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Healthy.io turns your smartphone into a clinical-grade medical testing device

In an age when artificial intelligence and computer vision can determine the specific contents of virtually every image captured, you can easily find out what type of flower you’re looking at or filter all the cat photos in your library. That’s not exactly life-changing stuff, of course, but …

Digital Health

Nasa Kepler announcement: Has the space agency discovered alien life?

It’s the biggest question in the universe: are we alone in the infinite void or are aliens living out there somewhere in deep space?<p>Now Nasa is …

Telescopes

The Boring Company publishes map of proposed tunnels

The Boring Company, one of many projects under Elon Musk's watch, has released a map showing where it imagines its first network of tunnels to run, …

Elon Musk finally admits Tesla is building its own custom AI chips

And gives us the news that god-like machines will take over within a decadeElon Musk has revealed that Tesla, his electric automobile company, is …

Tesla

Team's advance allows gene editing with surgical precision

Yale researchers report they have created a more precise and efficient technology to edit the genomes of living organisms, an ability that is …

Human embryonic stem cells were just used to fix a leading cause of blindness

Stem Cells for Sight<p>Two clinical trials have shown early promise in treating common blindness-causing conditions, specifically the dry form of …

Artificial Intelligence Could Hijack Brain-Computer Interfaces and Take Control of Our Minds

Brain-computer interfaces (BCI), such as those being developed by Elon Musk’s Neuralink startup, risk being hijacked by a rogue artificial …

Patient Deaths Show Darker Side of Modern Chinese Medicine

Early on a snowy, winter morning in January 2012, Wu Xiaoliang, a 37-year-old farmer, stopped by his local doctor to remedy a headache. At a small …

Revolutionary ultrasound smartphone gadget helped a doctor diagnose his own cancer

Butterfly Network Inc., a medical technology company that aims to revolutionize current ultrasound systems, just announced that it got clearance from …

Narwhal recruits track melting Arctic ice

Don’t bother trying to attach radio transmitters to narwhals, the “unicorns of the sea,” says marine ecologist Kristin Laidre.<p>These tusked Arctic …

Will AI change the future of music?

With the latest software now using artificial intelligence and algorithms to compose and produce music, will song creators be out of a job? Or will …

Google's machine learning software has learned to replicate itself

Google’s AutoML<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs. Now, Google has …

Have Scientists Found a Way to 'Turbocharge' the Human Brain?

In preliminary research, people learned faster and made fewer mistakes when a particular brain region was electrically stimulated.<p><i>In brief:</i> <i>What if you could improve your mental aptitude and performance by directly stimulating specific parts of the brain? That's what a team of researchers from</i> …

Surgical glue seals wounds in seconds

<b>Biomedical engineers have developed MeTro, a highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue that seals wounds in 60 seconds without the need for staples</b> …

Engineering

Berry extract added to chemo kills pancreatic cancer

A chemotherapy drug was more effective at killing pancreatic cancer cells when an extract from chokeberries was added to the mix.<p>Chokeberry is a wild …

Fossil Footprints from Crete Deepen Controversy on Human Origins

It looks like 2017 could become some kind of genuine <i>annus horribilis</i> for the established scientific consensus on human evolution. It all began with …

Ambitious neuroscience project to probe how the brain makes decisions

Combining expertise from 21 labs in Europe and the US, the International Brain Laboratory will attempt to answer one of the greatest mysteries of all time<p>World-leading neuroscientists have launched an ambitious project to answer one of the greatest mysteries of all time: how the brain decides what …

The Brain

Experimental brain technology can rewind Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease is considered a global challenge of the century. Alzheimer’s disease is a thief. It comes and takes away the most precious …

Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart From Stem Cells

However, there's still a long way to go before we'll have individualized replacement hearts.<p>Over a third of Americans who need a new heart will not …

Migraines: Your Internal Migraine Environment

Chronic migraines are life-changing. It is a lonely struggle that family and friends don’t tend to understand without experiencing it for themselves …

How To Cure A Migraine: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

A migraine is not just a headache, which is what some people assume (and scoff at) when colleagues aren't able to come in to work because they are …

Experts Weigh in On the First Human Head Transplant Surgeon: "I Just Don't Think He's Done the Science"

by Business Insider August 31, 2017 Sci-Fi Visions 52480<p>Newsweek<p>Real-Life Frankenstein<p>To Sergio Canavero, “Frankenstein” is scientific …