A new analysis suggests AI could match the energy budgets of entire countries, but the estimates come with some notable caveats.
A Harvard AI called EVEscape is a kind of machine “oracle” for viral evolution, allowing us to predict new variants before they arrive.
The approach uses machine vision to 3D print structures with multiple materials, from hard, bone-like substances to stuff that's more like soft tissues.
AI trained on ever-more data has yielded ChatGPT and DALL-E 3. But research shows online data stocks are growing more slowly than datasets used to train AI.
«Another option is to use AI to create synthetic data to train systems. In other words, developers can simply generate the data they need, curated to suit their particular AI model.»
Amid predictions ChatGPT could end Google's reign in search, the company plans to unveil 20 generative AI products and test a chatbot for search.
Animals that can do basic arithmetic show us that some really are capable of understanding the terms they use and the connections between them.
2021 was a big year for biotechnology, and the top three advances made will impact the field for years—if not decades—to come.
Biology is capable of extraordinary feats of engineering, and the next frontier in building technology might be to make buildings part of nature.
The dying brain generated waves of gamma band activity, a fast oscillating electrical wave associated with conscious processing and thoughts.
The study is a proof of concept that neurons in a dish can be a sophisticated learning machine and adapt to a goal in a virtual environment.
The clock used a simple statistical model, which looked at a certain type of epigenetic modification at just two target sites on DNA.
AI is about the eat healthcare, resulting in dramatic acceleration of longevity research and an amplification of the human healthspan.
In a talk at Exponential Medicine, Jane Metcalfe said that tools like gene editing and synthetic biology could make design the next big thing in medicine.
A chemical produced by the microbiome sends a signal from the gut to the brain, triggering a dopamine release into the brain’s motivation center.
«have demonstrated that the circuits involved in the motivation needed to sustain physical activity in mice are modulated by gut microbes,” said Agirman and Hsiao.»
For devastating disorders in which the brain or its nerve connections gradually disintegrate, maybe it’s time to look south of the neck—towards the gut.
The team showed that the device could run efficiently for 12 consecutive days and produced hydrogen with 99 percent purity.
Redwood Materials takes in batteries at the end of their useful life, extracts key metals, and rebuilds them into cathode and anode products.
A new therapy combines two big advances, CRISPR and CAR-T, to create personalized immune cells that seek and destroy specific cancers.
A single gene-editing infusion slashed artery-clogging fat by up to 55 percent. If all goes well, the one-shot treatment could last a lifetime.
The car’s lithium iron phosphate battery has a 190-mile range, with 465 solar half-cells integrated on its roof, doors, fenders, and hood.
Space-based solar power involves building massive arrays of solar panels in orbit to collect sunlight then beaming the energy down to Earth.
The entire process happens below our consciousness, suppressing unwanted memories so that they never surface to awareness.
There's been an explosion of noise and hype about the metaverse. If you're new to the concept, this introduction is for you.
«It’s also a good reminder that anytime you see the media claim that something is “the first” virtual-based whatever, that’s very likely not true.»
Even slowing aging by just two percent corresponds to a 10-15 percent reduction in mortality risk, which is similar to quitting smoking.
The engineered bacteria are now resistant to even the most aggressive viruses, with little chance of leaking their synthetic code into the wild.
With a production capacity of 10,000 metric tons, Believer says the facility will be the biggest of its type in the world.
«Cells are extracted from an animal’s tissue (in a process that doesn’t harm the animal at all) and mixed with a cocktail of nutrients, oxygen, and moisture. Inside large bioreactors, the mixture is kept at the same temperature cells would be at in an animal’s body. The cells divide, multiply, and mature, with any waste products being removed to keep the environment pure.»
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