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August 20th, 2017 at 10:10 am

Hair growth stimulated using stem cells

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A new study offers a deeper understanding of how hair grows, why it does not grow how it should, and what we can do about it.

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August 20th, 2017 at 9:58 am

If you upload your mind to a computer, are you immortal or just a bot?

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Immortality has gone secular. Unhooked from the realm of gods and angels, it’s now the subject of serious investment—both intellectual and financial—by philosophers, scientists, and the Silicon Valley set. Several hundred people have already chosen to be “cryopreserved” in preference to simply dying, as they wait for science to catch up and give them a second shot at life. But if we treat death as a problem, what are the ethical implications of the highly speculative “solutions” being mooted?

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August 19th, 2017 at 10:45 am

10 artificial intelligence technologies that will rule 2018

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Artificial Intelligence is changing the way we think of technology. It is radically changing the various aspects of our daily life. Companies are now significantly making investments in AI to boost their future businesses.

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August 19th, 2017 at 9:30 am

The code of life

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Centuries ago we were writing on clay tablets.

In this century we will write the stuff of life.

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August 18th, 2017 at 10:18 am

China will experiment with using blockchain to collect taxes

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The Chinese government has announced that it plans to start using blockchain technology for collecting taxes and issuing electronic invoices. It’s currently unclear exactly how that will work, but it could dovetail nicely with other digitization plans in the country. We’ve previously reported that China’s central bank is testing its own digital currency, and while that won’t necessarily be based on blockchain, it could still be neatly combined with a new approach for issuing invoices and collecting payments.

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August 18th, 2017 at 9:12 am

GE made a real 3D printed plane engine and here is a gorgeous look at it

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The printed plane engine has arrived.

This week GE released this great GIF of its 1,300-horsepower advanced turboprop (ATP) engine in which more than one-third of the components have been built through additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. The company is showing off its creation in real life at this week’s big air show in Oshkosh, WI.

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August 17th, 2017 at 10:57 am

Scientists just made implantable batteries powered by body fluids

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Scientists have built flexible batteries for use in wearable electronics and medical implants that can operate from inside your body, powered by liquids like saline solution and cell-culture. Both the efficiency and the output of the batteries out-performed lithium-ion.

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August 17th, 2017 at 9:50 am

Paris open to esports on 2024 Olympic program

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The explosion in popularity of esports events has already seen gaming embraced by the Asian Games

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August 16th, 2017 at 10:54 am

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

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A new device has been developed at The Ohio State University, which turns cells into other types of cells required for treating diseased conditions. During testing, one touch completely repaired injured legs of mice over three weeks

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August 16th, 2017 at 9:34 am

The next Pharmaceutical revolution could be 3D printed

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Body organs such as kidneys, livers and hearts are incredibly complex tissues. Each is made up of many different cell types, plus other components that give the organs their structure and allow them to function as we need them to.

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