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The gene editing tech that uses 'molecular scissors'

In 2012 a form of gene editing was discovered with great fanfare, it is called CRISPR Cas9. Put simply, it uses "molecular scissors" to alter a very specific strand of DNA - either cutting it out, replacing it or tweaking it.<p>The BBC met one of the companies working to get the science from the lab …

Mail-Order CRISPR Kits Allow Absolutely Anyone to Hack DNA

“We aren’t going to get sick, are we?” my roommate Brett asked me. He cringed as I knelt down and stuffed a plate of <i>E. coli</i> bacteria—which came as …

Genetics

Website uses neural networks to enlarge small images, and the results are pretty magical

You know how in <i>CSI</i>, the cops always try to "enhance" a shot to zoom in and read (non-existent) details in photos? It's amusing to the rest of us, but …

Cheat Sheet of Machine Learning and Python (and Math) Cheat Sheets

<i>If you like this article, check out another by Robbie:</i><i><br>My Curated List of AI and Machine Learning Resources</i><p>There are many facets to Machine Learning. …

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

What Writers Can Teach Programmers

Heather Knight, Roboticist<p>Have you ever noticed there are no self-help books for programming? Sure, there are <i>for loop</i> explanations, and guides to …

Advanced web scraping in Python

Recently, I just created and open-sourced an unofficial Medium API, called PyMedium, which provides developers an easy way to access</b> …

May 02: Face Recognition with Python, in under 25 lines of code

Most popular <b>@KDnuggets</b> tweets for Apr 26 - May 02 were<p><b>Most Retweeted:</b><br>Try #DeepLearning in #Python now with a fully pre-configured VM …

Simplifying Decision Tree Interpretability with Python & Scikit-learn

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>When discussing classifiers, decision trees are often thought of as easily interpretable models when compared to numerous …

Let’s build a simple notepad app for Android

In this post, you are going to learn to make a basic notepad app. This is a great project to get to grips with because it will lend itself to a range of alternative uses as similar concepts can be used to create SMS apps, email apps and anything that requires text input. This will allow us to look …

Note-Taking

Introduction to web scraping with Python - Data, what now?

Data is the core of predictive modeling, visualization, and analytics. Unfortunately, the needed data is not always readily available to the user, it …

36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

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24 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at …

To Become a Data Scientist, There Are 4 Things You Must Do

I recommend building up a public portfolio of simple but interesting projects.<p><i>How can I become a data scientist? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Monica Rogati, Data Science</b> …

Machine Learning In Python for Trading

<b>Introduction</b><p>Machine Learning has many advantages. It is the hot topic right now. For a trader or a fund manager, the pertinent question is “How can I …

Machine Learning

50 Best Resources When Learning to Code

Introduction<p>Learning to code has slowly become a valuable asset. Regardless of your profession, understanding coding and technology is a valuable …

Here's What Really Happens in The Skin When You Have Eczema

We're getting closer to an actual eczema cure, how cool is that?<p>Scientists have pinpointed a bunch of processes that go wrong in the skin for people …

NASA is offering a $15,000 prize if you can speed up its simulation code

NASA just announced several bounties to improve its FUN3D software, which is used to simulate fluid dynamics. The system is used internally at NASA, as well as by companies like Boeing and Lockheed, to develop and optimize new vehicles and engines.<p>The FUN3D project was started back in the 1980s, …

You weren’t bad at math — you just weren’t looking at it the right way

What does mathematics look like to you? Do you see a wondrous landscape filled with connected ideas, or a sprawling mess of symbols? The distinction matters a great deal, because your mathematical worldview is inextricably tied to your success in the subject.<p>We are all familiar with the …

Dog learns to turn off home robot, and it's serious about it

In the emerging war of pets versus home robots, things have now ratcheted up from furry-faced consternation over mechanical invaders to fighting back …

MIT’s new 3D printing technique can produce furniture in minutes

“Rapid liquid printing” could let you customize your office chair<p>MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab has teamed up with the office furniture company Steelcase to pioneer an innovative 3D printing technique called “Rapid Liquid Printing.” The process enables the fast manufacturing of large-scale, custom …

14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill

Want to be practically guaranteed a job in today’s competitive market? Consider pursuing one of these careers where the demand for employees is outweighing the supply.<p><b>1. IT Architect</b><p>Description: IT architects design full IT systems for corporations–they’re the brains behind information technology …

Employment

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Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu

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Linux

17 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 17.04

If you plan to upgrade to Ubuntu 17.04 this weekend (or already have) you may want to know what to do after installing. Well, first things first: …

Cold-casting 3D Prints

LinkDesigner Paul Braddock of the Mold3D Channel demonstrates how to use objects made with a 3D printer to create silicone molds for casting items …

Using Google’s BigQuery to Better Understand the Python Ecosystem

When it comes to programming, it's important to be aware of the tools that your contemporaries are using. Not only is this a good way to stay …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

Build Your Own Vacuum Chamber for Under $30

In this video, the always resourceful Chris Notap shows you how he created a small, tabletop vacuum chamber on the cheap using an old scroll compressor he got from a discarded dehumidifier, some common household items, and a vacuum gauge.<p>He explains the project:<p>A vacuum chamber cost $400-$500 on …