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Study Links Spikes In Oxygen Levels With Bursts Of Evolution

Posted in Science on 14th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Cambrian explosion has long been studied as probably the most important event in the history of evolution of life on Earth.

Nvidia’s AI Tech Set To Analyze Medical Scans For UK’s Public Health System

Posted in Medicine, Software on 13th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

With the potential to analyze medical imaging faster and more accurately than human beings, the race is on to develop AI that can perform the most time-consuming aspect of radiological interpretation for practitioners.

Striking Study Reveals How Dietary Fats Enter The Brain And Cause Depression

Posted in Medicine on 13th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

"We often use fatty food to comfort ourselves as it tastes really good, however in the long term, this is likely to affect one's mood in a negative way"

How Scorpion Venom Is Helping Surgeons Detect Brain Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 13th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new imaging technique designed to help surgeons identify the location of malignant brain tumors during surgery is showing promising early clinical trial results

PTN Interviews Steve Dann: Chairman Of Medical Realities, Founder Of Amplified Robot

Posted in Business, Games, Hardware, Interviews on 12th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

An acknowledged leading expert in Augmented & Virtual Reality, Steve is also the founder and organizer of the Augmenting Reality Meetup Group, which meets to discuss, view and demonstrate the latest innovations in both AR and VR.

High-end VR Grew 60% In 2018, Users Have Smartwatch-level Satisfaction

Posted in Business, Games, Hardware on 12th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Multi-user VR appears to be a major potential selling point for headsets

Jeff Bezos Announces Blue Origin Is Going To The Moon

Posted in Business, Science on 12th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Blue Origin today unveiled its Blue Moon lunar lander and shared plans to go to the moon in the years ahead.

65% Of American Adults Play Video Games

Posted in Business, Featured, Games on 9th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

This is the golden age of video games. They are the leading form of entertainment in American culture.

SpaceX Will Launch Dozens Of Starlink Satellites Starting In One Week

Posted in Business, Online on 9th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

The SpaceX Starlinks could save 30-50% of the latency time. This is because the speed of light is almost twice as fast in space as it is in a glass fiber.

One Million Species, Or A Quarter Of All That Are Left, Are Now Under Threat Of Extinction

Posted in Featured, Science on 8th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Even though the rate of species extinction is already currently tens to hundreds of times faster than it's averaged over the last 10 million years, it will continue to accelerate should our current practices continue.

Google Awards $25 Million In Global AI Impact Grants

Posted in Business, Software on 8th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Google today awarded $25 million in grants to a range of organizations to help them apply machine learning to fight some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Gene Editing Still Needs Improved Accuracy To Fix Genetic Diseases Inside Bodies

Posted in Medicine on 7th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

There has been a lot of progress with gene editing to precisely engineer the genome. We are close to starting to fix major gene-related diseases like sickle cell anemia.