Gene Therapy

Gene Therapy to Help People Overcome METH Addiction

Instead of using drugs or surgery, gene therapy is the modern experimental technique to treat or prevent any genetic disease. But a team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences thinks that the same phenomena can be used to treat the disease of addiction by counteracting the high therapeutic concentrations that methamphetamine (METH) produces (In this context we should remember that currently there are no medications available to treat methamphetamine abuse disorders). Continue reading Gene Therapy to Help People Overcome METH Addiction

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Stress

Your Language Can Tell About Your Body’s Hidden Response to Stress

When you visit your psychologist, a couple of questions you may come across – “How stressed you feel during your daily activities?” “Could you please rate your stress level on a 0-10 scale during different activities?” But answering these questions is very difficult as sometimes we are stressed because we are not aware of the same and sometimes the patients are not in the stage … Continue reading Your Language Can Tell About Your Body’s Hidden Response to Stress

Watson Artificial Intelligence

Watson Artificial Intelligence Lab – An IBM-MIT Initiative

On September 7, 2017, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), a multinational technology company and the world’s most prestigious university Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) signed a consignment for building a MIT-IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence (AI) laboratory. In this initiative, IBM plans to make a 10-year, $240 million investment. According to MIT News: “The lab will carry out fundamental artificial intelligence (AI) research and seek to … Continue reading Watson Artificial Intelligence Lab – An IBM-MIT Initiative

Mission InSight

Mission InSight – Investigating Deep Interior of Red Planet

NASA is going to launch its next Mars mission tentatively in May 2018 – Mission InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport), which is the first mission to focus on examining the deep interior of Mars. It will help to gather information to boost understanding of how all rocky planets formed, including Earth. InSight Principal Investigator Bruce Banerdt of NASA’s Jet Propulsion … Continue reading Mission InSight – Investigating Deep Interior of Red Planet

Space Explorations billionaires

Space Explorations at Billionaires Interest

According to a new report published in Bloomberg, the existing billionaires (16 of the world’s 500) have space investments. The background for this investigations lies in the fact that space ventures such as rocket launches involve high rate expenses. Jeff Bezos, the world’s second richest man, is funding rocket company Blue Origin to the tune of $1 billion a year. Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX … Continue reading Space Explorations at Billionaires Interest

Virus as Cancer Treatment

Clinical Trial for Engineered Virus to Treat Cancer

Viral therapy for cancer is a quite popular method for the researchers in immunotherapy. In the process, viruses are used to treat cancer.Typically viruses are considered as tiny bugs that infect the human body and cause diseases like the flu. In cases like these, viruses are modified to infect and kill cancer cells without affecting healthy, normal cells. These viruses even can stimulate the body’s … Continue reading Clinical Trial for Engineered Virus to Treat Cancer

total solar eclipse

NASA Started Countdown for Total Solar Eclipse

NASA started Total Solar Eclipse Countdown until the first contact in Oregon August 21, 2017, UT. For thousands of years, solar eclipses have captured the imagination of human minds. And that’s why to celebrate that exciting event – total solar eclipse, which will be occurred on August 21 this year, NASA is trying their best to be prepared for this celestial event. NASA has published … Continue reading NASA Started Countdown for Total Solar Eclipse

Tesla 3

Tesla Hands Over its First Model 3 Electric Cars to Buyers

The entrepreneur and technological giant, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has handed over the first mass market electric car Model 3, Tesla. The cars have been made so far for the employee buyers, setting the stage for the biggest test yet of the company’s plans to revolutionize the auto industry on this July 29 night. Model 3 Specs are as follows: Safety Automatic emergency braking and … Continue reading Tesla Hands Over its First Model 3 Electric Cars to Buyers

Google AutoDraw

Google created AI enabled AutoDraw to make drawing easy for everyone

Tech giant Google created a web based tool AutoDraw with the motto – “Fast Drawing for Everyone”. It has been built with the help of Machine Learning (the buzzword in Artificial Intelligence and technology world) and drawings created by various talented artists to help everyone draw removing the slow-difficult user experience. Dan Motzenbecker, creative technologist Google Creative Lab, said in Google Blog, “It works on … Continue reading Google created AI enabled AutoDraw to make drawing easy for everyone

Australian Government Encrypted Messages

Australian Government Wants Access to Encrypted Messages

Australian Government wants to set up a new law to force Apple, Facebook and WhatsApp like tech giants to provide access to encrypted messages. Some apps like WhatsApp use end-to-end encryption, and for that, the ordinary citizens’ messages cannot be intercepted by criminals or spies as they travel across the internet. But Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is worried about the fact that encrypted messaging … Continue reading Australian Government Wants Access to Encrypted Messages