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Medical Acoustics

I was reading a blog of a fellow student at Salford university which is entitled Ultrasonics: The Medical Marvel, where he explains a few new techniques for medical acoustics; I have read about several methods medical uses myself from a… 319 more words


CRISPR gene therapy cures liver disease

The CRISPR-Cas9 system can be used to edit out gene mutations and correct diseases. It has been used to tailor make a number of different experimental animals that express exactly the DNA sequence scientists want. 770 more words


CRISPR gene therapy prevents muscular dystrophy

Scientists have used the popular new CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system to prevent Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in mice.

DMD is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene. 902 more words


My Adventures Into the Prism - A Google Glass Rant


I was recently chosen by Google to enter their Explorer program for Google Glass. Being as interested about computers as I am I obviously jumped at the chance that Google had given me and dropped the 1500 USD they were asking for the device. 1,083 more words


Robotics for the masses and the future of humanity

I just watched the Humans Need Not Apply video about bleak future of humanity and the unraveling of the world of automation. C.G.P. Grey gives us the examples of general purpose and task specific robots and how many of them are replacing the manual processes that humanity has been used to for so long, as well as high-skill labor. 188 more words


3D living brain sponges

Scientists create 3D living brain sponges to study the effect of brain injuries on living brain tissue.

It is now possible to 3D print replacement body parts from a range of biomaterials. 558 more words


Robots 'invade' Starwood Hotels. By: Justin Solomon

Look out Rosie the Robot, Starwood Hotels’ Aloft brand has a taskmaster of its own.

His (or her?) name; A.L.O. pronounced “el-oh”, the hotels’ first Botlr (short of robotic butler.) Standing just under 3 feet tall, A.L.O. 27 more words