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Artificial intelligence

AI Turns Classic Memes Into Hideously Animated Garbage

2024-06-17 17:15:00 UTC

AI Turns Classic Memes Into Hideously Animated GarbageHave you ever wondered what your favorite memes might look like if they were animated? Well, wonder no longer. Thanks to advancements in artificial intelligence technology, you can now see those static images come to life. And they look like absolute dogshit.… Read more at Gizmodo.com


These Are the Best AI Music Generators You Can Use Right Now

2024-06-16 11:00:00 UTC

These Are the Best AI Music Generators You Can Use Right NowArtificial intelligence is pretty much everywhere you look at the moment, churning out reams and reams of text andpiles and piles and images, and its ability to synthesize ‘new’ material out of vast amounts of training data extends to audio too: You can have … Read more at Gizmodo.com


Could This Artificial Intelligence (AI) Stock Be the Next Nvidia?

2024-06-16 09:00:00 UTC

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Bioinformatics

Genome Of The Last Living Wild Horse Species Has Now Been Mapped

2024-06-17 12:59:21 UTC

Genome Of The Last Living Wild Horse Species Has Now Been MappedAfter it was almost driven extinct, the complete genome from an Endangered Przewalski’s horse has been mapped by a team from the University of Minnesota. Read more at Forbes


Finding hidden genetic treasure: Study uncovers untapped diversity in historic wheat collection

2024-06-17 15:53:05 UTC

Finding hidden genetic treasure: Study uncovers untapped diversity in historic wheat collectionA decade-long collaborative study has discovered huge genetic potential that is untapped in modern wheat varieties. The international study which appears in Nature reveals that at least 60% of the genetic diversity found in a historic collection of wheat is u… Read more at Phys.Org


New Test Detects Parkinson's 7 Years Before Most Symptoms Show

2024-06-19 00:04:59 UTC

New Test Detects ParkinsonResearchers have identified a series of blood markers that betray the presence of Parkinson's disease up to seven years before most symptoms present. Read more at ScienceAlert


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Genomics

Nile perch invasion triggered genetic bottlenecks in Lake Victoria's endemic cichlids

2024-06-17 21:36:37 UTC

Nile perch invasion triggered genetic bottlenecks in Lake VictoriaNewfound evidence reveals that the upsurge of the exotic Nile perch in Lake Victoria had long-lasting effects on the genetic diversity of various local cichlid species, report scientists. Through large-scale comparative genomic analyses, the researchers found… Read more at Science Daily


Finding hidden genetic treasure: Study uncovers untapped diversity in historic wheat collection

2024-06-17 15:53:05 UTC

Finding hidden genetic treasure: Study uncovers untapped diversity in historic wheat collectionA decade-long collaborative study has discovered huge genetic potential that is untapped in modern wheat varieties. The international study which appears in Nature reveals that at least 60% of the genetic diversity found in a historic collection of wheat is u… Read more at Phys.Org


Nile perch invasion triggered genetic bottlenecks in lake Victoria's endemic cichlids, analyses suggest

2024-06-17 13:15:04 UTC

Nile perch invasion triggered genetic bottlenecks in lake VictoriaNewfound evidence reveals that the upsurge of the exotic Nile perch in Lake Victoria had long-lasting effects on the genetic diversity of various local cichlid species, report scientists from Tokyo Tech. Through large-scale comparative genomic analyses, the r… Read more at Phys.Org


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Genetics

Scientists modify function of common enzymes by hacking genetics, could improve cancer treatments

2024-06-17 16:19:14 UTC

Scientists modify function of common enzymes by hacking genetics, could improve cancer treatmentsResearchers are using the Canadian Light Source at the University of Saskatchewan to study how enzymes found in all forms of life (called ribonucleases) can be modified to work to our advantage. This technology could have wide-ranging applications, from bette… Read more at Phys.Org


Why Star Trek: Picard Teamed The Borg Up With The Changelings

2024-06-17 15:00:39 UTC

Why Star Trek: Picard Teamed The Borg Up With The ChangelingsStar Trek: Picard season 3 showrunner Terry Matalas felt the Changelings and the Borg had a lot in common, which led to them teaming up that season. Read more at /FILM


Overriding Mendel's laws: Researchers develop plant gene drive system for enhanced trait inheritance

2024-06-17 15:19:03 UTC

Overriding MendelA collaborative research team has developed a plant gene drive system called CRISPR-Assisted Inheritance utilizing NPG1 (CAIN), which, according to the researchers, uses a toxin-antidote mechanism in the male germline to override Mendelian inheritance in plan… Read more at Phys.Org


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GWAS

Finding hidden genetic treasure: Study uncovers untapped diversity in historic wheat collection

2024-06-17 15:53:05 UTC

Finding hidden genetic treasure: Study uncovers untapped diversity in historic wheat collectionA decade-long collaborative study has discovered huge genetic potential that is untapped in modern wheat varieties. The international study which appears in Nature reveals that at least 60% of the genetic diversity found in a historic collection of wheat is u… Read more at Phys.Org


Is coffee good for you or bad for you?

2024-06-18 19:30:24 UTC

Is coffee good for you or bad for you?The effects of coffee consumption on human health is a knotty question, but one thing is sure: coffee is a psychoactive substance.
Read more at Science Daily


An endothelial regulatory module links blood pressure regulation with elite athletic performance

2024-06-17 14:00:00 UTC

An endothelial regulatory module links blood pressure regulation with elite athletic performanceAuthor summary A previous study discovered that a genomic region close to the Endothelin3 gene was associated with harness racing performance. Here, careful phenotypic documentation of athletic performance and blood pressure measurements in horses, followed b… Read more at Plos.org


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Data science

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AI Researcher Warns Data Science Could Face a Reproducibility Crisis

2024-06-17 00:16:00 UTC

AI Researcher Warns Data Science Could Face a Reproducibility CrisisLong-time Slashdot reader theodp shared this warning from a long-time AI researcher arguing that data science "is due" for a reckoning over whether results can be reproduced. "Few technological revolutions came with such a low barrier of entry as Machine Lear… Read more at Slashdot.org


Light-Based Chips Could Help Slake AI's Ever-Growing Thirst for Energy

2024-06-16 11:00:00 UTC

Light-Based Chips Could Help Slake AIOptical neural networks, which use photons instead of electrons, have advantages over traditional systems. They also face major obstacles.
Read more at Wired


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Population genetics

Finding hidden genetic treasure: Study uncovers untapped diversity in historic wheat collection

2024-06-17 15:53:05 UTC

Finding hidden genetic treasure: Study uncovers untapped diversity in historic wheat collectionA decade-long collaborative study has discovered huge genetic potential that is untapped in modern wheat varieties. The international study which appears in Nature reveals that at least 60% of the genetic diversity found in a historic collection of wheat is u… Read more at Phys.Org


Genome Of The Last Living Wild Horse Species Has Now Been Mapped

2024-06-17 12:59:21 UTC

Genome Of The Last Living Wild Horse Species Has Now Been MappedAfter it was almost driven extinct, the complete genome from an Endangered Przewalski’s horse has been mapped by a team from the University of Minnesota. Read more at Forbes


Could CRISPR Genome Editing Technology Impact Your Business?

2024-06-17 18:51:10 UTC

Could CRISPR Genome Editing Technology Impact Your Business?On the horizon in SciTech is CRISPR genome editing. It holds the promise of giving better crop yields and creating uniquely healthy food. Learn why this is important now. Read more at Forbes


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Inheritance

Thai Same-Sex Marriage Bill Clears Final Hurdle With Senate Nod

2024-06-18 08:11:28 UTC

Thai Same-Sex Marriage Bill Clears Final Hurdle With Senate Nod(Bloomberg) -- Thailand’s same-sex marriage bill cleared its final hurdle with the Senate endorsing it in a special session Tuesday, putting the nation on... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Overriding Mendel's laws: Researchers develop plant gene drive system for enhanced trait inheritance

2024-06-17 15:19:03 UTC

Overriding MendelA collaborative research team has developed a plant gene drive system called CRISPR-Assisted Inheritance utilizing NPG1 (CAIN), which, according to the researchers, uses a toxin-antidote mechanism in the male germline to override Mendelian inheritance in plan… Read more at Phys.Org


Austrian group finalises 25-million-euro giveaway of heiress’s money

2024-06-18 14:55:47 UTC

Austrian group finalises 25-million-euro giveaway of heiress’s moneyA total of 77 organisations will receive funds from Austrian-German heiress Marlene Engelhorn's inheritence.
Read more at Al Jazeera English


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Bioinformatics AI

Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for TMD Collaborative for IMproving PAtient-Centered Translational Research (TMD IMPACT) (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)

2024-06-17 06:17:06 UTC

placeholder imgNIH Funding Opportunities and Notices in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for TMD Collaborative for IMproving PAtient-Centered Translational Research (TMD IMPACT) (U54 Clinical Trial Option… Read more at National Institutes of Health


QIAGEN announces 2028 strategy for solid profitable growth

2024-06-17 11:30:00 UTC

QIAGEN announces 2028 strategy for solid profitable growthHosts Capital Markets Day event in New York to outline strategy anchored by sharpened focus on growth pillars set to drive about 7% CER sales CAGR from 2024-2028 // Targeting at least 31% CER adjusted operating income margin in 2028 from portfolio streamlinin… Read more at GlobeNewswire


Comparative proteomics reveals that fatty acid metabolism is involved in myocardial adaptation to chronic hypoxic injury

2024-06-17 14:00:00 UTC

Comparative proteomics reveals that fatty acid metabolism is involved in myocardial adaptation to chronic hypoxic injuryCongenital heart disease (CHD) is the most serious form of heart disease, and chronic hypoxia is the basic physiological process underlying CHD. Some patients with CHD do not undergo surgery, and thus, they remain susceptible to chronic hypoxia, suggesting th… Read more at Plos.org


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Precision medicine

If we really want people living on the moon, we need an astronaut health database

2024-06-18 14:00:01 UTC

If we really want people living on the moon, we need an astronaut health databaseScientists have started building a space medicine biobank as humans look to the moon and beyond.
Read more at Space.com


2024 Core77 Design Awards Keyshot Rendering Prize - CAPSULE: Sustainable bio-pharma manufacturing

2024-06-18 12:35:00 UTC

2024 Core77 Design Awards Keyshot Rendering Prize - CAPSULE: Sustainable bio-pharma manufacturingCAPSULE is a complete re-thinking and re-invention of bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, featuring extendable lab modules with streamlined layouts and supply chain systems. The designs reduce energy usage and waste while improving material handling … Read more at Core77.com


Computer-designed proteins guide stem cells to form blood vessels

2024-06-17 16:18:30 UTC

Computer-designed proteins guide stem cells to form blood vesselsUsing computer-designed proteins, researchers have now shown they are able to direct human stem cells to form new blood vessels in the lab. This milestone in regenerative medicine offers new hope for repairing damaged hearts, kidneys, and other organs. Read more at Phys.Org


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Health

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14 pilgrims die from sunstroke as Eid al-Adha celebrations begin for Muslims

2024-06-17 05:48:10 UTC

14 pilgrims die from sunstroke as Eid al-Adha celebrations begin for MuslimsThe Saudi Health Ministry said more than 2,760 pilgrims suffered from sunstroke and heat stress on Sunday alone and the number is likely to increase as Hajj ends. Read more at NPR


Bernie Sanders to grill Novo Nordisk CEO on why weight-loss drugs Ozempic and Wegovy can cost up to 15 times more in US

2024-06-16 11:23:26 UTC

Bernie Sanders to grill Novo Nordisk CEO on why weight-loss drugs Ozempic and Wegovy can cost up to 15 times more in USLars Jørgensen will testify on a solo panel before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Bernie Sanders announced. Read more at Business Insider


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Technology

AI Turns Classic Memes Into Hideously Animated Garbage

2024-06-17 17:15:00 UTC

AI Turns Classic Memes Into Hideously Animated GarbageHave you ever wondered what your favorite memes might look like if they were animated? Well, wonder no longer. Thanks to advancements in artificial intelligence technology, you can now see those static images come to life. And they look like absolute dogshit.… Read more at Gizmodo.com


May 'AI' Take Your Order? McDonald's Says Not Yet

2024-06-17 14:35:00 UTC

May McDonald’s is ending a two-year-old partnership with IBM to test AI’s ability to replace drive-thru workers at more than 100 restaurants, according to Restaurant Business. The world’s largest fast-food company is reportedly pulling the technology later in Jul… Read more at Gizmodo.com


Amazon-Powered AI Cameras Used to Detect Emotions of Unwitting UK Train Passengers

2024-06-17 07:00:00 UTC

Amazon-Powered AI Cameras Used to Detect Emotions of Unwitting UK Train PassengersCCTV cameras and AI are being combined to monitor crowds, detect bike thefts, and spot trespassers.
Read more at Wired


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Scientific publications

How Innovative Is China in Nuclear Power?

2024-06-17 07:28:03 UTC

How Innovative Is China in Nuclear Power?Though China built upon a foreign base of technology, it has become the world’s leading proponent of nuclear energy. Chinese firms are well ahead of their Western peers, supported by a whole-of-government strategy that provides extensive financing and systemi… Read more at Itif.org


Prominent scientists demand retractions from journals that published 'unsound' articles downplaying possible COVID-19 lab origins

2024-06-18 14:25:00 UTC

Prominent scientists demand retractions from journals that published Former National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci, EcoHealth Alliance boss Peter Daszak, and elements of their inner circle were far from the only people in the Western medical establishment who actively downplayed the pos… Read more at TheBlaze


Study Found Some Bandage Brands Contain PFAS 'Forever Chemicals'?

2024-06-18 11:00:00 UTC

Study Found Some Bandage Brands Contain PFAS PFAS chemicals have been linked to health concerns related to reproduction, obesity, growth, and different types of cancers.
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