Researchers at UC Berkeley have now mapped out the structure of telomerase – an enzyme known to play a key role in aging and cancer – in more detail than ever before, and the breakthrough could inform a new generation of highly-targeted drugs.
— Read on newatlas.com/telomerase-enzyme-mapped-anti-aging/54371/
If this tech could mature it would enable a new wave of garage entrepreneurship
Researchers have developed an inkjet printing technique that can be used to print optical components such as waveguides, an approach that could advance a variety of devices such as optical sensors used for health monitoring and lab-on-a-chip devices.
— Read on www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180425120206.htm
This is beautiful health work. Additionally, this is how it is that we eventually merge with our tools…
Noninvasive spinal stimulation method enables paralyzed people to regain use of hands, study finds
— Read on medicalxpress.com/news/2018-04-noninvasive-spinal-method-enables-paralyzed.html
Great story. AI is so different from human intelligence it’s really complementary…
Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos | Quanta Magazine
— Read on www.quantamagazine.org/machine-learnings-amazing-ability-to-predict-chaos-20180418/
Great. Must read…
In an interview, best-selling author and machine-learning expert Pedro Domingos discusses the global competition to take the lead in artificial intelligence, the advance of autocrats and the threats modern technology presents to Western democracies.
— Read on www.spiegel.de/international/world/pedro-domingos-on-the-arms-race-in-artificial-intelligence-a-1203132.html
Great insight here… explains a lot
Talking AI: why selectors trust imperfect humans – Citywire
— Read on citywireselector.com/news/talking-ai-why-selectors-trust-imperfect-humans/a1111267
Very good analysis..
An analysis of more than 400 use cases across 19 industries and nine business functions highlights the broad use and significant economic potential of advanced AI techniques.
— Read on www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/artificial-intelligence/notes-from-the-ai-frontier-applications-and-value-of-deep-learning
The benefits inherent in dramatically-improved medical imaging are huge, and provides examples for similar developments in other industries.
— Read on diginomica.com/2018/04/18/ai-enhanced-instrumentation-fusion-deep-learning-medical-sensors-creates-dramatic-improvements/
This could be a very big deal…
Graphene roll-out combines a roll-to-roll approach — a common industrial approach for continuous processing of thin foils — with the common graphene-fabrication technique of chemical vapor deposition, to manufacture high-quality graphene in large quantities and at a high rate.
— Read on www.techexplorist.com/a-graphene-roll-out/13617/
Expect more of this…
Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/business-43781851