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The biggest fitness trends of 2018

January 3rd, 2018 at 10:53 am » Comments Off

How do we know them already? Because we asked some of the brightest minds in the business.

The most futuristic predictions that came true in 2017

December 29th, 2017 at 12:58 am » Comments Off

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the present, and all the wondrous and horrific things it has to offer, for granted. As a reminder that we’re actually living in the future of a not-so-distant […]

2017 changed how we’ll have babies

December 27th, 2017 at 4:04 am » Comments Off

It used to be that reproduction was a seemingly straightforward thing: A man’s sperm met and clung to a woman’s egg. If the the stars aligned and the sperm successfully fertilized the egg, nine (and some change) months of waiting would result in a baby.

Scientists discover a way to prevent stem cell loss and improve tissue regeneration

December 24th, 2017 at 9:33 am » Comments Off

Stem Cells and Aging The stem cells found within the average adult human are capable of restoring dying cells while also fixing damaged tissue. Nothing is safe from the aging process, though, and as we get older we begin to lose the very same stem cells that once kept our bodies in functional condition. But […]

Army tests new super-soldier exoskeleton

December 21st, 2017 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

The Army is testing an exoskeleton technology which uses AI to analyze and replicate individual walk patterns, provide additional torque, power and mobility for combat infantry and enable heavier load-carrying, industry officials said.

Instead of killing bacteria, can we just ‘turn off’ it’s ability to cause infection

December 19th, 2017 at 11:37 am » Comments Off

Researchers could have an answer to antibiotic resistance, and it involves using epigenetics to reprogram bacteria.

An algorithm is coming for your food

November 23rd, 2017 at 6:13 pm » Comments Off

An Algorithm Is Coming for Your Food

In the future, you could eat this edible goo you grow in your kitchen

November 10th, 2017 at 10:15 am » Comments Off

This “bioreactor” is a concept design for a new kind of food production–where we just grow the nutritious cells, not the whole plant or animal.

Radical discovery means computers will soon sniff out explosives

September 9th, 2017 at 10:59 am » Comments Off

Arusha — Nigerian neuroscientist Oshiorenoya Agabi may have found a way to solve one of life’s puzzling dilemmas: how to make air travel pleasant again.

Malware encoded into strand of DNA by biohackers

August 23rd, 2017 at 9:02 am » Comments Off

When biologists synthesize  DNA, they take pains not to create or spread a dangerous stretch of genetic code that could be used to create a toxin or, worse, an infectious disease. But one group of biohackers has demonstrated how DNA can carry a less expected threat—one designed to infect not humans nor animals but computers.

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