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December 31, 2017

Optimized Virtual Screening Workflow. Towards Target-Based Polynomial Scoring Functions for HIV-1 Protease. CCHTS   

December 22, 2017

Will artificial intelligence become conscious?  

December 21, 2017    

This week in science: 15 December-21 December 2017. Source:       

December 18, 2017

How to program DNA like we do computers.  

December 14, 2017

This week in science: 8 December-14 December 2017. Source:    

December 11, 2017

AlphaZero’s ‘alien’ superhuman-level program masters chess in 24 hours with no domain knowledge.  

December 7, 2017

This week in science: 1 December-7 December 2017. Source:    

December 6, 2017

New technology allows robots to visualize their own future.  

November 30, 2017

This week in science: 24 November-30 November 2017. Source:    

November 26, 2017

Space dust may transport life between worlds.  

November 24, 2017

Using microrobots to diagnose and treat illness in remote areas of the body.  

November 23, 2017

This week in science: 17 November-23 November 2017. Source:    

Take a fantastic 3D voyage through the brain with immersive VR system.  

November 18, 2017

Disturbing video depicts near-future ubiquitous lethal autonomous weapons.  

November 17, 2017

How to open the blood-brain-barrier with precision for safer drug delivery.  

November 16, 2017

This week in science: 10 November-16 November 2017. Source:    

November 15, 2017

Nearly every job is becoming more digital — Brookings study.  

November 13, 2017

Mapping connections of single neurons using a holographic light beam.  

November 9, 2017

This week in science: 3 November-9 November 2017. Source:    

November 8, 2017

New silicon ‘Neuropixels’ probes record activity of hundreds of neurons simultaneously.  

November 6, 2017

Scientists decipher mechanisms in cells for extending human longevity.    

November 2, 2017

This week in science: 27 October-2 November 2017. Source:    

November 1, 2017

Daydreaming means you’re smart and creative.  

October 30, 2017

A tool to debug ‘black box’ deep-learning neural networks.  

October 27, 2017

Researchers watch video images people are seeing, decoded from their fMRI brain scans in near-real-time. Source:        

October 26, 2017

This week in science: 20 October-26 October 2017. Source:    

October 25, 2017

IBM scientists say radical new ‘in-memory’ computing architecture will speed up computers by 200 times. Source:        

October 19, 2017

This week in science: 13 October-19 October 2017. Source:  

October 18, 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  

AlphaGo Zero trains itself to be most powerful Go player in the world. Source:  

Leading brain-training game improves memory and attention better than competing method. Source:   

October 16, 2017

Scientists report first detection of gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars. Source:        

October 13, 2017

Ray Kurzweil + Peter Diamandis: Disruptive Technologies, Mind-Boggling Predictions, and ‘Dangerous Ideas’. Source:        

October 12, 2017

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

October 11, 2017

Controlled by a synthetic gene circuit, self-assembling bacteria build working electronic sensors. Source:        

October 5, 2017

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

October 2, 2017

Ray Kurzweil on The Age of Spiritual Machines: A 1999 TV interview. Source:        

September 29, 2017

Why futurist Ray Kurzweil isn’t worried about technology stealing your job — Fortune. Source:        

Intel’s new ‘Loihi’ chip mimics neurons and synapses in the human brain. Source:        

September 28, 2017

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

September 27, 2017

Human vs. deep-neural-network performance in object recognition. Source:   

September 21, 2017

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

September 20, 2017

Scientists remove one of the final barriers to making lifelike robots. Source:     

September 14, 2017

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

September 15, 2017

Walking DNA nanorobot could deliver a drug to a precise location in your body. Source:    

September 7, 2017

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

September 3, 2017

Leading AI country will be ‘ruler of the world,’ says Putin. Source:     

September 1, 2017

A single-molecule room-temperature transistor made from 14 atoms. Source:     

August 31, 2017

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

August 30, 2017

Astronomers detect 15 high-frequency ‘fast radio bursts’ from distant galaxy. Source:      

August 29, 2017

Will AI enable the third stage of life? Source:      

August 25, 2017

How to design a custom robot in minutes without being a roboticist. Source:      

August 24, 2017

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

August 21, 2017

A breakthrough new method for 3D-printing living tissues. Source:      

August 17, 2017

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

August 10, 2017

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

August 4, 2017

How to turn a crystal into an erasable electrical circuit. Source:      

August 3, 2017

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

August 2, 2017

Saturn moon Titan has chemical that could form bio-like ‘membranes’ says NASA. Source:      

July 28, 2017

A living programmable biocomputing device based on RNA. Source:    

July 27, 2017

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

July 24, 2017

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

July 21, 2017

Supersapiens, the Rise of the Mind. Source:    

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

July 20, 2017

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

July 17, 2017

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

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

July 14, 2017

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

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

July 13, 2017

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

July 12, 2017

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

July 11, 2017

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

July 7, 2017

AI transforms science. Source: Science   

July 6, 2017

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

July 5, 2017

Carbon nanotubes found safe for reconnecting damaged neurons. Source:   

June 30, 2017

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

June 29, 2017

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

June 28, 2017

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

June 22, 2017

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

June 19, 2017

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

June 16, 2017

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

June 15, 2017

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

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

June 14, 2017

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

June 8, 2017

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

June 5, 2017

How to design and build your own robot. Source: 

June 1, 2017

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

May 31, 2017

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

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

May 25, 2017

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

May 22, 2017

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

May 18, 2017

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

May 11, 2017

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

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

May 10, 2017

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

May 5, 2017

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

May 4, 2017

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

May 3, 2017

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

April 27, 2017

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

April 26, 2017

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

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

April 24, 2017

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

April 21, 2017

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

April 20, 2017

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

April 19, 2017

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

April 18, 2017


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

April 16, 2017

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

April 13, 2017

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

April 12, 2017

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

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

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

April 10, 2017

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

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

April 6, 2017

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

Astronomers detect atmosphere around Earth-like planet. Source:   

Neural probes for the spinal cord. Source:   

April 5, 2017

Silicon Valley’s quest to live forever. Source:      

April 4, 2017

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

March 31, 2017

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

March 30, 2017

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

March 29, 2017

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

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

March 27, 2017

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

March 26, 2017

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

March 24th, 2017

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

March 23, 2017

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

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

March 22, 2017

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

UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error. Source: BBC   

March 20th, 2017

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

March 18, 2017

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

March 17, 2017

Space X plans global space internet. Source: 

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

March 16, 2017

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

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

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

March 14, 2017

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

March 10, 2017

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

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

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

March 9, 2017

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

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

Preparing for our posthuman future of artificial intelligence. Source:   

March 8, 2017 

The quest to crystallize time. Source:     

March 7, 2017

How to control robots with your mind. Source:      

March 3, 2017

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

March 3, 2017    

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

March 2, 2017         

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

February 27, 2017       

Neural networks promise sharpest-ever telescope images. Source:  

February 24, 2017    

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

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

February 23, 2017    

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

February 21, 2017   

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

February 17, 2017  

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

February 16, 2017 

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

February 14, 2017

How to build your own bio-bot. Source:  

February 9, 2017

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

February 8, 2017

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

February 3, 2017

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

February 2, 2017

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

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

January 31, 2017

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

January 31, 2017

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

January 27, 2017

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

January 26, 2017

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

January 25, 2017

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

January 20, 2017   

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

January 20, 2017

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

January 19, 2017

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

January 13, 2017

Intricate microdevices that can be safely implanted. Source:  

January 12, 2017

SAnDReS 1.0.2 is now available. Source:     

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

January 6, 2017

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

January 6, 2017

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

January 5, 2017                     

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