Science and Technology

Robot Interview – Meet Sophia The Humanoid Robot

Meet Sophia, the humanoid robot, here at ITU to discuss how artificial intelligence can help solve humanity’s greatest challenges! END ...
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, better known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon ...
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First Human Embryos Edited in U.S.

TECHNOLOGYREVIEW - July 26, 2017: Researchers have demonstrated they can efficiently improve the DNA of human embryos. The first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the United States ...
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China Unveils Gene Technology To Create Muscular Superhumans

EXPRESS - July 17, 2017: The dogs, which are test tube bred in a lab, have twice the muscle mass of their natural counterparts and are considerably stronger and faster. The ...
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Store A Movie In Bacteria DNA

LATIMES - July 12, 2017: You might call it the smallest movie ever made. This week, a team of scientists report that they have successfully embedded a short film into ...
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Russia’s New Weapon: Lasers To Shoot Down Enemy Drones

EXPRESS - June 23, 2017: Russian scientists have developed technology capable of zapping enemy drones by laser while also remotely recharging friendly Russian unmanned flyers in the sky.  The drone-zapping ...
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US Zumwalt-Class Destroyer, Electromagnetic Signature Button

WIKIWAND - June 21, 2017: The Zumwalt-class destroyer is a class of United States Navy guided missile destroyers designed as multi-mission stealth ships with a focus on land attack. The class ...
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Russian Navy Gets Magic Ship Demagnetizing Button

SPUTNIKNEWS - June 21, 2017: Russian sailors are now able to distort and mask their ships’ electromagnetic portrait with just one click of a button to make them less vulnerable ...
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Cancer Treatment Fast-Tracked To Market By US Drug Agency

SPUTNIKNEWS - June 13, 2017: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved cancer treatment drug Keytruda for all types of cancer carrying a specific genetic feature, or biomarker, ...
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Pentagon Throws Weight Behind Interception-Proof Laser Communication

BATTLEFORWORLD - May 31, 2017: In the 1960s American scientists suggested that lasers, which produced narrow intense beams of light, could one day be used for Earth and interplanetary communication ...
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Scientists May Have Accidentally Discovered The Cause For Alopecia

MSM - May 29, 2017: Hair loss is a problem experienced by countless men and women, and as with any dilemma, figuring out the root cause is key to solving ...
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Babies From Skin Cells?

NYTIMES - May 16, 2017: Nearly 40 years after the world was jolted by the birth of the first test-tube baby, a new revolution in reproductive technology is on the ...
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MIR – The Soviet Union’s Space Station

WIKIPEDIA - May 14, 2017: Mir (Russian: Мир, IPA: [ˈmʲir]; lit. peace or world) was a space station that operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001, run by ...
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Skylab – The United States’ Space Station

WIKIPEDIA – May 14, 2017:  Skylab was the United States' first space station, orbiting Earth from 1973 to 1979, when it fell back to Earth amid huge worldwide media attention ...
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Russia To Create Powerful Plasma Rocket Engine – Roscosmos

SPUTNIKNEWS - May 13, 2017: A Russian rocket engine company, the Kurchatov Institute, with the assistance of a major research and development institute, will work on a project to create ...
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HIV Eliminated From Animals In ‘Humanized Model’

GENENGNEWS - May 2, 2017: Due to their innate nature to hide away and remain latent for extended periods of time, HIV infections have proven notoriously difficult to eliminate. Yet now, ...
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Human Skin Stem Cells And The Ageing Process

NCBI - May 2, 2017:  In healthy individuals, skin integrity is maintained by epidermal stem cells which self-renew and generate daughter cells that undergo terminal differentiation. Despite accumulation of senescence markers ...
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Mind-Control Confirmed

DAILYMAIL - April 18, 2017: Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled Facebook's augmented reality system - and confirmed rumours the firm is developing a 'mind control' brain interface.  He also hinted at ...
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Mind-Reading Machine Turns Thoughts Into Words

INDEPENDENT - April 18, 2017: A device that can read people’s minds by detecting their brainwaves has been developed in a breakthrough that could eventually enable people with “locked-in syndrome” ...
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Scientists Grow Eye Cells In Lab To Fix Corneas

MERCURYNEWS - April 17, 2017:  Lab-grown cells could refurbish diseased or damaged eyes. A Stanford research team has created a potentially powerful new way to fix damaged corneas — a ...
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Russian Breakthroughs In Space Science

TASS - April 13, 2017: Russia has announced that "competitive breakthrough products are to emerge in the coming ten years - advanced materials, components, new types of rockets and a ...
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US Military Pursues Brain-Stimulating Technologies

US MILITARY - April 4, 2017: At a conference near Washington, D.C., in February, the commander of all Navy special operations units made an unusual request to industry: Develop and ...
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UFO Drone Seats Two Passengers And Reaches 120mph

DAILYMAIL - March 28, 2017: Designed by Pierpaolo Lazzarini from Italian company Jet Capsule, the drone seats two people and is powered by eight electric engines that have a battery ...
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Chicken Strips Cultivated From Cells In Lab

WSJ - March 15, 2017:  A Bay Area food-technology startup says it has successfully developed the world’s first chicken strip grown from self-reproducing cells without so much as ruffling a ...
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