Sep 02

Scientists create renewable fossil fuel alternative using bacteria

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The development is a step towards commercial production of a source of fuel that could one day provide an alternative to fossil fuels.
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GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: A Fountain of Youth Called GDF11?

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This literature review looks at two papers where researchers assess the rejuvenating qualities of a circulating protein.
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Researchers switch emotion linked to memory | RIKEN

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This App Lets People Wearing Google Glass See Your True Emotions

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Sep 01

The Golden Age of Neuroscience Has Arrived

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In The Wall Street Journal, Michio Kaku writes that we have learned more about the thinking brain in the last 10-15 years than in all of human history.
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Central biobank for drug research

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For the development of new drugs it is crucial to work with stem cells, as these allow scientists to study the effects of new active pharmaceutical ingredients.
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Supercomputers Have Taken Research to a Whole New Level | Big Think

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Not only are supercomputers able to perform research at a quicker pace than scientists, their processes offer a unique approach to culling information.
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Aug 31

Top five myths about genetic modification | IFLScience

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The Conversation asked CSIRO scientist, Richard Richards, to look at the top five myths about genetic modification (GM), and correct the public record.
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New Artificial Brain is Healthy, Growing, and Maybe Learning | Mysterious Universe

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Scientists have built an artificial brain out of spongy neuron tissue. But is it learning?
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21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World

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Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals. “We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies,” says VC and…
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