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The ethics of computer science: this researcher has a controversial proposal

<p><b>When Sherlock Holmes enters the quantum realm</b></p><p>When Sherlock Holmes enters the quantum realm, Published online: 26 July 2018; <a …

How Your Ancestors' Environment Determines The Shape Of Your Nose

It's not just genetics that influences whether your nose turns out short and wide or tall and narrow.<p>Whether your nose is long and narrow or short and wide, you may have your ancestors’ climate to thank.<p>New anthropological research finds that nose shape is formed through a process of natural …

CRISPR Gives Us the Power to End Diseases and Remake Species

by Future of Life March 20, 2017 Health & Medicine 4979<p>Could vs Should<p>In 2013, some 200 million humans suffered from malaria, and an estimated …

We Now Have a Mathematical Formula to Explain How Sperm Swim

The first formula we ever forget.<p>The rhythmic back and forth motions that make up a sperm's swimming movement can be explained by a mathematical …

DARPA is calling for proposals to detect minuscule magnetic forces in the body

Uncle Sam’s intrepid scientists are looking for help creating technologies for low-cost devices that can detect the tiniest biological magnetic …

Time Crystals Have Now Been Officially Declared as a New State of Matter

This year has already been monumental for physicists worldwide as a blueprint for making and measuring time crystals was produced. This was an …

Biological version of malware reverses antibiotic resistance in TB

As the mycobacterium that causes tuberculosis has frighteningly become resistant to one drug after another, scientists for years have searched for …

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Pricey new cholesterol drug scrapes by in heart risk study

A year and a half after its feted approval, a new cholesterol drug has passed a key test. There was no question that Repatha, an antibody drug …

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