Crystal Murphy

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Elon Musk Reminds Us of the Possible Dangers of Unregulated AI

by Patrick Caughill August 13, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 13498<p>“The Machines Will Win”<p>Late Friday night, Elon Musk tweeted a photo reigniting the …

Quantum Computers and Quantum Physics

A quantum computer is a computer design which uses the principles of quantum physics to increase the computational power beyond what is attainable by …

Scientists successfully used CRISPR to fix a mutation that causes disease. This is huge.

CRISPR/Cas9 is a gene editing technology that’s revolutionizing science at a breathtaking pace.<p>One of its most exciting, taboo, and controversial applications is tweaking the genes of eggs, sperm, or early embryos to alter a human life. This could one day mean the ability tocreate smarter or more …

Scientists journey to the world's 'Lost' 8th continent

Scientists will soon venture to the world's hidden eighth continent, the sunken land of Zealandia.<p>The lost continent, which is mostly submerged, with all of New Zealand and a few islands peeking out from the water, is about half the size of Australia. By drilling deep into its crust or upper layer, …

STUDY: Uranus Opens And Closes Daily To Release Solar Wind

On Monday, scientists revealed that Uranus opens and closes on a daily basis in order to release Earth's solar wind.<p>[Insert Middle School-style joke …

How Can You Tell If Someone's Lying? A.I. Study Sees Truth in a Face

Unanimous A.I. hopes to eliminate bias in decision making.<p>Scientists have long studied collective intelligence in animals, but now San Francisco tech …

Atomic imperfections move quantum communication network closer to reality

An international team led by the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering has discovered how to manipulate a weird quantum …

IBM turns to artificial intelligence to solve poverty, hunger, and illiteracy

IBM is channeling its science and tech expertise into tackling some of the world's biggest problems.<p>On Wednesday, the tech giant announced the launch …

A Ban on Human/Animal Hybrids Has Been Lifted

The National Institute of Health recently lifted a moratorium on the creation of human/animal hybrids, which are known as chimeras. While meddling …

Astronomers Have Finally Pinpointed The Source of One of Those Mysterious Cosmic Radio Bursts

This explains a lot.<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are arguably the weirdest phenomena in our Universe right now. They're some of the most explosive …

Ripples in Space-Time Might Indicate That We Live in a Multiverse

Hunting for Extra Dimensions<p>As important as gravity is to us here on Earth, it is actually surprisingly weak in comparison to other fundamental …