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NASA confirms Europa Clipper mission to study Jupiter's icy moon

Posted in Science on 25th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA says that, though the mission has a launch readiness date of 2025, the agency plans to have it ready by 2023 to reduce costs.

Humm unveils wearable that stimulates your brain to improve memory

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Berkeley, California-based company said it measured a 20% improvement in working memory and a rate of learning that was 120 times faster than a placebo after a 15-minute session with the wearable patch.

CRISPR enters its first human clinical trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

In the first spate of clinical trials, scientists are using CRISPR/Cas9 to combat cancer and blood disorders in people.

Earth's magnetic field reversals may take much longer than we thought

Posted in Science on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Earth's magnetic field plays a key role in making our little planet habitable, since without it the surface would be bombarded by radiation from space

Google’s AI learns how actions in videos are connected

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

This will be useful for researchers working on video understanding.