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Marcus du Sautoy at NSLive: Can computers ever be truly creative?

Genetics - 6 hours 10 min ago
Artificial intelligence is turbo charging the ability of machines to be creative. At New Scientist Live next month, mathematician Marcus du Sautoy will explain just how close we are to an AI Vincent van Gogh
Categories: Biology

Marcus du Sautoy at NSLive: Can computers ever be truly creative?

HIV and AIDS - 6 hours 10 min ago
Artificial intelligence is turbo charging the ability of machines to be creative. At New Scientist Live next month, mathematician Marcus du Sautoy will explain just how close we are to an AI Vincent van Gogh

Australia has a huge shortage of the medical isotope needed for scans

HIV and AIDS - 12 hours 10 min ago
Australia is facing possibly its worst ever shortage of medical isotopes. These are used in diagnostics, meaning 10,000 people or more may miss out on vital diagnostic scans

Australia has a huge shortage of the medical isotope needed for scans

Genetics - 12 hours 10 min ago
Australia is facing possibly its worst ever shortage of medical isotopes. These are used in diagnostics, meaning 10,000 people or more may miss out on vital diagnostic scans
Categories: Biology

UK academics are stockpiling lab equipment in case of a no-deal Brexit

HIV and AIDS - 12 hours 11 min ago
The threat of a no-deal Brexit is causing staff at several universities in the UK to stockpile scientific equipment, including protective gloves and fly food

UK academics are stockpiling lab equipment in case of a no-deal Brexit

Genetics - 12 hours 11 min ago
The threat of a no-deal Brexit is causing staff at several universities in the UK to stockpile scientific equipment, including protective gloves and fly food
Categories: Biology

Herpes vaccine to be tested in humans after best result yet in animals

Genetics - Fri, 2019-09-20 20:00
Hopes for a genital herpes vaccine have been raised by a trial treatment that stops genital lesions and low-lying infections in guinea pigs and mice
Categories: Biology

Herpes vaccine to be tested in humans after best result yet in animals

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2019-09-20 20:00
Hopes for a genital herpes vaccine have been raised by a trial treatment that stops genital lesions and low-lying infections in guinea pigs and mice

Herpes vaccine to be tested in humans after best result yet in animals

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2019-09-20 20:00
Hopes for a genital herpes vaccine have been raised by a trial treatment that stops genital lesions and low-lying infections in guinea pigs and mice
Categories: Science and society

Mystery of why humans walk upright may be explained by surprise fossil

Genetics - Fri, 2019-09-20 17:21
We thought that walking on all fours like a gorilla is more primitive than walking on two legs as humans do. But new fossils suggest even very ancient apes walked upright
Categories: Biology

Mystery of why humans walk upright may be explained by surprise fossil

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2019-09-20 17:21
We thought that walking on all fours like a gorilla is more primitive than walking on two legs as humans do. But new fossils suggest even very ancient apes walked upright

Mystery of why humans walk upright may be explained by surprise fossil

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2019-09-20 17:21
We thought that walking on all fours like a gorilla is more primitive than walking on two legs as humans do. But new fossils suggest even very ancient apes walked upright
Categories: Science and society

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria

Genetics - Fri, 2019-09-20 16:14
Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months
Categories: Biology

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2019-09-20 16:14
Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2019-09-20 16:14
Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months
Categories: Science and society

Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action

Genetics - Fri, 2019-09-20 14:55
Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change
Categories: Biology

Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2019-09-20 14:55
Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change

Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2019-09-20 14:55
Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change
Categories: Science and society

Stars that eat planets can start spinning so fast they rip apart

Genetics - Fri, 2019-09-20 13:56
When a star engulfs a planet it can end up spinning so fast that it rips apart. The resulting debris could help us learn about exoplanets that were consumed
Categories: Biology

Stars that eat planets can start spinning so fast they rip apart

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2019-09-20 13:56
When a star engulfs a planet it can end up spinning so fast that it rips apart. The resulting debris could help us learn about exoplanets that were consumed
Categories: Science and society