News 2016

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December 30th, 2016

How to form the world’s smallest self-assembling nanowires — just 3 atoms wide. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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December 28th, 2016

Apple’s first AI paper focuses on creating ‘superrealistic’ image recognition. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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December 23rd, 2016

Method discovered to remove damaging amyloid plaques found in Alzheimer’s disease. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Nanoarray sniffs out and distinguishes ‘breathprints’ of multiple diseases. Kurzweilai.net   

It may not feel like anything to be an alien. Kurzweilai.net  

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December 22nd, 2016

The week in science: 16 December-22 December 2016. Source: nature.com    

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December 20th, 2016

How to enable soft robots to better mimick biological motions. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

Using graphene to detect brain cancer cells. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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December 18th, 2016

Cellular reprogramming turns back the aging clock in mice. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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December 16th, 2016

How diabetes drug metformin prevents, suppresses cancer growth. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

So you want to build a Death Star? Here’s how to get started. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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December 15th, 2016

The week in science: 9 December-15 December 2016. Source: nature.com  

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December 14th, 2016

How to control a robotic arm with your mind - no implanted electrodes required. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Star Wars: Rogue One highlights an uncomfortable fact — military robots can change sides. Kurzweilai.net   

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December 10th, 2016

Scientists track amazing restoration of communication in ‘minimally conscious’ patient. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

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December 8th, 2016

The week in science: 2 December-8 December 2016. Source: nature.com   

A machine-learning system that trains itself by surfing the web. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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December 2nd, 2016

Triggered by ultrasound, microbubbles open the blood-brain barrier to administer drugs without harming other areas of the body. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Implantable device targets cancer, other illnesses with controlled long-term drug delivery. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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December 1st, 2016

The week in science: 25 November-1 December 2016. Source: nature.com    

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November 30th, 2016

Electric current and antiobiotic kill multidrug-resistant bacteria in biofilms. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Tracking large neural networks in the brain by making neurons glow. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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November 25th, 2016

Google’s new multilingual Neural Machine Translation System can translate between language pairs even though it has never been taught to do so. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

New neural-network algorithm learns directly from human instructions instead of examples. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

Caltech scientists use bacterial protein to merge silicon and carbon and create new organosilicon compounds. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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November 24th, 2016

The week in science: 18 November-24 November 2016. Source: nature.com    

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November 18th, 2016

New unique brain ‘fingerprint’ method can identify a person with nearly 100% accuracy. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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November 17th, 2016

The week in science: 11 November-17 November 2016. Source: nature.com     

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November 15th, 2016

This simple optoelectronic computer could one day outperform supercomputers for complex problems. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

Overuse and misuse of antibiotics leading to rise of resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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November 13th, 2016

Inside the the Rhombic Hexecontahedron. Source: Wolfram Demonstration Project  

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November 10th, 2016

The week in science: 4 November-10 November 2016. Source: nature.com    

Could these three brain regions be the seat of consciousness? Source: Kurzweilai.net    

Researchers restore leg movement in primates. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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November 4th, 2016

A super-high-resolution snapshot of RNA folding. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

New antimicrobial peptide kills strains resistant to existing antibiotics. Kurzweilai.net  

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November 3rd, 2016

The week in science: 28 October-3 November 2016. Source: nature.com   

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November 3rd, 2016

The week in science: 28 October-3 November 2016. Source: nature.com   

Scientists find key protein for spinal cord repair in zebrafish. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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October 31st, 2016

New MIT technique reveals the basis for machine-learning systems’ hidden decisions. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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October 27th, 2016

The week in science: 21 October-27 October 2016. Source: nature.com   

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October 20th, 2016

The week in science: 14 October-20 October 2016. Source: nature.com   

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October 13th, 2016

The week in science: 7 October-13 October 2016. Source: nature.com   

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October 6th, 2016

The week in science: 30 September-6 October 2016. Source: nature.com   

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September 30th, 2016

How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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September 29th, 2016

The week in science: 23 September-29 September 2016. Source: nature.com   

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September 22nd, 2016

The week in science: 16 September-22 September 2016. Source: nature.com   

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September 19th, 2016

With 3275 new reads, Prof. Walter was the most read author in Chemical Biology worldwide. Source: ResearchGate    

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September 17th, 2016

Most accessed articles in Current Bioinformatics. Source: Current Bioinformatics  

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September 15th, 2016

The week in science: 9 September-15 September 2016. Source: nature.com   

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September 12th, 2016

Paralyzed man regains use of arms and hands after experimental stem cell therapy. Source: Kurzweilai.net     

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September 9th, 2016

Most accessed articles in Current Bioinformatics. Source: Current Bioinformatics   

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September 8th, 2016

The week in science: 2 September-8 September 2016. Source: nature.com   

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Speeds Toward Asteroid Rendezvous. Source: Nasa.gov  

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September 7th, 2016

NASA Selects Next Generation Spectrometer for SOFIA Flying Observatory. Source: Nasa.gov     

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September 4th, 2016

The most read author in Bioinformatics. Source: Research Gate

   

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September 2nd, 2016

How AI may affect urban life in 2030. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Google’s secret plan for quantum computer supremacy. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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September 1st, 2016

The week in science: 26 August-1 September 2016. Source: nature.com  

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August 30th, 2016

‘Star in a jar’ could lead to limitless fusion energy. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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August 29th, 2016

Mystery radio signal may be from distant star system - or a military transmitter. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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August 28th, 2016

The most read author in Chemical Biology. Source: Research Gate

    

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August 26th, 2016

Implantable cell-size ‘neural pixel’ device senses and blocks epileptic seizures. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

Designing new ultrasound imaging tools with Lego-like proteins. Source: Kurzweil.net      

The first autonomous soft robot powered only by a chemical reaction. Source: Kurzweil,net    

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August 25th, 2016

The week in science: 19 August-25 August 2016. Source: nature.com  

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August 24th, 2016

A possible habitable planet is only four light-years away, astronomers discover.. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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August 22nd, 2016

Top publications last week by reads. Source: ReserchGate    


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August 21st, 2016

The most read author in Chemical Biology. Source: Research Gate

     

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August 19th, 2016

Mayo Clinic, collaborators working to advance aging research via clinical trials. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

Most cited articles in Current Bioinformatics. Source: Current Bioinformatics          

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August 18th, 2016

The week in science: 12 August-18 August 2016. Source: nature.com  

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August 16th, 2016

"Kitchen Smoke" Molecules in Nebula Offer Clues to the Building Blocks of Life. Source: Nasa  

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August 15th, 2016

New cancer-drug delivery system uses magnetically guided bacteria to target cancerous tumors with high precision. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

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August 14th, 2016

The most read author in Bioinformatics at Research Gate. Source: Research Gate  


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August 12th, 2016

Anti-inflammatory drug reverses memory loss in Alzheimer’s-disease-model mice. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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August 11th, 2016

The week in science: 05 August-11 August 2016. Source: nature.com   

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August 9th, 2016

Probing the origins of human acetylcholinesterase inhibition via QSAR modeling and molecular docking. Source: PeerJ    

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August 5th, 2016

No, exercise does not wipe out previous memories. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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August 4th, 2016

The week in science: 29 July-04 August 2016. Source: nature.com   

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August 3rd, 2016

IBM scientists emulate neurons with phase-change technology. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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August 1st, 2016

Study reveals new measure of intelligence involving temporal variability of brain areas. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

Miniature portable device produces biopharmaceuticals on demand at point-of-care. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Eating more plant protein associated with lower risk of death. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

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July 28th, 2016

The week in science: 22 July-28 July 2016. Source: nature.com  

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July 27th, 2016

Neuroscience researchers caution public about hidden risks of self-administered brain stimulation. Source: Kurzweilai.net     

Imaging the brain at multiple size scales. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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July 25th, 2016

Cinnamon may be the latest nootropic. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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July 22nd, 2016

Mental, physical exercises found to produce different brain benefits. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

Distinct stages of thinking revealed by brain activity patterns. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Whole-brain imaging method identifies common brain disorders. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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July 21st, 2016

The week in science: 15 July-21 July 2016. Source: nature.com   

Scientists program cells to remember and respond to series of stimuli. Source: sciencedaily.com  

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July 20th, 2016

New nanomaterial mimics cell membranes.Source: Kurzweil.net  

New brain map provides unprecedented detail in 180 areas of the cerebral cortex. Source: Kurzweil.net  .

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July 15th, 2016

Mayo Clinic researchers discover drug combination that helps immune system attack cancer cells. Source: Kurzweil.net

Middle-age-plus memory decline may just be a matter of changing focus. Source: Kurzweil.net    

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July 14th, 2016

The week in science: 08 July-14 July 2016. Source: nature.com  

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July 7th, 2016

The week in science: 01 July-07 July 2016. Source: nature.com   

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June 30th, 2016

The week in science: 24 June-30 June 2016. Source: nature.com           

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June 23rd, 2016

The week in science: 17 June-23 June 2016. Source: nature.com        

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June 19th, 2016

DIY Projects with SAnDReS for Acetylcholinesterase (EC 3.1.1.7). Source: SAnDReS.net  

DIY Projects with SAnDReS for Beta-Lactamase (EC 3.5.2.6). Source: SAnDReS.net         

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June 16th, 2016

The week in science: 10 June-16 June 2016. Source: nature.com       

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June 14th, 2016

Gene circuits in live cells that perform complex analog/digital computations. Source: Kurzweil.net    

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June 13th, 2016

Higher intake of whole grains associated with lower risk of major chronic diseases and death. Source: Kurzweil.net     

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June 10th, 2016

Hierarchies exist in the brain because of lower connection costs, research shows. Source: Kurzweil.net           

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June 9th, 2016

The week in science: 03 June-09 June 2016. Source: nature.com       

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June 7th, 2016

Deep neural networks to help identify, formulate advanced antiaging supplements. Source: Kurzweil.net          

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June 6th, 2016

Scientists plan to build human genome from scratch. Source: Kurzweil.net      

New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds. Source: Kurzweil.net    

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June 2nd, 2016

Ancient anti-inflammatory drug salicylic acid has cancer-fighting properties. Source: Kurzweil.net 

Dietary fiber has biggest influence on successful aging, research reveals. Source: Kurzweil.net    

The week in science: 27 May-02 June 2016. Source: nature.com  

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June 1st, 2016

'Jumping gene' took peppered moths to the dark side in Industrial Revolution. Source: sciencedaily.com     

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May 31st, 2016

How to make opaque AI decisionmaking accountable. Source: Kurzweil.net   

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May 29th, 2016

Drug delivery that hits the dot. Source: sciencedaily.com  

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May 27th, 2016

The week in science: 20 May-26 May 2016. Source: nature.com   

Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat, Source: sciencedaily.com      

Computational Psychiatry: towards a mathematically informed understanding of mental illness. Source: jnnp.bmj.com   

Deep Learning Applied to Drug Discovery. Source: Kurzweil.net     

Automated top-down design technique simplifies creation of DNA origami nanostructures. Source: Kurzweil.net  

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May 26th, 2016

Robotics: Robot hangs with electrostatic force. Source: nature.com  

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May 24th, 2016

Triggering the protein that programs cancer cells to kill themselves. Source: Kurzweil.net  

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May 19th, 2016

The week in science: 13 May-19 May 2016. Source: nature.com   

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May 12th, 2016

The week in science: 6 May-12 May 2016. Source: nature.com         

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May 5th, 2016

The week in science: 29 April-5 May 2016. Source: nature.com     

Design drugs in your garage. Source: Kurzweil.net  

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April 28th, 2016

The week in science: 22 April-28 April 2016. Source: nature.com        

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April 21st, 2016

The week in science: 15 April-21 April 2016. Source: nature.com        

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April 14th, 2016

The week in science: 8 April-14 April 2016. Source: nature.com   

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April 7th, 2016

The week in science: 1 April-7 April 2016. Source: nature.com     

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March 31st, 2016

The week in science: 25 March-31 March 2016. Source: nature.com       

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March 24th, 2016

The week in science: 18 March-24 March 2016. Source: nature.com         

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March 17th, 2016

The week in science: 10 March-17 March 2016. Source: nature.com           

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March 10th, 2016

The week in science: 4 March-10 March 2016. Source: nature.com        

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March 3rd, 2016

The week in science: 26 February-3 March 2016. Source: nature.com      

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February 25th, 2016

The week in science: 19-25 February 2016. Source: nature.com    

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February 18th, 2016

The week in science: 12-18 February 2016. Source: nature.com     

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February 11th, 2016

The week in science: 5-11 February 2016. Source: nature.com        

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February 3rd, 2016

The week in science: 29 January-4 February 2016. Source: nature.com   

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January 29th, 2016

Integrin-based therapeutics: biological basis, clinical use and new drug. Source: nature.com  

New targets for drug delivery across the BBB. Source: nature.com          

A platform for probing protein-aggregation inhibitors. Source: nature.com             

G protein-coupled receptors as targets for anti-diabetic therapeutics. Source: nature.com        

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January 12th, 2016

SAnDReS became operational on 12 January 2016 at the Laboratory of Computational Systems Biology

in Porto Alegre/RS Brazil as version number 1.0.1. Source: sandres.net       

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January 8th, 2016

Do we have free will? Source: Kurzweilai.net        

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January 7th, 2016

Cellular 'switch' helps brain distinguish safety from danger, new study finds. Source: sciencedaily.com          

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January 6th, 2016

Cell-free protein synthesis device is potential lifesaver. Source: Kurzweilai.net       

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January 6th, 2016

New synthetic molecular prosthetic cell acts as AND gate for disease treatment. Source: Kurzweilai.net       

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January 5th, 2016

Real-time 3-D video of nematode brains links neurons with motion and behavior. Source: kurzweilai.net             

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January 5th, 2016

Can human-machine superintelligence solve the world’s most dire problems? Source: kurzweilai.net            

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January 5th, 2016

The physics of life. Source: nature.com               

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January 2nd, 2016

Advance in astronomy 'can help find other worlds'. Source: bbc.com                 

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January 2nd, 2016

CES 2016: Preview of the Las Vegas tech showcase. Source: bbc.com      

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January 2nd, 2016

CES website. Source: cesweb.org                

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January 2nd, 2016

Feeling like things are speeding up? Source: kurzweilai.net            

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January 1st, 2016

CES 2016: Social robot wants to be your Buddy. Source: bbc.com            

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January 1st, 2016

A science preview of the year 2016. Source: bbc.com         

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January 1st, 2016

Science: Best long reads of 2015. Source: bbc.com       

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