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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.

How to create Superintelligence?

How could we create Superintelligence? All ingredients to create it are already here, apart from cognition and (eventually) consciousness.

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

Here are five ways that CRISPR is already having an impact – from the food we eat to the state of our health.

Four ways artificial intelligence is helping us learn about the universe

Astronomers are turning to machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to build new tools to search for the next big breakthroughs.

The first Neuralink brain implant signals a new phase for human-computer interaction

The first human patient has received an implant from brain-chip startup Neuralink and is recovering well, the company's founder Elon Musk said.

David Sinclair on Human Trials of Anti-Aging Compounds

A new review authored by three acclaimed geroscientists paints a promising picture of human clinical trials of prospective anti-aging drugs.

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