Nation of Artists and Freethink are proud to partner with Aflac, Sproutel and Carol Cone On Purpose for the launch of My Special Aflac Duck, a social robot designed to bring comfort and joy to kids with cancer, and already the winner of the Tech for a Better World Innovation Award at CES 2018, Engadget’s official Best of CES Awards for Best Unexpected Product, and the CES Showstoppers Award for Best Robotics.
With artificial DNA, a data storage facility as big as a football field could be compressed to the size of a sugar cube.
A double-barrel syringe developed at MIT makes it possible to inject highly viscous biologics, making them more accessible to patients.
Mini human hearts grown from stem cells, also known as "heart organoids," could help doctors address the most common kind of birth defect in humans.
Researchers have found microbes in deep sea sediment millions of years old. Given food, they sprung back to life.
In 2010, an earthquake killed 222,570 people in Haiti, injuring 300,000 and displacing over a million. In an attempt to discover how to predict earthquakes, these researchers are using machine learning to analyze the acoustic data from tectonic plates.
The only treatment for retinoblastoma is surgical removal of the eye—but scientists may have found another way: cancer-killing viruses.
These people are meeting biological relatives for the first time, thanks to a group of volunteers. The Search Squad group on Facebook has around 100 volunteer “search angels” who scour birth records and websites to find the birth relatives of adoptees. Many people who were adopted as children would like to meet their birth relatives, but it can often be an extremely expensive and time-consuming process. Search Squad, on...
A new discovery upends what we thought we knew about premature births and could point the way to entirely new solutions to prevent them.
The story of how Charlie Shrem built his business as a Bitcoin pioneer, lost it all, and is now clawing his way back.