Harvard University uncovers DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration

Harvard University uncovers DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration

Harvard University uncovers DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration Humans may one day have the ability to regrow limbs after scientists at Harvard University uncovered the DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration. Some animals can achieve extraordinary feats of repair, such as salamanders which grow back Read more…

Facebook is launching a career-development site

Facebook Disables Political Ad Monitoring Tools Used By Transparency Watchdogs

Facebook has disabled the ability of third party political transparency advocates to monitor political advertisements placed on the social network – a move described by one of the affected organizations as an “appalling look.”  UK-based WhoTargetsMe and US-based ProPublica have been using voluntarily installed browser plugins to collect data on advertisements targeting users. The Read more…

DeepMind's AlphaZero now showing human-like intuition in historical 'turning point' for AI

DeepMind’s AlphaZero Now Showing Human-Like Intuition in Historical ‘Turning Point’ for AI

DeepMind’s artificial intelligence programme AlphaZero is now showing signs of human-like intuition and creativity, in what developers have hailed as ‘turning point’ in history. The computer system amazed the world last year when it mastered the game of chess from scratch within just four hours, despite not being programmed how to win. But Read more…