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New immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer dramatically improves survival, researchers report

Treatment cut in half the risk of dying or having the cancer worsen, compared to chemo alone, after nearly one year
April 25, 2018

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Augmented-reality system lets doctors see medical images projected on patients’ skin

April 23, 2018

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New microscope captures awesome animated 3D movies of cells at high resolution and speed

Nobel laureate Eric Betzig's radical invention merges high-speed, non-invasive bioscanning and astronomy's adaptive optics
April 20, 2018

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How deep learning is about to transform biomedical science

“In silico labeling” aims to decode the terabytes of data per day generated in bio research labs
April 18, 2018

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A future ultraminiature computer the size of a pinhead?

Future ultrahigh-storage-density MRAM memory chip promises to outperform RAM and flash memory for AI, IoT, and 5G applications and reduce power needs in data centers
April 16, 2018

Surface structure of one-monolayer iron (Fe) deposited on a boron, gallium, aluminum, or indium nitride substrate. (credit: Jie-Xiang Yu and Jiadong Zang/Science Advances)

Google announces new ‘Talk to Books’ semantic-search feature

Answers to your questions in more than 100,000 books
April 13, 2018

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Intelligence-augmentation device lets users ‘speak silently’ with a computer by just thinking

April 6, 2018

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Are you ready for atom-thin, ‘invisible’ displays everywhere?

April 4, 2018

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DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds

Coded electrical signal reinforces memories in patients, supporting pioneering research at USC and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
April 3, 2018

Hippocampal prosthesis restores memory functions by creating “MIMO” model-based electrical stimulation of the hippocampus --- bypassing a damaged brain region (red X). (credit: USC)

Five important biomedical technology breakthroughs

Ranging from AI-enhanced medical imaging to nanometer-scale MRI and a skin-implantable biosensor
March 30, 2018

PrintrBot Simple Metal modified with the LVE for FRESH printing. (credit: Adam Feinberg/HardwareX)

The brain learns completely differently than we’ve assumed, new learning theory says

New post-Hebb brain-learning model may lead to new brain treatments and breakthroughs in faster deep learning
March 28, 2018

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Next-gen optical disc has 10TB capacity and six-century lifespan

A future alternative to hard disks and Blu ray for storing exponentially exploding zettabytes of “Long Data” in energy-intensive data centers
March 26, 2018

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Recording data from one million neurons in real time

Applications include monitoring the brain in paralyzed patients, watching for epileptic seizure signs, and real-time feedback for robotic arms
March 23, 2018

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New algorithm will allow for simulating neural connections of entire brain on future exascale supercomputers

March 21, 2018

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DARPA-funded ‘body on a chip’ microfluidic system could revolutionize drug evaluation

Linked by microfluidic channels, compact system replicates interactions of 2 million human-tissue cells in 10 “organs on chips,” replacing animal testing
March 19, 2018

To measure the effects of drugs on different parts of the body, this microfluidic platform can connect engineered tissues from up to 10 artificial organs, allowing researchers to accurately replicate human-organ interactions for weeks at a time. (credit: Felice Frankel)

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featured | Post Modem short film + song inspired by Ray Kurzweil

Award winning film-maker + artist Jillian Mayer explores singularity.
April 1, 2018

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on stage | Ray Kurzweil interview at South by Southwest event

Enjoy the video presentation w. host Douglas Caballero.
March 28, 2018

on stage | Ray Kurzweil highlights University Innovation Fellows event at Google

January 15, 2018

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on air | Ray Kurzweil featured on Dream Big Podcast

Celebrated talk show for kids created by mom & daughter team.
December 1, 2017

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on stage | Future of artificial intelligence and its impact on society

Ray Kurzweil presentation at Council on Foreign Relations event.
November 7, 2017

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letters from Ray | Supporting universal basic income is a step in world progress

People will benefit from social help, plus accelerating tech + science abundance.
May 1, 2017

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CBC • The National | Ray Kurzweil predicts end of disease, AI leaps

A video interview with host Duncan McCue.
April 11, 2017

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National Geographic | Beyond Human: how we shape our own evolution

A cover story including Ray Kurzweil on the future of human evolution.
April 5, 2017

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the New Yorker | Silicon Valley’s quest to live forever

An interview with Ray Kurzweil on the future of human longevity.
April 1, 2017

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the Guardian | God in the Machine: my strange journey into transhumanism

Essay on the future of human spirituality inspired by Ray Kurzweil's writings.
April 1, 2017

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featured | Virgin • Richard Branson’s blog: The pace of innovation

World renowned innovator Richard Branson explores Singularity University.
March 10, 2017

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featured | the New York Times • Book Review: 2 reviews by Ray Kurzweil

How we'll end up merging w. our technology.
March 1, 2017

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on stage | Ray Kurzweil + daughter Amy Kurzweil at South by Southwest event

Watch their featured sessions on the future of story-telling.
March 1, 2017

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Vanity Fair | Elon Musk’s billion dollar crusade to stop the AI apocalypse

Ray Kurzweil interview on artificial intelligence futures.
March 1, 2017

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Talks at Google | Amy Kurzweil shares her new book Flying Couch: a graphic memoir — video

On stage with father Ray Kurzweil at Google.
February 20, 2017

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