biology

Cancer research to gain from identification of 300 proteins that regulate cell division

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

With the hope of contributing to the fight against cancer, researchers in Sweden have published a new molecular mapping of proteins that regulate the cell division process -- identifying 300 such proteins.

'Quantum Brain' Would Mimic Our Own to Speed Up AI

Posted in Medicine, Science on 16th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

We are at a state where we can start to relate fundamental physics to concepts in biology, like memory and learning

DeepMind's AlphaFold Is Close To Solving One Of Biology's Greatest Challenges

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 17th Dec, 2020
by Alex Muller

With AI and biology working in tandem, protein folding may just be the first major breakthrough for medicine in our generation.

13 Tech Solutions that can Help Restore Earth's Biodiversity.

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

Borrowing tissue engineering techniques, Vaughan has figured out how to regrow 100 years' worth of coral in under 2 years.

CRISPR at Lightning Speeds

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University has developed a way to speed up the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing process by using light-sensitive nucleotides.