Biology

AI Robotics

The Future of Farming

Use code ISAACARTHUR14 for up to 14 FREE MEALS across your first 5 HelloFresh boxes plus free shipping at https://bit.ly/3aavuOo The future of agriculture offers many more innovations in robotics, hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics, greenhouses, and more, but will it be a future of mega-farms or a decentralized model based on smaller farms? Or both?

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AI Bioinformatics

AlphaFold: The making of a scientific breakthrough

Here is the inside story of the DeepMind team of scientists and engineers who created AlphaFold, an AI system that is recognized as a solution to “protein folding”, a grand scientific challenge for more than 50 years.

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AI Science

Protein Folding Explained and Why DeepMind’s New Solution is a Big Deal

Earlier today, I shared Lex Fridman’s discussion on DeepMind’s recent advancement on protein folding. Join DeepMind  Science Engineer Kathryn Tunyasuvunakool to explore the hidden world of proteins and why this discovery is a big deal. These tiny molecular machines underpin every biological process in every living thing and each one has a unique 3D shape […]

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AI Science

What DeepMind’s Protein Folding Breakthrough Means

Lex Fridman explains the world changing nature of DeepMind’s AlphaFold 2 breakthrough.

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Future

The Future of Healthcare: 3D Printing Human Parts

Venture City  takes a look at the future of 3d printing when it comes to the human body. Sci-fi movies and TV shows such as The Expanse or Westworld, feature machines and devices that can build an injured person back up. But a lot of this tech is being developed today.

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Neural Networks Science

Are Neurons Just Electric Circuits?

The Science Asylum explores the nature of biological neurons.

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Robotics

This 30-Ton Robot Could Help Scientists Produce the Crops of the Future

Arizona has what researchers call “the climate of tomorrow, today.” Scientists are using a 30-ton robotic field scanner in the state to study plant genetics and hopefully develop stress-resilient crops.

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Covid Pandemic

Are COVID Death Rates Plummeting?

Dr. John Campbell has been a lighthouse amidst of fog of COVID-19 misinformation. I’ve been watching him since mid January. Could this be good news?

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AI Future Philosophy Fridays

Could You Ever Upload Your Mind Into A Computer?

Philosophy Tube explores what the future holds for consciousness, compute, and AI. What does this mean? Biology meets computer science meets philosophy! Following a discussion between Antonio Damasio and Aubrey de Grey I was inspired to talk about minds and brains, computers, artificial intelligence, and technology! It’s these mash-ups of different fields and disciplines that […]

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Covid Pandemic

COVID-19 Long Term Immunity More Likely

There’s not been a lot of good news about the pandemic lately, but here is some good news about long term immunity. Dr. John Campbell explains a bit of good news around research into longer term immunity to the COVID-19 virus.

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