Doctors Will Face Many New Challenges in The Near Future

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Imagine the year is 2036. Dr. James Mitchell, a rheumatologist with his private practice for 20 years, has just woken up from a 7 hour 20-minute long sleep as his iPhone 24 tells him. While shaving, he listens to the daily news, customized for him according to his interests. He hears that among others, the … Read more

Human Organ Regeneration through Gene Manipulation

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Over the past decade, major scientific leaps have been made in regenerative medical research. Until recently, only tiny portions of functional human organs have been cloned or grown in-vitro. In 2014, Researchers at Northwestern University announced the discovery of the gene zic-1 which seems to enable circulating stem cells to “regrow” the head of flatworm planarians after decapitation. There are several … Read more

Eugene The Chatbot Did not Pass the Turing Test

Over the past weekend many “credible” media outlets falsely reported that a “super computer” had convinced about a 30 percent of judges that it was a 13-year-old boy and hence passing the elusive Turing test. Over the past few days several experts quickly reported the findings as false. University of Reading sponsored an event. A computer … Read more