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Is Getting Genetically Engineered a Human Right?

Paying For Cures<p>CRISPR, a gene editing tool, is at the heart of numerous new medical treatments and technologies. Some of the incredible uses of …

New Discovery Could Allow Us to Edit Memories to Make Them Less Traumatic

This is huge for those with PTSD.<p>Researchers have recently discovered two different types of memory use completely different processes in the same …

“Interstellar’s” Stunning Visual Effects Led to a New Scientific Finding

When Kip Thorne, theoretical physicist and executive producer on Interstellar, was put in charge of the visuals behind the film’s black hole, the …

Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

The term “moonshot” is sometimes invoked to denote a project so outrageously ambitious that it can only be described by comparing it to the Apollo 11 …

Can We Copy the Brain?

Intensive efforts to re-create human cognition will transform the way we work, learn, and play<p>1. A Unique Machine<p>Trying to create consciousness may …

Google’s New AI Is Better at Creating AI Than the Company’s Engineers

Google’s AutoML<p>One of the more noteworthy remarks to come out of Google I/O ’17 conference this week was CEO Sundar Pichai recalling how his team had …

What Should We Do If Aliens Contact the Earth?

A Celestial Search<p>From the pointy ears of Vulcans to the sharp fangs of the Xenomorph, humans have long envisioned what alien species must be like. …

Robot exoskeletons are finally here, and they’re nothing like the suits from Iron Man

Hollywood set a high bar for exoskeleton suits. Technology imagined in <i>Iron Man</i>, <i>Aliens,</i> and <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> all endow humans with superhuman abilities. After years of tinkering and military adventures, the first exoskeleton suits are finally walking out of the lab and into the market. Rather than …

Robotics

Living animals are ‘cured’ of HIV infection in world first

In a breakthrough described as a ‘major step’ towards a permanent cure for HIV infection, living mice have been ‘cured’ of the virus by gene …

There could be ancient alien technology hidden in the solar system, astronomer claims

For decades, radio telescopes have scanned the skies, hoping for a signal from intelligent aliens in another solar system.<p>But could signs of …

Meet M3D's Pro: The self-aware 3D printer you can fit on a bookshelf

Ever wanted to get into 3D printing, but didn’t, because they’re too big and too expensive? Or found most 3D devices on the market clumsy and prone to jams? The M3D Pro printer is designed to be small, cheap, and capable of correcting for error on its own.<p>What is it?<p>The M3D Pro is a variation of …

Google AI Secretly Uploaded to the Internet, Where it Wreaked Havoc on Gamers

AI Undercover<p>Google’s DeepMind is a company working on what could be one of the most significant scientific advances of our era. They focus on the …

A Naked Black Hole Is Streaking Across the Universe

Black holes are mysterious cosmic monsters, shrouded in a thick veil of gas and dust. They lurk in the heart of galaxies, waiting to gobble up stars …

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Hubble has discovered an alien planet that orbits 2 stars at once — and detected it in a weird way

The so-called circumbinary planet, called OGLE-2007-BLG-349, was first discovered in 2007 and was believed to be orbiting one star, with another mysterious object nearby.<p>Closer inspection with the Hubble Space Telescope in this new research — which has been accepted to The Astronomical Journal— has …

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Will NASA Announce the Discovery of Life on Europa Next Week?

NASA found something on one of Jupiter’s moons, but it’s not telling us what it is yet.<p>The space agency will hold a media conference on Monday to …

Tardigrades’ Radiation Defense Could Help Human Space Travel

Tardigrades are pretty much impossible to kill. No, seriously — the tiny organisms also known as water bears or mossy piglets can survive the …

Human Chimera Research's Huge (and Thorny) Potential

It is striking just how little we know about human development, especially given we are now decades into the modern era of biology. How is it …

FALSE: NASA Admits It Is in Contact with Alien Species and Just Forgot to Mention It

CLAIM<p>NASA admitted that they were in contact with aliens but failed to officially disclose that information, presuming everyone already knew about …

Intel's newest prototype makes today's VR headsets seem old fashioned (Tomorrow Daily 410 show notes)

5 Technologies for 2031

Today, in 2016, we have largely mastered the virtual world of information. By 2031, we will have begun to master the physical world as well. Related …

The curious case of Earth's leaking atmosphere

07 July 2016<p><b>Earth's atmosphere is leaking. Every day, around 90 tonnes of material escapes from our planet's upper atmosphere and streams out into</b> …