Kyle Pariseau

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The Best Way To Buy A Car? Game Theory. That’s Right — Science.

My father does this routinely when purchasing a new vehicle, and I knew that it worked — but it never occurred to me that it’s related to game theory.<p>…

Game Theory

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

The Brain

Audio Recordings Document 'Weird Music' Heard By Apollo Astronauts On Far Side Of Moon

"If you’re behind the moon and hear some weird noise on your radio, and you know you’re blocked from the Earth, then what could you possibly think?"<p>The crew of an Apollo mission to the moon were so startled when they encountered strange music-like noises coming through their headsets, they didn't …

Space Science

Woman Uses Milk And Gelatin To Remove Blackheads

I'm the kind of person who notices every little thing on my face. Now, I may not act on everything little thing that "pops" up, so-to-speak, but I …

Skin Care

'Breakthrough' Cancer Discovery Could Treat 90% Of Tumours, Scientists Claim

Scientists have accidentally stumbled across a "breakthrough treatment" that could kill nine in 10 cancer tumours.<p>In the hunt for a vaccine against …

Stanford engineers create artificial skin that can send pressure sensation to brain cell

Stanford engineers have created a plastic skin-like material that can detect pressure and deliver a Morse code-like signal directly to a living brain …

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UK scientists seek permission to genetically modify human embryos

Scientists in Britain have applied for permission to genetically modify human embryos as part of a research project into the earliest stages of human development.<p>The work marks a controversial first for the UK and comes only months after Chinese researchers became the only team in the world to …

Genetics

Self-Aware Robot Shows Progress of AI

A Small Self-Aware Robot Showed Minimal Intelligence During a Test<p>We’re a long way off from having a self-aware robot with an artificial intelligence close to what is seen in movies such as <i>Her</i> or <i>Ex Machina</i>. But for the first time, three humanoid robots showed a glimmer of self-consciousness by …

Robotics

Scientists Use DNA 'Velcro' To Print Human Tissue In The Lab

A new technique could one day solve the intractable problem of organ shortages.<p>We need more organs. At any given moment, more than 123,000 Americans are waiting for an organ transplant. Each year, 6,500 of them die for want of a donor. Moreover, between 15 and 50 percent of patients lucky enough to …

San Francisco

Gene therapy rescues dying cells in the brains of Alzheimer's patients

An experimental gene therapy reduces the rate at which nerve cells in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients degenerate and die, according to new results from a small clinical trial, published in the current issue of the journal <i>JAMA Neurology</i>.<p>Targeted injection of the Nerve Growth Factor gene into the …

Neuroscience

Cancer tumours 'reprogrammed' back into healthy tissue

Cancer researchers have demonstrated a method to reprogram tumour cells into benign cells in what could be a dramatic breakthrough in the fight …

New DNA code makes synthetic proteins

The world's first functioning organism with an expanded DNA alphabet has now met another milestone in artificial life: making proteins that don't …

Welcome to the complex world of 3D-printed drugs

The prospect of tailor-made drugs that are customised to your individual needs has moved a step closer with the recent announcement of the first 3D-printed (3DP) drug to gain approval from the US food and drug administration (FDA).<p>Smile! Meet the 3D printer churning out teeth, nerves and gums for …

Peppa Pig

Bacteria With Synthetic DNA Create Protein Never Found In Nature

For when the usual four nucleotides can’t give you what you want<p>Your DNA, like that of everything else on the planet, is made of four nucleotides: A, C, G, and T. These are like a blueprint that your body reads to produce 20 different amino acids, which combine to make up the proteins that enable …

Biochemistry

Tiny, Sophisticated Human Brain Grown In A Dish

It’s as advanced as the brain of a five-week-old fetus<p>Researchers from Ohio State University have made the most sophisticated lab-grown brain yet, according to results presented yesterday at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium. It could provide a new way to understand how genes and …

Ohio State University

The first 3D-printed pill opens up a world of downloadable medicine

With architects printing lumpy plastic houses, fashion designers printing oddly-shaped dresses and food companies printing dodgy-looking hamburgers, the hype around 3D printing can often seem like a novelty. But news that the world’s first 3D-printed drug has just been approved suggests that, …

FDA

A revolutionary tool is helping us unlock the secrets of DNA

But in the meantime, this tool, called CRISPR, is helping us do something else — something that's essential if we want to really re-write the genetic code. <b>It's helping us understand what genes actually do, both in humans and in animals.</b><p>The big misunderstanding of the age of genetics is that people …

First almost fully-formed human brain grown in lab, researchers claim

An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time, claim scientists from Ohio State University. The team behind the feat hope the brain could transform our understanding of neurological disease.<p>Though not conscious the miniature brain, which resembles that of a …

Neurophilosophy

How DNA Could Replace Hard Drives

The capacity of our digital storage devices has skyrocketed in recent years. But there’s one storage medium that still kicks the crap out of our …

Demonstration