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Project Malta (Energy Storage) of Google X, Silicon Valley DeepTech Summit 2018

https://youtu.be/o8RsRQ2VjjQ About Project Malta: https://blog.x.company/introducing-malta-81bceb559061 Dr. Siyuan...

Global Capital Summit 2019 – Seeding the Future: Call for Speaker #F50Summit

The fourth annual Global Capital Summit (GCS)® on May 1st, 2019 is open for speaker nomination. GCS is one of the Silicon Valley Bay Area's flagship events for the venture ecosystem including corporates and venture investors, tier-1 media, featuring investment and startup content in health tech and deeptech.

Renewed space rivalry between nations ignores a tradition of cooperation

The annals of science fiction are full of visions of the future. Some are techno-utopian like "Star Trek" in which humanity has joined together...

Principle behind Google’s April Fools’ pigeon prank proves more than a joke

Google's 2002 April Fools' Day joke purportedly disclosed that its popular search engine was not actually powered by artificial intelligence, but instead by biological...

2019 tuneup for your brain , a neuroscientist’s tips

Unlike the effervescent bubbles that stream to the top of champagne flutes on New Year's Eve, what I call brain bubbles are far from...

Advanced digital networks look a lot like the human nervous system

Parents have experienced how newborns grab their finger and hold tight. This almost instantaneous response is one of the sweetest involuntary movements that babies...

Data breaches are inevitable – here’s how to protect yourself anyway

It's tempting to give up on data security altogether, with all the billions of pieces of personal data - Social Security numbers, credit cards,...

Is quantum computing a cybersecurity threat?

Cybersecurity researchers and analysts are rightly worried that a new type of computer, based on quantum physics rather than more standard electronics, could break...

Using gene drives to control wild mosquito populations and wipe out malaria

What is the deadliest animal on earth? It's a question that brings to mind fearsome lions, tigers, sharks and crocodiles. But the answer is...

Humans and machines can improve accuracy when they work together

Whether artificial intelligence systems steal humans' jobs or create new work opportunities, people will need to work together with them. In my research I use...

People don’t trust blockchain systems – is regulation a way to help?

Blockchain technology isn't as widely used as it could be, largely because blockchain users don't trust each other, as research shows. Business leaders and...

Here’s how airplane crash investigations work, according to an aviation safety expert

The fatal crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 has resulted in the worldwide grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Investigators are probing the crash...

3D scans of bat skulls help natural history museums open up dark corners of...

Picture a natural history museum. What comes to mind? Childhood memories of dinosaur skeletons and dioramas? Or maybe you still visit to see planetarium...
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Moving Precision Medicine Forward – Mission Bio – Charlie Silver

https://youtu.be/FPviyR3yErs Charlie Silver, CEO, Mission Bio http://f50.io/

Clean up your cyber-hygiene – 6 changes to make in the new year

Data breaches, widespread malware attacks and microtargeted personalized advertising were lowlights of digital life in 2018. As technologies change, so does the advice security experts...

A cure for HIV? Feasible but not yet realized

This week a team of scientists and physicians from the U.K. published news of a second HIV positive man, in London, who is in...

David vs. Goliath: What a tiny electron can tell us about the structure of...

What is the shape of an electron? If you recall pictures from your high school science books, the answer seems quite clear: an electron...

In the future, everyone might use quantum computers

Computers were once considered high-end technology, only accessible to scientists and trained professionals. But there was a seismic shift in the history of computing...

Think you love your Valentine? What’s beneath the surface may be more complicated

Valentine cards are filled with expressions of unequivocal adoration and appreciation. That's fitting for the holiday set aside to express love and reaffirm commitment...

How SpaceX lowered costs and reduced barriers to space

On March 2, SpaceX plans to launch its first test of an unmanned Dragon vehicle which is designed to carry humans into low Earth...