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Denver becomes first U.S. city to decriminalize “Magic Mushrooms”

May 13th, 2019 at 10:44 am » Comments Off

  This week, Denver, CO became the first city in the United States to decriminalize psilocybin, a compound with hallucinogenic properties that occurs in some mushrooms — a move that could signal new frontiers both in the country’s evolving relationship with mind-altering substances and in the medical community’s accelerating exploration of psychedelics. “Because psilocybin has […]

DJI R&D had dreams of drones fighting fire by the thousands in ‘aerial aqueduct’

April 25th, 2019 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

  While the world watched in shock as part of Notre Dame cathedral burned, few realized the surprising roles machines played in the incident. Sadly, a possible computer glitch may have been responsible for the fire. But technology was also crucial to the recovery efforts. French firefighters used DJI drones to survey the blaze and […]

Positive trial results show ultrasound energy can treat high blood pressure

March 29th, 2019 at 12:01 pm » Comments Off

A procedure called renal denervation resulted in medication-free blood pressure control in over a third of trial patients A promising new study is documenting the long-term effects of a novel surgical procedure using ultrasound to reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension. It’s hoped the one-off procedure, called renal denervation, could offer patients an alternative […]

Scientists just found a new way to make fuel from seawater

March 27th, 2019 at 12:10 pm » Comments Off

Could this help reignite hydrogen as a renewable fuel? Though hydrogen fuel eliminates tailpipe pollution, most hydrogen fuel is made from natural gas, a fossil fuel. It is possible to make it from a cleaner source: water. With electrodes in water, electricity can split the hydrogen from oxygen, giving you pure hydrogen. But until now, […]

Artificial Intelligence and the future of humans

March 25th, 2019 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

 A vehicle and person recognition system for use by law enforcement is demonstrated at last year’s GPU Technology Conference in Washington, D.C., which highlights new uses for artificial intelligence and deep learning. Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how […]

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