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The origin of Things

DNA-barcoded microbial spores can trace origin of objects, agricultural products. Every year, an estimated 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne illnesses,...

GENETICS VS. GENOMICS

https://youtu.be/C9aykwOpxns Genetics vs. genomicsThe terms sound alike, and they are often used interchangeably. But there are some...

Is the education market ripe for disruption?

Tectonic shifts in society and business occur when unexpected events force widespread experimentation around a new idea. During World War II, for...

Humanity’s next virus killer, is it CRISPR?

On February 19, Tim Abbott, a PhD candidate at Stanford University's Bioengineering Department, checked the results of an experiment that he was...

The Website Diet

In times like this where we have to stay home we are rapidly moving our daily offline life to online. Networks are...

Nietzsche’s three steps to a meaningful life

Friedrich Nietzsche will accompany you in your own search for meaning (Painting: ‘Sunset’ by Caspar David Friedrich) In...

The Cryptography of Bitcoin

Explained by Craig Wright read his full article here One of the frequent topics that comes up around Bitcoin...

Precision Medicine

How precision medicine is changing the way we think about health care In conversation with Dr. Shinya Ito...

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A New Way to Multiply Large Numbers

A pair of mathematicians from Australia and France have devised an alternative way to multiply numbers together, while solving an algorithmic puzzle...

A Twitch Engineer Used Machine Learning to Generate Surreal Emoji

A set of human face emojis generated with a GANTwitch Artificial intelligence may be a long way from...

Is The Moon A Planet?

What makes a planet a planet? The Moon is so big compared to the Earth — roughly one-quarter our planet’s size —...

The Origin and Diversification of Birds

Birds are one of the most recognizable and diverse groups of modern vertebrates. Over the past two decades, a wealth of new...

Personal Portrait: CECILIA PAYNE

BACK WHEN SCIENTISTS BELIEVE THAT THE SUN IS MADE OUT OF HEAVY ELEMENTS, A 25 YEAR OLD STUDENT WROTE A BRILIANT AND...

Origin of life: The importance of interfaces

by  Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Tiny gas-filled bubbles in the porous rock found around hot springs are thought to...

A Twitch Engineer Used Machine Learning to Generate Surreal Emoji

A set of human face emojis generated with a GANTwitch Artificial intelligence may be a long way from...