Author: Mark Dowd
A significant amount of support for the abolition of net neutrality has mysteriously appeared on the FCC’s website. I say “mysteriously” because the majority of support has come from people who are, well, they’re dead…
The Gecko’s ability to regrow its tail has, until now, been somewhat of a mystery. A study published by researchers from the University of Guelph has revealed the stem cell that seems to be the catalyst of the gecko’s regenerative abilities. Regenerative medicine, if understood, could have profound impacts on healthcare. If we could understand the regenerative processes that some reptiles and amphibians use to regenerate limbs, we may be able to use these processes to heal significant limb damage in humans.
An example of the regenerative abilities of a Newt can be seen here:
After a series of drop tests, the new iPhone X has been deemed the “most breakable iPhone” yet.
A supervised learning algorithm has learned how to predict whether a Twitter user will become depressed based on their tweets alone. The algorithm was able to accurately detect signs of depression 100 to 200 days before the depressed individuals were clinically diagnosed.
Artificial Intelligence researchers have signed an open letter addressed to the Canadian and Australian governments. The letter advocates the banning of lethal autonomous weaponry and implores the governments of Canada and Australia to support the call to ban the weapons.