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Gene Drive Technique: A Novel Approach to Eliminate Malaria Mosquitos

Gene Drive Technique: A Novel Approach to Eliminate Malaria Mosquitos

Researchers have succeeded in completely eliminating populations of confined mosquitoes in lab tests using an approach that falls within a category of gene-editing known as a gene drive, which spread a modification blocking female...
New Algorithms Developed To Accelerate Biopharmaceutical Process

New Algorithms Developed To Accelerate Biopharmaceutical Process

Biopharmaceuticals are important, life-saving tools. Be that as it may, the process for making them is tedious and expensive, especially with regards to the purification process—the removal of undesirable components like proteins, viruses, and...
AI Algorithm That Can Detect Diabetic Eye Diseases

AI Algorithm That Can Detect Diabetic Eye Diseases

Researchers in the Google Brain initiative have developed a self-learning algorithm using deep learning techniques that can examine huge numbers of fundus images and automatically detect diabetic retinopa­thy (DME) with a high level of...
New AR Head-Mounted Display Offers Exceptional Viewing Experience

New AR Head-Mounted Display Offers Exceptional Viewing Experience

Cambridge engineers have built up a new augmented reality (AR) head-mounted display (HMD) that delivers a realistic 3-D viewing environment, without the normally associated symptoms of nausea or eyestrain. The gadget has an enlarged eye-box...
5G Will Require AI-Enabled Cybersecurity to Deal with New Threats

5G Will Require AI-Enabled Cybersecurity to Deal with New Threats

South Korea has announced the world's first 5G network, with speeds 20 to 100 times faster than 4G. Alongside the anticipated rollout of 5G in other countries, which will bring a boost in users...
Malaria Can Possibly Be Eradicated By 2050 and Would Be 'An Achievement of Historic Proportions'

Malaria Can Possibly Be Eradicated By 2050 and Would Be ‘An Achievement of Historic...

It may be possible to eradicate malaria — probably the deadliest infection — from the earth by 2050, as per a coalition of 41 leading scientists, economists, and health-policy experts writing in the Lancet. "Malaria...
Appendectomy Is Likely To Lower Risk Of Parkinson’s Disease

Appendectomy Is Likely To Lower Risk of Parkinson’s disease

Getting your appendix removed may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, researchers report in Science Translational Medicine. The team identified the link between the surgery and the neurodegenerative disease in health data from...
Gene Therapy Can Now Treat Mitochondrial Diseases

Gene Therapy Can Now Treat Mitochondrial Diseases

Researchers and scientists in Europe and the U.S. have successfully corrected mitochondrial mutations in live mice by using two gene-editing techniques. The findings, which were led by researchers at the University of Cambridge in...
How Is Augmented Reality Transforming The Car Retail Space?

How Is Augmented Reality Transforming The Car Retail Space?

Augmented reality (AR), a technology that overlays virtual data onto the physical environment, is coming to an automobile showroom close to you. A few automobile dealerships around the world are trying different things with...

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