Artificial intelligence could overpower humans: Renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking

British cosmologist Stephen Hawking delivers a video message during the opening ceremony of the 2017 Web Summit, in Lisbon, on November 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking said artificial intelligence (AI) could “take power” in the future as technology develops.  In a video message played during the Lisbon “Web Summit” on November […]

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Scientists in Egypt find huge ‘void’ in Great Pyramid of Giza

Great Pyramid of Giza (File photo) A huge undiscovered “void”, the size of a jet plane, has been found inside the Great Pyramid of Egypt. The 30-meter-long secret chamber, sealed off 4,500 years ago, has remained untouched until this day, scientists revealed on Thursday. The discovery, named simply “Big Void”, has been confirmed using different technologies. It […]

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UK scientists and engineers create small surgery robot

UK researchers revolutionize robotic surgery by using mobile technology to create “smart robotic surgeons.” (File photo) Scientists have developed the world’s smallest surgical robot, an achievement that could bring about a major transformation in medical operations. The robot, called Versius, was built by a team consisting of 100 UK scientists and engineers gathered in Cambridgeshire, The […]

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Scientists at a Massachusetts company create safer pig organs with goal of transplants for humans

In what could be a game-changer for modern medicine, scientists use gene-editing technology to clone piglets that lack a potentially dangerous retrovirus. (File photo by Reuters) Scientists at a Massachusetts company seeking to make pig organs safe enough to be transplanted into humans have used gene-editing technology to clone piglets that lack a potentially dangerous […]

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Exercise, controlled blood pressure, brain training reduce dementia risk: American Medical Experts

A brain scan (file photo) A regular fitness program alongside controlled blood pressure and brain training could help reduce the risk of dementia at an old age, say American medical experts. There is “encouraging” evidence, although inconclusive, to support these three interventions for brain health, according to a new report released by the National Academies of […]

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