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The European Union is considering an AI ban
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The European Union is considering an AI ban

Jacob Cohen1 min read

The European Union is considering an AI ban The European Union is considering an AI ban Salesforce’s Vala Afshar said it best: “In the last 20 years, software ate the world. In the next 20 years, AI will eat software.” Artificial Intelligence (AI) may well chomp away, but not without first bein...


Part-human, part-monkey embryos grown in lab dishes
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Part-human, part-monkey embryos grown in lab dishes

Nicoletta Lanese6 min read

Part-human, part-monkey embryos grown in lab dishes Part-human, part-monkey embryos grown in lab dishes (Image credit: Weizhi Ji, Kunming University of Science and Technology) Scientists injected dozens of human stem cells into developing monkey embryos, and the resulting hybrids survived for up ...


Chimeric Human-Monkey Embryos Kept Alive for a Record 19 Days
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Chimeric Human-Monkey Embryos Kept Alive for a Record 19 Days

George Dvorsky5 min read

Chimeric Human-Monkey Embryos Kept Alive for a Record 19 Days Chimeric Human-Monkey Embryos Kept Alive for a Record 19 Days Building on previous experiments, an international team of scientists has created chimeric human-monkey embryos, which were kept alive for nearly three weeks. The breakthrou...



Can Medical Alexas Make Us Healthier?
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Can Medical Alexas Make Us Healthier?

Shira Ovide4 min read

Can Medical Alexas Make Us Healthier? Can Medical Alexas Make Us Healthier? This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Are voice recognition technologies like Alexa helpful in medicine or are they hogwash? For now, the short answer is a little of ...