Category: Technology

Scientists Just Discovered A New State Of Water!

Scientists Just Discovered A New State Of Water!

Think you know everything about water, think again! Scientists just discovered a second state of liquid water. What makes it so different?

Creating ‘leaks’ in blood vessels could aid in drug delivery

Creating ‘leaks’ in blood vessels could aid in drug delivery

Gang Bao, a bioengineer at Rice University, and collaborators at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology report using magnets to help iron-oxide nanoparticles invade endothelial cells both in the lab and in...

Why You Shouldn’t Fear AI

Why You Shouldn’t Fear AI

Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have warned us of the dangers of Artificial Intelligence, but is AI really going to be the downfall of humanity?

Why Using Your GPS Is Ruining Your Brain

Why Using Your GPS Is Ruining Your Brain

In the UK, volunteers underwent a series of simulated tests while fMRIs captured their brain activity.  When the volunteers were navigating on their own – without GPS – researchers noted spikes of activity in...

Life-Extending Discovery Renews Debate Over Aging as a ‘Disease’

Life-Extending Discovery Renews Debate Over Aging as a ‘Disease’

As we get older, NAD+ levels decrease, allowing DNA damage to build up. These mutations aren’t a direct cause of the progressive deterioration associated with aging.  Cells cope with the damage by turning on the...

Fighting cancer by shifting the body’s immune system into overdrive

Fighting cancer by shifting the body’s immune system into overdrive

Within the last year, immunotherapy has become the go-to treatment for late-stage melanoma and other cancers that have resisted treatment. Drugs like Opdivo and Keytruda manipulate the immune system to kill cancer cells. The immune system...

Aggressive form of leukemia ‘wiped out’ by genetically modified immune cell therapy

Aggressive form of leukemia ‘wiped out’ by genetically modified immune cell therapy

Over the past five years, scientists have become good at taking out patients’ immune cells and tweaking them into a genetically modified drug that can hunt down cancer. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is the...

Even moderate drinking may damage your brain and memory function

Even moderate drinking may damage your brain and memory function

A study…finds that drinking around these levels — 8 to 12 drinks a week — is associated with a few measures of cognitive decline that showed up on brain scans. The researchers found that moderate...

Will Robots Make Us More Human?

Will Robots Make Us More Human?

In ten years’ time Rossum’s Universal Robots will be making so much wheat, so much material, so much of everything that nothing will cost anything. Everyone will be able to just take as much...

Climb Aboard a Boeing 747 That NASA Turned Into the World’s Biggest Flying Telescope | WIRED

Climb Aboard a Boeing 747 That NASA Turned Into the World’s Biggest Flying Telescope | WIRED

To get the best space observations possible, NASA scientists fly around the world in a highly modified 747 carrying a giant telescope.