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Elon Musk Is Planning On Offering $100M To Find The Best Carbon Capture Technology To Fight Climate Change

Posted in Reviews, Science on 22nd Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

Prizes have a long history in spurring technological progress and accomplishments.

More Companies Will Be Launching Rockets Into Space This Year

Posted in Business, Reviews on 22nd Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

Private spaceflight has been in development for well over a decade now, and during the upcoming decade will be in a good position to forever transform our access to space.

How Earth Has Stayed Habitable For Billions Of Years

Posted in Reviews, Science on 22nd Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

It is very rare for a planet to have such strong stabilizing feedbacks that it stayed habitable over such long periods of time..

Cancer Patients And The COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

Clinicians, cancer patients and coronavirus researchers weigh in on vaccination safety, timing, allergy concerns and more

Promising New Treatment Strategy For Men With Drug-resistant Prostate Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

A new experimental drug could offer a promising approach to treating men with advanced prostate cancer which does not respond to existing treatments, or develops resistance to them, researchers report.

What Could DeepMind ‘solving’ The Protein Folding Problem Mean For Cancer Research?

Posted in Science, Software on 22nd Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

Have artificial intelligence company DeepMind really ‘solved’ the age-old protein folding problem? And what could it mean for our research? We asked two of our protein experts.

Cancer Research UK Study Finds Different Responses To COVID-19 Among Cancer Patients

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

Some blood cancer patients took five times longer than average to recover from the virus

Discovering The BRCA2 Gene – 25 Years On

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

'It was an amazing collaboration with other groups and the support of so many families who had been affected by breast cancer'

US And UK Diverge Over Critical COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Strategy

Posted in Medicine, Reviews on 7th Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

The FDA's statement claims there is no data from clinical trials to suggest anything definitive about the depth or duration of protection one would receive from a single vaccine dose.

How Apple's Self-Driving Car Plans Might Transform The Company Itself

Posted in Business, Hardware, Reviews on 7th Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

What we do know is that the company has serious plans to roll out its own electric self-driving car by 2024.

AI Algorithm Detects Signs Of Alzheimer's Disease Through Language

Posted in Medicine on 6th Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

"Language deficits occur in eight to 10 percent of individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, and become more severe and numerous during its later stages"

Leading Computer Scientists Debate The Next Steps For AI In 2021

Posted in Reviews, Software on 4th Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

What do we need to push AI to the next level? More data and larger neural networks? New deep learning algorithms? Approaches other than deep learning?