Brendan Friedrich

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Gravitational Wave Discovery! Evidence of Cosmic Inflation

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

Hi-res peek as visual info streams into brain - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — Visual attention increases the efficiency of signaling into the brain’s cerebral …

The Brain

Voyager 1 spacecraft's latest find takes the edge off the solar system

The edge of the solar system has no edge, it turns out. It has a fuzzy transitional area, not quite solar system and not quite interstellar …

Bloomberg hit by new scandal as trading emails are shared online

A second apology in as many days from Bloomberg News failed to quell the storm around the financial news firm on Tuesday after the Bank of England …

Laser Nanosensor Can Detect Bacteria In Minutes

This tiny device could eventually measure tumor cells, too.<p>A new matchbox-sized nanosensor can scan for the presence of bacteria and tell if an antibiotic is effective within a few minutes, rather than the days or weeks that conventional testing methods require.<p>Researchers at EPFL, the Swiss …