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World’s First Lung Cancer Vaccine Comes from Cuba

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Killing 1.4 million people worldwide every year, lung cancer is the most deadly of cancers. Up until now the 5 year survival rate for someone with late-stage lung cancer is around 1%, making this a significant problem that scientists must tackle. Well Gisela Gonzalez at the Center of Molecular Immunology (CIM) in Havana is on [&hellip

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Microsoft Discovers a ‘Breakthrough’ in Human Speech Recognition

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Before Google started their research on voice recognition it wasn’t so apparent how we would use it in our day-to-day lives. They began rolling it out in many ways, and eventually integrated speech recognition into the mobile world via Android. Speech recognition has been used for many years on telephone systems across the world, but [&hellip

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IBM Announces First Cognitive Computing Chips

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IBM is conducting research for DARPA in a program called The Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics (SyNAPSE). The company announced today that phase 0 and 1 are complete and they’ve officially created the first two state-of-the-art chips capable of things you’ve never seen before. The purpose is to replicate how a regular brain [&hellip

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A Sneak Peak of Apple’s Spaceship Blueprints

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Okay, so we don’t really have any blueprints, but we do have some amazing renders showing the next Apple campus, or what some are calling Steve Job’s Spaceship. It’s unknown when Steve will be using this to leave earth, or when this 2.8 million square foot structure will be built. But it’s clear that Apple [&hellip

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Falcon HTV-2 has Second Launch after Delay – Also Has Second Crash Landing

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Yesterday we reported that the Falcon HTV-2 was undergoing its second test flight. The launch was scrubbed yesterday due to inclement weather conditions. Nevertheless, the extra day did little good for DARPA’s Mach 20 unmanned craft as communications were lost after approximately 36 minutes 9 minutes of flight time. The launch off the Minotaur IV [&hellip

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