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Are we headed toward developing a super-intelligent AI...that could spin out of control?

Are we headed toward developing a super-intelligent AI…that could spin out of control?

Science Alert | 
The idea of artificial intelligence overthrowing humankind has been talked about for many decades, and scientists have just delivered their ...
Does being born first help in life? Yes, but just a little bit

Does being born first help in life? Yes, but just a little bit

Science Alert | 
An analysis of a longitudinal study that tracked 3,763 Americans across 50 years found no evidence that birth order is linked to the ...
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Three’s company? BrainNet successfully connects trio’s brains and thoughts

Science Alert | 
Neuroscientists have successfully hooked up a three-way brain connection to allow three people to share their thoughts – and in ...
LymphSlide web

Newly discovered ‘micro-organ’ could lead to innovative vaccines

Science Alert | 
Researchers have identified a brand new 'micro-organ' inside the immune system of mice and humans – the first discovery of ...
CuddlingStudy

Cuddling may change your baby’s epigenome, improve their immune system over the long term

Science Alert | 
The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved. A ...
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Dramatic cancer treatment? ‘Command’ center targeted using CRISPR gene editing

Science Alert | 
The CRISPR gene-editing tool has already shown a lot of potential for helping doctors treat the most stubborn diseases, and ...
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