John Ibarra

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Here's The Latest Potentially Fatal Flaw In Obama's ISIS Strategy

Washington's increasing coziness with the Syrian Kurds has made Turkey nervous.<p>ISTANBUL -- The U.S. acknowledged on Wednesday that it has been supporting Kurdish forces in Syria with American aircraft deployed in Turkey, adding another tangle to its strategy to defeat the Islamic State group that …

Scientists successfully implant self-destructing nanobots into live mice

We've seen nanobots do some neat stuff so far (aquatic dance routines immediately come to mind), but them administering drugs inside a living organism's been the stuff of scientists' dreams. Researchers at the University of California San Diego, however, recently made it a reality by successfully …

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Jack Andraka Invented A Cancer Breakthrough. Now He's Building Nanobots. He's 18.

Jack Andraka just graduated high school. It was a big deal, of course, but it was also a moment of normalcy for a kid whose life so far has been …

Cockroaches, DNA Nanobots, and the Future of Cancer Treatment

For the first time, scientists have built a working DNA nanobot into a living creature. It just happens to be a cockroach.<p><b>Scientists have built robots that mimic cockroaches</b> and even implanted electronics to remote-control these bugs. Now researchers have devised DNA nano-robots that prowl around …

Why There Aren't Yet Nanobot Doctors

Scientists have long said that tiny robots would soon be able to conduct surgery and deliver drugs deep inside the body. Here’s why they’re still not a reality.<p>For years, the cutting edge of medicine has promised nanobots. Tiny little machines that could run around your body delivering drugs, …

Ray Kurzweil: In The 2030s, Nanobots In Our Brains Will Make Us 'Godlike'

Once we're cyborgs, he says, we'll be funnier, sexier and more loving.<p>Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts humans are going to develop emotions and characteristics of higher complexity as a result of connecting their brains to computers.<p>“We’re going to be funnier. We’re going to be sexier. …

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How Nanobot Swarms Will Hunt Down Cancer Cells

Scientists use magnetic fields to guide an army of tiny nanobots inside the body.<p>Sabine Hauert of Bristol Robotics Laboratory and Sangeeta Bhatia of MIT are working on giving nanoparticles a sort of swarm intelligence they could use to target tumors in the body as a team. A single nanoparticle may …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

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Mexico arrests suspected El Chapo escape organisers

Authorities say they have detained drug lord's brother-in-law who organised audacious escape through mile-long tunnel<p>Mexican authorities have arrested the brother-in-law of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who organised his July jailbreak, and a pilot who flew him out of town, prosecutors …

New clues in mansion murders: Thousands in cash left behind

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Five months have passed since a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper were murdered, and the mystery has only deepened.<p>The bodies of 10-year-old Philip Savopoulos, his parents, Amy and Savvas, and their housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, were found on May 14 in their red …

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Iran nuclear agreement enters new phase

The implementation of the nuclear agreement between Iran and the world powers has entered a new phase on Sunday, US officials said.<p>According to a clause in the nuclear deal, the so-called Adoption Day was to happen 90 days after the agreement was approved by the UN Security Council, which happened …

Man charged after calling TV news on girl missing since 1982

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities have charged a man with second-degree murder after he called a Milwaukee television news station and discussed details …