News 2017  

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October 18th, 2017       

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Supervised machine learning techniques to predict binding affinity. A study for cyclin-dependent kinase 2: 18 October 2017. Source: BBRC  

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October 12th, 2017

This week in science: 6 October-12 October 2017. Source: nature.com    

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October 5th, 2017

This week in science: 29 September-5 October 2017. Source: nature.com    

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September 28th, 2017

This week in science: 22 September-28 September 2017. Source: nature.com    

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September 21st, 2017

This week in science: 15 September-21 September 2017. Source: nature.com    

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September 14th, 2017

This week in science: 8 September-14 September 2017. Source: nature.com    

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September 7th, 2017

This week in science: 1 September-7 September 2017. Source: nature.com    

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August 31st, 2017

This week in science: 25 August-31 August 2017. Source: nature.com    

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August 24th, 2017

This week in science: 18 August-24 August 2017. Source: nature.com    

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August 17th, 2017

This week in science: 11 August-17 August 2017. Source: nature.com  

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August 10th, 2017

This week in science: 4 August-10 August 2017. Source: nature.com  

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August 3rd, 2017

This week in science: 28 July-3 August 2017. Source: nature.com  

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July 27th, 2017

This week in science: 21 July-27 July 2017. Source: nature.com  

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July 24th, 2017

How to run faster, smarter AI apps on smartphones. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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July 21st, 2017

Supersapiens, the Rise of the Mind. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

Is anyone home? A way to find out if AI has become self-aware. Kurzweilai.net   

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July 20th, 2017

This week in science: 14 July-20 July 2017. Source: nature.com  

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July 17th, 2017

Drinking coffee associated with lower risk of death from all causes, study finds. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

Neural stem cells steered by electric fields can repair brain damage. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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July 14th, 2017

Projecting a visual image directly into the brain, bypassing the eyes. Source: Kurzweilai.net    


Understanding the Structural Basis for Inhibition of Cyclin-Dependent Kinases. New Pieces in the Molecular Puzzle. Source: Bentham Science    

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July 13th, 2017


This week in science: 7 July-13 July 2017. Source: nature.com   

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July 12th, 2017

Scientists Used CRISPR to Put a GIF Inside a Living Organism’s DNA. Source: MIT Technology Review   

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July 11th, 2017

Can a new airship unlock the Amazon? Source: BBC - Future   

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July 7th, 2017

AI transforms science. Source: Science   

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July 6th, 2017

This week in science: 30 June-6 July 2017. Source: nature.com   

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July 5th, 2017

Carbon nanotubes found safe for reconnecting damaged neurons. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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June 30th, 2017

‘Mind reading’ technology identifies complex thoughts, using machine learning and fMRI. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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June 29th, 2017

This week in science: 23 June-29 June 2017. Source: nature.com   

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June 28th, 2017

How to capture videos of brains in real time. Source: Kurzweilai.net

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June 22nd, 2017

This week in science: 16 June-22 June 2017. Source: nature.com   

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June 19th, 2017

Crystal ‘domain walls’ may lead to tinier electronic devices. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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June 16th, 2017

New chemical method could revolutionize graphene use in electronics. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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June 15th, 2017

This week in science: 9 June-15 June 2017. Source: nature.com   

Graphene-based computer would be 1,000 times faster than silicon-based, use 100th the power. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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June 14th, 2017

High-speed light-based systems could replace supercomputers for certain ‘deep learning’ calculations. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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June 8th, 2017

This week in science: 2 June-8 June 2017. Source: nature.com   

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June 5th, 2017

How to design and build your own robot. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

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June 1st, 2017

This week in science: 26 May-1 June 2017. Source: nature.com   

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May 31st, 2017

Common antioxidant could slow symptoms of aging in human skin. Source: Kurzweilai.net   


New antibiotic could eliminate the global threat of antibiotic-resistant infections. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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May 25th, 2017

This week in science: 19 May-25 May 2017. Source: nature.com   

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May 22nd, 2017

When AI improves human performance instead of taking over. Source: Kurzweilai.net

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May 18th, 2017

This week in science: 12 May-18 May 2017. Source: nature.com   

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May 11th, 2017

This week in science: 5 May-11 May 2017. Source: nature.com   

Humanity must populate a new planet within 100 years, warns Stephen Hawking, PhD. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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May 10th, 2017

A deep-learning tool that lets you clone an artistic style onto a photo. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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May 5th, 2017

Deep learning-based bionic hand grasps objects automatically. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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May 4th, 2017

This week in science: 28 April-4 May 2017. Source: nature.com   

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May 3rd, 2017

New nuclear magnetic resonance technique offers ‘molecular window’ for live disease diagnosis. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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April 27th, 2017

This week in science: 21 April-27 April 2017. Source: nature.com   

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April 26th, 2017

AI will upload and access our memories, predicts Siri co-inventor. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

Quadriplegia patient uses brain-computer interface to move his arm by just thinking. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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April 24th, 2017

The first 2D microprocessor — based on a layer of just 3 atoms. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

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April 21st, 2017

‘Negative mass’ created at Washington State University. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

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April 20th, 2017

This week in science: 14 April-20 April 2017. Source: nature.com   

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April 19th, 2017

What if you could type directly from your brain at 100 words per minute? Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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April 18th, 2017

 

Neuron-recording nanowires could help screen drugs for neurological diseases. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

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April 16th, 2017

Could there be life below Saturn’s moon Enceladus and Jupiter’s moon Europa?Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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April 13th, 2017

This week in science: 7 April-13 April 2017. Source: nature.com   

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April 12th, 2017

Graphene-oxide sieve turns seawater into drinking water. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

Nanopores map small changes in DNA for early cancer detection. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

Glowing nanoparticles open new window for live optical biological imaging. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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April 10th, 2017

Alpha Go to take on world’s number one Go player in China. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

Carnegie Mellon University AI beats top Chinese poker players. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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April 6th, 2017

This week in science: 31 March-6 April 2017. Source: nature.com   

Astronomers detect atmosphere around Earth-like planet. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

Neural probes for the spinal cord. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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April 5th, 2017

Silicon Valley’s quest to live forever. Source: Kurzweilai.net      

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April 4th, 2017

National Geographic | Beyond Human: how humans are shaping our own evolution. Source: Kurzweilai.net      

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March 31st, 2017

This advance could finally make graphene-based semiconductor chips feasible. Source: Kurzweilai.net      

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March 30th, 2017

This week in science: 24 March-30 March 2017. Source: nature.com   

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March 29th, 2017

Graphene-based neural probe detects brain activity at high resolution and signal quality. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Global night-time lights provide unfiltered data on human activities and socio-economic factors. Source: Kurzweilai.net    

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March 27th, 2017

Travelers to Mars risk leukemia cancer, weakened immune function from radiation, NASA-funded study finds. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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March 26th, 2017

Scientists reverse aging in mice by repairing damaged DNA. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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March 24th, 2017

Mayo Clinic discovers high-intensity aerobic training can reverse aging. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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March 23rd, 2017

This week in science: 17 March-23 March 2017. Source: nature.com   

Systematic drug repositioning through mining adverse event data in ClinicalTrials.gov. Source: PeerJ   

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March 22nd, 2017

Do-it-yourself robotics kit gives science, tech, engineering, math students tools to automate biology and chemistry experiments. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error. Source: BBC   

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March 20th, 2017

Graphene sheets allow for very-low-cost diagnostic devices. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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March 18th, 2017

Buzz Aldrin takes you to Mars in VR. Source: BBC  

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March 17th, 2017

Space X plans global space internet. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

The brain: a radical rethink is needed to understand it. Source: Kurzweilai.net 

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March 16th, 2017

First nanoengineered retinal implant could help the blind regain functional vision. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Transcranial alternating current stimulation used to boost working memory. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

This week in science: 10 March-16 March 2017. Source: nature.com   

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March 14th, 2017

Future ‘lightwave’ computers could run 100,000 times faster. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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March 10th, 2017

Brain has more than 100 times higher computational capacity than previously thought, say UCLA scientists. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

A biocompatible stretchable material for brain implants and ‘electronic skin’. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

Engineers shrink atomic-force microscope to dime-sized device. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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March 9th, 2017

IBM-led international research team stores one bit of data on a single atom. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

This week in science: 3 March-9 March 2017. Source: nature.com   

Preparing for our posthuman future of artificial intelligence. Source: Kurzweilai.net   

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March 8th, 2017 

The quest to crystallize time. Source: nature.com     

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March 7th, 2017

How to control robots with your mind. Source: Kurzweilai.net      

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March 3rd, 2017

Should we use CRISPR to domesticate wild plants, creating ‘biologically inspired organisms’? Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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March 3rd, 2017    

Programmable shape-shifting molecular robots respond to DNA signals. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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March 2nd, 2017         

This week in science: 24 February-2 March 2017. Source: nature.com   

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February 27th, 2017       

Neural networks promise sharpest-ever telescope images. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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February 24th, 2017    

An ultra-low-power artificial synapse for neural-network computing. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

Why you should eat 10 portions of fruit or vegetables a day. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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February 23rd, 2017    

This week in science: 17 February-23 February 2017. Source: nature.com    

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February 21st, 2017   

NASA announces Wed. news conference on ‘discovery beyond our solar system’. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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February 17th, 2017  

Manipulating silicon atoms to create future ultra-fast, ultra-low-power chip technology. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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February 16th, 2017 

This week in science: 10 February-16 February 2017. Source: nature.com    

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February 14th, 2017

How to build your own bio-bot. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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February 9th, 2017

This week in science: 3 February-9 February 2017. Source: nature.com    

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February 8th, 2017

New machine-learning algorithms may revolutionize drug discovery — and our understanding of life. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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February 3rd, 2017

Beneficial AI conference develops ‘Asilomar AI principles’ to guide future AI research. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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February 2nd, 2017

Brain-computer interface enables completely locked-in patients to communicate for the first time. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

This week in science: 27 January-2 February 2017. Source: nature.com    

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January 31st, 2017

Carnegie Mellon AI beats top poker pros — a first. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 31st, 2017

Mayo Clinic researchers find mentally stimulating activities after age 70 associated with lower new cognitive-impairment risk. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 27th, 2017

Scientists discover precise DNA sequence code critical for turning genes on. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 26th, 2017

This week in science: 20 January-26 January 2017. Source: nature.com    

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January 25th, 2017

A deep learning algorithm outperforms some board-certified dermatologists in diagnosis of skin cancer. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 20th, 2017   

AI system performs better than 75 percent of American adults on standard visual intelligence test. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 20th, 2017

A ‘smart’ patch that automatically delivers insulin when needed. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 19th, 2017

This week in science: 13 January-19 January 2017. Source: nature.com    

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January 13th, 2017

Intricate microdevices that can be safely implanted. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 12th, 2017

SAnDReS 1.0.2 is now available. Source: sandres.net     

This week in science: 6 January-12 January 2017. Source: nature.com    

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January 6th, 2017

A transparent, self-healing, highly stretchable conductive material. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 6th, 2017

MIT researchers design one of the strongest, lightest materials known. Source: Kurzweilai.net  

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January 5th, 2017                     

This week in science: 23 December 2016-5 January 2017. Source: nature.com    

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