Jeremy Fischer

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Millions of Women Are Injured During Childbirth. Why Aren't Doctors Diagnosing Them?

"I met so many people who bounced back after four weeks, and I would say, 'Really? Because I'm crawling around like an old lady.'"<p>When Jennifer had her second child in 2005, she knew within days that something worrisome had happened to her body. For the first time in her life, she couldn't make it …

How Jellyfish, Nanobots, and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

We spoke to the world's leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.<p>Dr. Chris Faulkes is standing in his laboratory, tenderly caressing what looks like a penis. It's not his penis, nor mine, and it's definitely not that of the only …

The World’s Most Expensive Medicine Is a Bust - MIT Technology Review

The most expensive drug in history is a money loser that’s not reaching patients. In fact, it’s only been paid for and used commercially once since …

Biotechnology

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Brain Imaging

Chinese scientists modify gene to make humans immune to HIV - China

In a major breakthrough that has the potential to revolutionize the whole fight against HIV/AIDS, Chinese scientists recently modified a gene in …

The Last Invention We Will Ever Make

Existential Dangers Connected to AI Developments<p><i>Note 1: You can read an updated version of</i> <i>AI Revolution 101</i><i>.</i> I edited it slightly and combined each …

Enigmatic "Blip" At Large Hadron Collider May Be A Mysterious New Particle

Physics Photo credit: Is it just noise in the machine, or a brand new particle? general-fmv/ShutterstockSince the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) began …

Physics

Scientists Just Got a Step Closer to Creating a Universal Allergy Treatment

YES!<p>Whether it's hay fever, food allergies, or asthma that plagues you, there's no denying that our immune system can be a real punishment when it's …

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Emerging Technology

The Robots Are Coming … to Take Your Job

It’s not just assembly line work that is at risk from automation anymore. Martin Ford, author of "Rise of the Robots," explains what’s coming.

Artificial Intelligence

How to Mathematically Measure Consciousness

How can we measure the phenomenon of human consciousness?<p>A month ago I was being introduced for the public presentation of my neuroscience PhD …

Nobel Prize

What Happens Now That We Know Gravitational Waves Are Real?

Last week, physics had a rare moment in the headlines after scientists announced they had made the first direct observations of gravitational waves, …

The superhero of artificial intelligence: can this genius keep it in check?

Demis Hassabis has a modest demeanour and an unassuming countenance, but he is deadly serious when he tells me he is on a mission to “solve intelligence, and then use that to solve everything else”. Coming from almost anyone else, the statement would be laughable; from him, not so much. Hassabis is …

Artificial Intelligence

Humans will live underwater in 100 years' time as the population is squeezed out of cities

A report predicts underground cities and floating neighbours will become commonplace in the next century<p>One hundred years from now, the human population will be living in underwater cities and in 3D-printed homes, according to a study that looks at the future of living.<p>Buildings and interiors will …

Living Rooms

Why do people go bald? Science finally has an answer

If you were wondering why your hair was looking somewhat less lustrous than in previous years, we finally have an answer for you: it's because your …

It's time to kill all the mosquitos

As well it should be: The disease, which seems likely to be causing birth defects, could affect millions of people in several dozen countries.<p>And the virus may be on its way into the US As of Friday morning, no fewer than five New York residents have been diagnosed as Zika positive.<p>But New Yorkers, …

Eating cheese may help kill cancer cells, according to new study

15 PHOTOS<p>Healthy Snacks<p>See Gallery<p>Eating cheese may help kill cancer cells, according to new study<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More Like This<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>of<p>SEE ALL<p>BACK TO SLIDE<p><b>More health and wellness:</b><p>Study suggests drinking soda piles on fat around internal organs<br>Sitting in this position …

Cancer Cells

Biden Pledges Faster U.S. Approval for Cancer Drug Cocktails

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that the United States would speed up the approval of promising …

China is catching up to the US on science and engineering spending, report finds

America still leads the world, but Asian countries are catching up<p>Many Asian countries, especially China, have been increasing their investment in scientific research and development at a much faster rate than the United States. That's according to the new Science and Engineering Indicators 2016 …

Can Our Minds Live Forever?

The soul is the pattern of information that represents you—your thoughts, memories and personality—your self. There is no scientific evidence that …

Scientist Claims to Have Transplanted a Monkey Head, But Where's the Proof?

How to sell a head transplant to the media.<p><b>*Warning, there are graphic images in this post*</b><p>An Italian and Chinese scientist claim to have completed a "successful" head transplant in monkeys, and to have restored movement in mice who have had their spinal cords cut and fused back together. They also …

This device could improve everything from self-driving cars to brain surgery

The researchers have developed the world's first portable, 64-channel wearable brain activity monitoring system, which comes with a dry-electrode wearable EEG headset and a software suite to interpret and analyse the data.<p>EEG is a technology that involves attaching numerous small sensors to the …

This Tiny Robot Team Could Help Stop the No. 1 Killer in America

This year a few mice are set to become the first patients for a brand-new kind of heart disease treatment.<p>It’s a surgery being performed by tiny …

Gene drives spread their wings

Genies are said to have the power to grant three wishes. But genies recently released from laboratory flasks promise to fulfill nearly any wish a …

Here Are 10 Powerful New Insights From The Science Of Happiness

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings from the last year.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.</i><p>More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, …

Looking forward to CES 2016? Here’s what to expect for smartphones and wearables

The giant electronics show CES is less than a week away, running from January 4 through 9 in Las Vegas, and we’ll be there updating you on all the …

From indoor farms to neural nets, this tech will change the world in 2016

2015 was a big year for tech. We made a lot of discoveries and reached a lot of major milestones — but 2016 is poised to be even crazier. In a lot of …

5 Robot Trends to Watch for in 2016 - MIT Technology Review

Will this year mark the first drone delivery, or the first time you encounter a robot at work or in your home? We saw significant advancements in …

The most futuristic predictions that came true in 2015

Here are 18 predictions that finally came true in 2015, from an actual working hoverboard to cyborgised brains.

Hoverboards

What's Up Next? Biotech And Pharma Predictions For 2016

Almost every year, I’ve tried to make some predictions about what will happen over the next 12 months in healthcare. This year, I’m going back to a format proposed by former Forbes.com editor Paul Maidment. Here are some thoughts on drug pricing, Obamacare and more.<p><b>The Big Trend</b><p>Health policy …

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