award:


A new device called the sKan has won the 2017 international James Dyson Award. The sKan makes heat maps of the skin to identify anomalies associated with melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, ...


Precision medicine: How an evolving definition has helped advance clinical accuracy - Better healthcare for you:


This approach to medicine is quickly emerging as the healthcare approach of tomorrow, and will have important ramifications for the entire healthcare ecosystem, including for clinical laboratories. ...


Amazon's new service lets you open your house door to anyone, anytime:




Human Evolution Will Be About 'Designing How We Evolve Our Brains' Says Stanford Neuroscientist:


Humans will take control of our own evolution if predictions by a Stanford neuroscientist are true. Neuroscience will focus on the development of brain interfaces in an effort to meet our future technological ...


The Way the World Ends: Not with a Bang But a Paperclip:


Paperclips, a new game from designer Frank Lantz, starts simply. The top left of the screen gets a bit of text, probably in Times New Roman, and a couple of clickable buttons: Make a paperclip. You click, ...


New service allows U.S. workers to get paid daily instead of weekly:


Workers are calling the shots in an ever-tightening labor market. So why should they wait a week or two before they see their paychecks? A small but growing number of U.S. workers can draw from their ...


Less small talk, more genuine conversations - WATCH OUT! : Vertellis can cause uncontrollable hugs, kisses and maybe even a little tear... :


Wanna know why this Dutch question cardgame is taking over the world? Well... We (Willem, Bart, Lars & Liz, the team behind Vertellis) https://www.vertellis.com/ felt that we lost touch with the ...


Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs will build a futuristic tech world in Toronto:


On Wednesday, the City of Toronto and Sidewalk Labs -- which is the urban innovation arm of Google's parent company Alphabet -- announced a partnership to radically re-imagine 800 acres of the city's ...


Google's new super-secure email is crazy strong but not for the forgetful:


Google on Tuesday rolled out a nasty-complicated but insanely secure version of its Google accounts aimed at "those who need it most," such as journalists, politicians and activists. It's not pretty but ...


Where is technology taking the economy?:


We are creating an intelligence that is external to humans and housed in the virtual economy. This is bringing us into a new economic era--a distributive one--where different rules apply. By W. ...


Earthquake-resistant concrete keeps walls from falling :


While we may hear about ways of constructing new buildings to make them earthquake-resistant, what about all the buildings that are standing already? Well, that's where a new concrete developed at Canada's ...


The "Smart Society" of the Future Doesn't Look Like Science Fiction:


What is a "smart" society? While flights of imagination from science-fiction writers, filmmakers, and techno-futurists involve things like flying cars and teleportation, in practice smart technology is ...

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