Scientists Made a Functional Replica Of Human Organs At Almost One Millionth The Size

Many of the barriers to scientific breakthroughs are based on testing and time. Rightly, any developments need to be based on rigorous experimentation and proven results. What’s exciting about this research from North Carolina is that it holds the possibility of finding a sweet spot where accurate modelling of human organs and efficiency overlap. Tiny,…

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There’s An Unfinished ‘City of The Future’ Tucked Away In The Arizona Desert

What are we hoping for when we create spaces for people? This is a thought-provoking piece, originally published in Business Insider, about a planned ‘city of the future‘. It explores the complexities of building, or perhaps forcing, a utopia. There are lessons to be learned around the practicalities, such as funding, but also in realising…

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In Just 4 Hours, Google’s AI Mastered All The Chess Knowledge in History

Developed by Google’s DeepMind AI lab, AlphaZero has defeated the world champion chess program, Stockfish, in just 4 hours. This technology is rapidly changing and already, since October, new developments are on the horizon. This article, found on Science Alert, looks at how AlphaZero differs from previous programmes, through self-reliant learning, and what might come next.…

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