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Editor's Blog

Athena Andreadis
April 20, 2010

When the sequence of the human genome was declared essentially complete in 2003, all biologists (except perhaps Craig Venter) heaved a sigh of gladness that the data were all on one website, publicly available, well-annotated and carefully cross-linked.

R.U. Sirius
April 19, 2010

There were many moments of high irony before we Sonoma Film Festival attendees got to preview a somewhat unfinished version of The Singularity is Near: The Movie -- based on the Ray Kurzweil book of the same name.

Surfdaddy Orca
April 19, 2010

You no longer need to contend with crowds, parking, lousy food, or noise to visit the halls of a conference center. EXPO21XX has created an online exhibition hall to showcase projects in more than 100 university robotics labs from around the world.

R.U. Sirius
April 19, 2010

The Summer 2010 Humanity+ Conference is emphasizing DIY with the brilliant theme "The Rise of the Citizen Scientist." (Our last magazine edition was organized around the DIY theme, focusing particularly on DIY Bio.)

Surfdaddy Orca
April 19, 2010

Dzmitry Tsetserukou, an assistant professor at Toyohashi University of Technology in Japan, was the big winner at first Augmented Human International Conference

R.U. Sirius
April 15, 2010

It's finicky, diffident, and loves fish.  OK, not really, but there's a project at the University of Michigan to biologically model a computer after a feline brain. "A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer."

R.U. Sirius
April 14, 2010

Let’s start by petting (or shooting) the elephant in the room. All the snarksters will assume that I’m interviewing Dr. Richard Clark Kaufman on nutraceuticals because his NEURVANA company is an h+ advertiser. Not true. My corruption is entirely based on the free schwag!

Surfdaddy Orca
April 13, 2010

“Beholding beauty with the eye of the mind, he will be enabled to bring forth, not images of beauty, but realities....” — Plato (The Symposium)

Jay Cornell
April 12, 2010

It's a common problem in medicine: getting a drug to go just where it's needed in the body in order to minimize the dosage, maximize the benefit, and avoid side effects as much as possible. Three new developments show promise in making this easier.

Surfdaddy Orca
April 12, 2010

Don your telepathic headset and plug into your iPhone. Want to call your friend? Just look at her picture and think about her.

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