Amazon’s store of the future opens

(credit: Amazon)

Remote-controlled DNA nanorobots could lead to the first nanorobotic production factory

"Five orders of magnitude [hundreds of thousands times] faster than previously reported DNA-driven robotic systems"

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Tracking a thought’s fleeting trip through the brain

Why people sometimes say things before they think

tracking the brain in real time

Deep neural network models score higher than humans in reading and comprehension test

"Update your AGI predictions"--- Prof. Roman Yampolskiy, PhD‏ @romanyam

(credit: Alibaba Group)

Scientists map mammalian neural microcircuits in precise detail

The researchers tested the NEM technique with a specific microcircuit, the olfactory bulb glomerulus (which detects smells). They were able to identify detailed, long-range, complex anatomical features (scale bars = 100 micrometers). (credit: D. Schwartz et al./Nature Communications)

How to grow functioning human muscles from stem cells

... and microscale robot exoskeleton muscles from graphene and glass

A stained cross section of the new muscle fibers. The red cells are muscle cells, the green areas are receptors for neuronal input, and the blue patches are cell nuclei. (credit: Duke University)

DARPA-funded ‘unhackable’ computer could avoid future flaws like Spectre and Meltdown

UPDATE 1/9/2018: Microsoft Windows update "bricks" computers with AMD processor

(credit: University of Michigan)

Researchers hack cell biology to create complex shapes that form living tissue

The next step beyond 3D-printed tissues and organs

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Brainwave ‘mirroring’ neurotechnology improves post-traumatic stress symptoms

Brain "listens" to itself, re-balances its brainwave activity between hemispheres

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Will artificial intelligence become conscious?

(Credit: EPFL/Blue Brain Project)

A breakthrough low-light image sensor for photography, life sciences, security

DARPA-sponsored research project allows for capturing single photons, replaces time exposure

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How to program DNA like we do computers

Researchers program DNA molecules to follow specific instructions to create sophisticated molecular machines for medical and research uses

This is a chemical oscillator. (credit: Image courtesy of Ella Maru Studio and Cody Geary)

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