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Systems Biology

Elon Musk Reiterates the Need for Brain-Computer Interfaces in the Age of AI

(TECH CRUNCH) – How do you avoid getting made obsolete by artificial intelligence in a time when resources and research are largely being funneled toward improving that area of tech?

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Brainwaves Could Act as Your Password – But Not if You’re Drunk

(NEW SCIENTIST) – Getting drunk could make it harder to enter your password – even if your brainwaves are your login. By Nicole Kobie Brainwave authentication is one of many

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Graphene’s Sleeping Superconductivity Awakens

(UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE) – Since its discovery in 2004, scientists have believed that graphene may have the innate ability to superconduct. Now Cambridge researchers have found a way to activate

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Microsoft Thinks Machines Can Learn to Converse by Making Chat a Game

(WIRED) – MICROSOFT IS BUYING a deep learning startup based in Montreal, a global hub for deep learning research. But two years ago, this startup wasn’t based in Montreal, and

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How Japan’s AI Schoolgirl Fell Into a Suicidal Depression

(RocketNews24) – October 2016 – The Microsoft-created artificial intelligence leaves a troubling message ahead of acting debut.   Back in the spring, Microsoft Japan started Twitter and Line accounts for Rinna, an AI

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DARPA Just Launched a Podcast

(GIZMODO) – DARPA, the agency that helped invent things like email in the early 1970s and the internet itself in the late 1960s, just launched a podcast. Podcasts have been around

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Diamond Coupled to Carbon Nanotube Could be Used for Quantum Information Processing

(Phys.org) — By carefully placing a tiny piece of diamond within a few nanometers of a carbon nanotube, and then sending an electric current through the nanotube, researchers have designed

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Doubling Down on Schrodinger’s Cat

(SPACE DAILY) – Yale physicists have given Schrodinger’s famous cat a second box to play in, and the result may help further the quest for reliable quantum computing. Schrodinger’s cat

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MIT Media Lab Founder: Biotech Will Grow Computers

AUSTIN, Texas—The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab has been pioneering the future of technology since it was co-founded by Nicholas Negroponte in 1985. Although he admits more misses

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IBM Just Put A Quantum Computer On The Cloud For Anyone To Use

(FORBES) – As IBM’s research division pursues a multi-year quest to build a universal quantum computer more powerful than any supercomputer in the world, it’s sharing its latest progress with smaller

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