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How advancing technologies can help with early cancer detection

How advancing technologies can help with early cancer detection

Cancer is an ugly side effect of an individual’s habits, environment and DNA. For instance, the American Lung Association states roughly 415,000 people have received a lung cancer diagnosis in their lifetime and it caused 1.6 million deaths in 2012. Luckily, researchers are gaining important knowledge on how cancers develop and progress with the help […] … learn more→

Who are the ultimate beneficiaries of mobile app, business or customers?

Who are the ultimate beneficiaries of mobile app, business or customers?

With routine life packed with a schedule, time is always something that entire human colony is running short of. Back in the date, there was a time, people strive hard to go out dine and wine which is now totally altered as people in the current generation are striving hard to stay at home, lie […] … learn more→

Three reasons to think twice about mapping the brain

Three reasons to think twice about mapping the brain

The brain has a geography that matters. The cerebral cortex (the grey outer layer of the brain) is folded into our skulls in such a way as to reduce the wiring length of our neurons and improve cognitive function. Needless to say, this folding is incredibly complex. In order to examine and make sense of […] … learn more→

The most exciting technological advancements of today

The most exciting technological advancements of today

There’s no doubt that technology plays an important role in our daily lives. Everything we see around us is the result of technological advancement, one way or the other. Every generation has had its own share of technological advancements, from the invention of transportation to that of computers. Here are some of the most exciting […] … learn more→

Inside the fight against malware attacks

Inside the fight against malware attacks

When malicious software attacks, computer scientists and security researchers want to know how the attackers got into what was supposed to be a secure system, and what they’re actually doing that’s causing problems for users. It’s a growing problem, affecting government projects, retail stores and individuals around the world. However, fighting malware is a cyclical […] … learn more→

Everyone falls for fake emails: lessons from cybersecurity summer school

Everyone falls for fake emails: lessons from cybersecurity summer school

What do nuclear submarines, top secret military bases and private businesses have in common? They are all vulnerable to a simple slice of cheddar. This was the clear result of a “pen testing” exercise, otherwise known as penetration testing, at the annual Cyber Security Summer School in Tallinn, Estonia in July. I attended, along with […] … learn more→

Is artificial intelligence a (job) killer?

Is artificial intelligence a (job) killer?

There’s no shortage of dire warnings about the dangers of artificial intelligence these days. Modern prophets, such as physicist Stephen Hawking and investor Elon Musk, foretell the imminent decline of humanity. With the advent of artificial general intelligence and self-designed intelligent programs, new and more intelligent AI will appear, rapidly creating ever smarter machines that […] … learn more→

Understanding the cell proliferation and cancer relationship

Understanding the cell proliferation and cancer relationship

Whether you have a basic or intimate understanding of what cancer can do to the human body, you’ve likely heard that it has to do with an uncontrolled growth of cells in various organs. Those outside the medical community may not understand that this process is cell proliferation. When it occurs normally, it is a […] … learn more→

Teaching machines to understand – and summarize – text

Teaching machines to understand – and summarize – text

We humans are swamped with text. It’s not just news and other timely information: Regular people are drowning in legal documents. The problem is so bad we mostly ignore it. Every time a person uses a store’s loyalty rewards card or connects to an online service, his or her activities are governed by the equivalent […] … learn more→

Results from the first global brain wave measurement show power, not money, is the new religion

Results from the first global brain wave measurement show power, not money, is the new religion

Modern societies are usually defined as relatively unreligious, dominated by money and power rather than belief in gods. This idea marks them out as modern when compared to traditional societies as well as highlighting the many issues of modernity including capitalism, growth, overproduction and climate change. But why are we so sure that secularisation and […] … learn more→