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Pink Floyd Exhibit Opens in Rome: Pictures

Aesthetics

Machines Teaching Each Other Could Be the Biggest Exponential Trend in AI

<i>“The easier it is to communicate, the faster change happens.” – James Burke, Science Historian</i>During an October 2015 press conference announcing the …

Artificial Intelligence

Dive through the heart of a nebula in a wondrous NASA video

Immerse yourself in a visual experience like no other as NASA's space telescopes sweep you through the splendid Orion Nebula.<p>We're used to seeing spectacular Hubble Space Telescope images of ethereal nebulae. Now we have the chance to fly through the heart of one of the Milky Way's most scenic …

Astronomy

Researchers just accidentally found an effective Alzheimer’s treatment while trying to cure diabetes

Developing new treatments for ailments can be a tedious and frustrating process for scientists. Oftentimes, newly developed drugs just don’t work the …

Alzheimer's Disease

A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day

If you’re looking to move but can’t find the house of your dreams, you may be able to just print out what you’re after in the near future.<p>A San Francisco-based 3D-printing startup, Apis Cor, has come up with an exceedingly affordable solution for building new houses. It can 3D-print concrete walls …

3D Printing

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Mechanics

Alexa can control your TV with a Logitech Harmony. Here's how

With a Logitech Harmony Hub and an Amazon Echo, a few words can control your home entertainment system.<p>I don't need the remote control. When I want to turn on the TV, pause a movie or change the volume, I can just say the magic words aloud.<p>It wasn't particularly easy to set up, and it didn't come …

Smart Homes

Consequence of Sound

Exponential Growth Will Transform Humanity in the Next 30 Years

As we close out 2016, if you’ll allow me, I’d like to take a risk and venture into a topic I’m personally compelled to think about… a topic that will …

Artificial Intelligence

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Nanotech

Gene injection to brain could halt Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease could be stopped in its tracks with an injection into the memory centres of the brain to boost a gene which clears out destructive sticky plaques, scientists believe.<p>Four years ago, researchers discovered that a protein called PGC1 -alpha was vital for preventing the build-up of …

These Microbots Will Treat Diseases From Inside Your Body

Medicine is receiving a huge boost from science and technology. New disease treatments, innovative diagnostic techniques, and upgrades to a doctor’s …

Medicine

Revealed: Google’s plan for quantum computer supremacy

SOMEWHERE in California, Google is building a device that will usher in a new era for computing. It’s a quantum computer, the largest ever made, …

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Synthetic Biology

Breakthrough Tech: Scientists Use Swarms of Nanorobots to Precisely Target Cancer Cells

Nanotechnology has always been something more out of the future than the present. It’s very promising tech with a variety of exciting applications …

Pink Floyd’s psychedelic revolution will rock the V&A

Museum to celebrate career of pioneers who transformed live music with their dazzling light shows<p>The Victoria & Albert Museum’s David Bowie exhibition in 2013 became the fastest to sell out in the museum’s history. Now curators are planning a celebration of another musical institution, Pink Floyd – …

Mental Health

Programmable quantum computer can solve simple algorithms, scientists prove

A fully reprogrammable quantum computer which can solve simple algorithms had been shown to work, in a milestone which could eventually lead to super-fast machines.<p>The University of Maryland build the computer using just five electrically charged atoms, or ions, which took the place of normal …

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Emerging Technology

Could Trashing Junk Proteins Quash Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ALS and Huntington's?

Although clutter can be a nuisance, it does not typically pose a health threat—unless you’re an aging neuron. As brain cells get older, some proteins …

Biochemistry

Scientists discover how proteins in the brain build-up rapidly in Alzheimer's

Cambridge researchers have identified – and shown that it may be possible to control – the mechanism that leads to the rapid build-up of the …

Alzheimer’s gene already shrinking brain by age of three

The Alzheimer’s gene, which dramatically raises the risk of developing dementia, is already affecting carriers by the age of three, shrinking their brains and lowering cognition, a new study suggests.<p>Children who carry the APOEe4 gene mutation , which raises the chance of dementia by 15 fold, were …

Dementia

Artificial intelligence could help catch Alzheimer's early

The devastating neurodegenerative condition Alzheimer's disease is incurable, but with early detection, patients can seek treatments to slow the disease's progression, before some major symptoms appear. Now, by applying artificial intelligence algorithms to MRI brain scans, researchers have …

Machine Learning

David Gilmour plays historic rock concerts in ancient Roman city of Pompeii

Gilmour previously played at the Pompeii Ampitheatre with Pink Floyd in 1971<p>David Gilmour has played the first ever rock concerts in front of an …

Guitar

A No-Slaughter Leather Startup Just Raised $53 Million

So cool.<p>Brooklyn-based startup Modern Meadow, founded in 2011, has secured a total of US$53.5 million in funding to grow leather in labs - instead of …

Clothing

Watch David Gilmour perform Pink Floyd’s ‘One Of These Days’ for the first time in two decades

The guitarist is set to play two dates in Pompei next month<p>David Gilmour has performed Pink Floyd track ‘One Of These Days’ for the first time in …

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[…] Today we take for granted cameras in the form of smartphones that can easily be carried in pockets and purses. The latest are so tiny they’re as …

Emerging Technology

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Emerging Technology

Memory Loss Reversed in 10 Alzheimer's Patients

<i>Summary: Researchers report the results of MRI scans and psychological testing show marked improvements in memory for ten Alzheimer’s patients</i> …

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[…] consider the work being done with bots to help us filter choices, not to expand them. These text-based interfaces reduce complexity and […]

Bots

Comment on Nanorobots: Where We Are Today and Why Their Future Has Amazing Potential by Life-Saving Technology Assisted Cardiology Methods – AMOS Project

[…] Nanobots are even newer devices, which are used to prevent strokes in the population prone to ischemic attacks. A cluster of diagnostic flags …

Emerging Technology