News 2017  

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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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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  

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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   

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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  

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February 24th, 2017

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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