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A New Form of Stem-Cell Engineering Raises Ethical Questions

“Sheefs” will test the limits of current regulations, experts say, as embryolike structures are created directly from stem cells.

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Researchers are using Darwin's theories to evolve AI, so only the strongest algorithms survive

Modern artificial intelligence is built to mimic nature-the field’s main pursuit is replicating in a computer the same decision-making prowess that humankind creates biologically. For the better part of three decades, most of AI’s brain-inspired development has surrounded “neural networks,” a term borrowed from neurobiology that describes machine thought as the movement of data through…

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IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service

International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger Project, the cross-industry group led by the Linux Foundation.

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Researchers replicated a notorious social experiment that claimed to explain the rise of fascism

Remember that study from psychology class where participants were willing to shock people with excessively high voltage, just because a researcher told them to? Well, a new paper published March 14 just announced that the famous Milgram Experiment has been replicated in Poland over 50 years since its inception in the US. It’s been replicated…