This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In his talk, Andre will explain the current and future impacts of Artificial Intelligence on industry, science, and how it will benefit and accelerate human progress. Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and the future | André LeBlanc | TEDxMoncton
By Katherine Derla, Tech Times
For the first time, scientists developed brain scans of people who were high on LSD and saw how the psychedelic substance affects brain activity and connectivity. They found that LSD makes the brain more complete. Continue reading LSD Makes The Brain More Complete: Scientists
Episode 1: New Zealand’s freaky AI babies, robot exoskeletons, and a virtual you.
By Ashlee Vance
If you’re asked to travel to New Zealand to interview people about the country’s technology scene, prepare to hear about one thing over and over again:
Continue reading Meet the Real-Life Tech Wizards of Middle Earth
Terraforming Mars: Turning the Red Planet Green
Here’s how scientists think we could turn Mars into Earth 2.0… Continue reading Terraforming Mars: Turning the Red Planet Green
Scientists Create Tiniest Life Form Yet, Not Sure What It Is
As the gene-manipulation industry grows, a breakthrough reveals how little we know about DNA.
Continue reading Bloomberg: Scientists Create Tiniest Life Form Yet, Not Sure What It Is
Dr. Steve Kurtz was making arrangements for his wife Hope’s funeral when the FBI burst in.
Kurtz, a professor of arts at the New York State University, was detained and interrogated for 22 hours as a bioterrorism suspect.
The previous day, Kurtz had dialed 911 in panic when Hope passed away in their home in Buffalo, NY. When the paramedics arrived, they were taken aback by dozens of petri dishes full of bacterial cultures casually strewn around the house. They thought I killed my wife with some sort of biochemical toxin, recalled Kurtz in an interviewwith the BBC.
Continue reading Why We Should Embrace — Not Fear — the Biohacker Uprising