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What are the Types of Artificial Intelligence?

Once we achieve AGI, AI systems would rapidly improve their capabilities and advance into realms that we might not even have dreamed of.

Could protecting our proteins help us prevent ageing?

Beyond the genome, protection of our proteome – that is to say, our proteins – can now be seen as the key to our longevity.

What is gene editing and how could it shape our future?

Unless governments work with scientists to regulate its use, gene editing could become another technology that benefits only the wealthiest people.

When AIs outsmart humans

We can’t predict the future, so we can’t be sure what future AIs will and will not be able to do.

We Need to Consider Conservation Efforts on Mars

Of all the planets in our solar system, Mars is most likely to have evidence of life, whether past or extant.

The promises and perils of AI

Six out of 10 of people around the world expect artificial intelligence to profoundly change their lives in the next three to five years.

Will there be a human level Artificial Intelligence by 2030?

2030 is the most likely date by which humans may lose an effective control over AI. This is the AI’s tipping point.

5 ways CRISPR gene editing is shaping the future of health and food

CRISPR gene editing can help prevent diseases like HIV and cancer, make crops more hardy, and tackle the climate crisis.

Superintelligence: The Final Frontier of Artificial Intelligence

As AI capabilities continue to advance, there is a concept that fascinates researchers, ethicists, and futurists: superintelligence.

Is 150 years really the limit of human life span?

While most of us can expect to live to around 80, some people defy expectations and live to be over 100.

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