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AI Revolution: Robot Operation System

Sophia, the first humanoid robot to receive citizenship of a country.   She was featured on the cover of Ella Brazil magazine and has a...

giovedì 30 luglio 2015

Robot Killer e Super Umani: la Guerra del 2050

Le armi autonome, capaci di individuare e aggredire un nemico senza una guida umana (o con una guida remotissima) sono una questione del futuro prossimo, non di una fantasia asimoviana né del momento catartico o esiziale in cui supereremo la barriera della singularity, inaugurando l’èra post-umana. 

martedì 21 luglio 2015

Buckyballs From Outer Space

It is official: buckminsterfullerenes or “buckyballs” (spherical molecules made up of 60 carbon atoms) exist in our galaxy, the Milky Way. The new, unambiguous, confirmation, from researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland not only confirms a 20-year old theory prediction but also indicates that C60 might be ubiquitous in space.

sabato 18 luglio 2015


The novel imaging method, developed by an international team from the US, Korea and Australia will allow researchers to investigate the 3D structure of these miniscule particles for the first time.

lunedì 13 luglio 2015


In Self/Less, a science-fiction thriller to be released in the U.S. today, July 10, 2015, Damian Hale, an extremely wealthy aristocrat (Ben Kingsley) dying from cancer, undergoes a $250 million radical medical procedure at a lab called Phoenix Biogenic in Manhattan to have his consciousness transferred into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds).


From Pygmalion to Ex Machina, the idea – and the ideal – of building a ‘perfect woman’ has come down through history. 

sabato 11 luglio 2015

Designer Bacteria

This illustration shows Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (white) living on cells in the gut (large pink spheres) and being activated by chemical signals (small green dots) to express specific genes. The glowing bacteria are encoding light-generating proteins (Janet Iwasa)

UNO DEI BATTERI più comuni nell'intestino umano è stato riprogrammato geneticamente e dotato di sensori, circuiti e memorie artificiali che potranno essere usati per diagnosticare e curare 'in loco' patologie come il tumore del colon o le malattie infiammatorie intestinali. 


A team of neuroscientists at Duke University published two separate studies today, one involving rats and the other involving rhesus macaque monkeys, that describe experiments on networks of brains, or Brainets, and illustrate how such networks could be used to combine electrical outputs from the neurons of multiple animals to perform tasks.

venerdì 10 luglio 2015

I primi chip a 7 nanometri

Big Blue annuncia la realizzazione dei primi chip, funzionanti, con processo produttivo a 7 nm. Un assaggio dell'era "post-silicio" in anticipo di qualche anno

giovedì 2 luglio 2015

The Cyborg Teen

A 15 year old boy has become the youngest in Britain to get himself microchipped, it has been reported. The cyborg teen Bryon Wake, told reporters how he injected himself with the chip, which is smaller than a grain of rice, while his parents were downstairs.

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