artificial intelligenceGraphcore Chips Could Speed Up AI by 100 Times

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Graphcore’s IPU (Intelligence Processing Unit) accelerators and Poplar software together make the fastest and most flexible platform for current and future machine intelligence applications, lowering the cost of AI in the cloud and datacenter, improving performance and efficiency by between …

alzheimers diseaseChemical in California Shrub Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

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The Salk Institute discovered a potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory chemical in a native California shrub may lead to a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease based on a compound found in nature. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, a general …

antiagingSalk Researchers Used Gene Therapy for Successful Antiaging

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Salk Institute researchers have used CRISPR/Cas9 therapy to suppress aging, enhance health and extend life span in mice. Above – This image shows two mice of the same age with progeria. The larger and healthier mouse on the left received …

businessUS-China Trade Deal Seems to Be Nine Days Away

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Most financial media coverage is currently predicting conclusive US-China Trade Deal at the March 1, 2019 deadline. Many financial analysts indicate this could trigger a double-digit move upwards in share prices. Bank of America’s Savita Subramanian told that a real …

gadgetSamsung Announces 5G and Foldable Expensive New Phones

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Samsung Electronics will launch 5G on the Galaxy S10 5G. It will have much faster streaming and download speeds, powerful mobile hot-spotting and 4K video calling. It will have up to 1 Terabyte of microSD and better cameras. The Galaxy …

air forceNew Lockheed F-21 Fighter Jet Joins India’s Perpetual Negotiations

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Lockheed has offered India a new F-21 fighter jet. The F-21 will have some parts and technology from the F-35 and the F-22 stealth fighter. The F-21 seems to be a modified version of the F-16. The F-21 will have …

economic impactUS 2019 GDP Growth Forecasted To Be Over 3.0%

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Kevin Hassett, chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, forecasts US GDP growth will be over 3% in 2019. Hassett predicted 3.1 percent GDP growth for 2018. This would be correct if the fourth-quarter numbers come in as expected …

camerasTesla Adds Sentry and Dog Modes

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Tesla has activated a Sentry mode for its cars. Sentry Mode puts the Tesla vehicle into a “Standby” state. The car’s external cameras to detect potential threats. If a minimal threat is detected, such as someone leaning on a car, …

antiagingDecoded Great White Shark Genome Could Help With Anti-aging and Fighting Cancer

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The entire genome of the white shark has now been decoded in detail. The white shark genome was also compared to gthe genomes of other vertebrates including the giant whale shark and humans. The white shark has a genome that …

astronomyCarnival of Space 599

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The Carnival of Sapce 599 is up at Urban Astronomer The Hill – SpaceX could disrupt NASA plan to return humans to the moon NASA’s lunar lander concept is a three-stage vehicle that would depart from and return to the …