Swarm of autonomous tiny drones can localize gas leaks

When there is a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site, human firefighters currently need to go in with gas sensing instruments....

Move over CRISPR, the retrons are coming

New gene editing technique enables millions of genetic experiments to be performed simultaneously By Lindsay Brownell (BOSTON) — While the...

Let there be light! New tech for night vision

Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have developed new technology that allows people to see clearly in the dark,...

Australian researchers create quantum microscope that can see the impossible

In a major scientific leap, University of Queensland researchers have created a quantum microscope that can reveal biological structures that would...

Swarm of autonomous tiny drones can localize gas leaks

When there is a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site, human firefighters currently need to go in with gas sensing instruments....

Move over CRISPR, the retrons are coming

New gene editing technique enables millions of genetic experiments to be performed simultaneously By Lindsay Brownell (BOSTON) — While the...

Let there be light! New tech for night vision

Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have developed new technology that allows people to see clearly in the dark,...

Australian researchers create quantum microscope that can see the impossible

In a major scientific leap, University of Queensland researchers have created a quantum microscope that can reveal biological structures that would...
Swarm of autonomous tiny drones can localize gas leaks

Swarm of autonomous tiny drones can localize gas leaks

When there is a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site, human firefighters currently need to go in with gas sensing instruments. Finding the gas leak may take considerable time, while they are risking their lives. Researchers from TU Delft (the...

Move over CRISPR, the retrons are coming

Move over CRISPR, the retrons are coming

New gene editing technique enables millions of genetic experiments to be performed simultaneously By Lindsay Brownell (BOSTON) — While the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system has become the poster child for innovation in synthetic biology, it has some major limitations....

Let there be light! New tech for night vision

Let there be light! New tech for night vision

Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have developed new technology that allows people to see clearly in the dark, revolutionising night-vision. The first-of-its-kind thin film, described in a new article published in Advanced Photonics, is...

Valiant Space Receives $200,000 Australian Space Agency Grant

Valiant Space Receives $200,000 Australian Space Agency Grant

Valiant Space has been awarded a $200,000 grant as part of the Australian Government’s Moon to Mars initiative, administered through the Australian Space Agency. The Demonstrator Feasibility grant will allow the company to develop Australia’s first in-space chemical...

Are We In For A Cold Snap? The Modern Grand Solar Minimum

Are We In For A Cold Snap? The Modern Grand Solar Minimum

According to a paper by Valentina Zharkova, an acurate method of tracking solar activity suggests we are entering a period of lowered activity as the sun enters the "Grand Solar Minimum", which is expected to span from 2020 to 2053. The effects of this current Grand...

Cloud Computing Expands Brain Sciences

Cloud Computing Expands Brain Sciences

Leading neuroscientist collaborates with TACC to democratize the field, plan infrastructure People often think about human behavior in terms of what is happening in the present—reading a newspaper, driving a car, or catching a football. But other dimensions of...

Predicting who may do best with psychedelic-assisted therapy

Predicting who may do best with psychedelic-assisted therapy

As psychedelics gain ground as a potential therapy for mental health disorders, there remains a pressing concern that patients in clinical trials may have adverse effects to the drugs. New research identifies personality traits that have been associated with positive...

Do Not Fear The Rise of the Machines

The University of Queensland Contact magazine has done a story on our documentary Toward Singularity. Big thanks to Harriet Dempsey-Jones for the write up and Editor Michael Jones. [button...

Toward Singularity now released on Vimeo

The new film about brain inspired artificial intelligence has been released on Vimeo: TOWARD SINGULARITY from Dahlitz Media on Vimeo.   The film about brain inspired AI Toward Singularity takes a look at how neuroscience is inspiring the development of artificial...

Toward Singularity Update

We are very excited to be near the end of post-production for our documentary Toward Singularity. It’s been a fun journey and have had the privilege of working with some extremely talented people in the worlds of brains and robots! Our interviewees were very generous...

Toward Singularity Documentary

We are off to a great start with the Toward Singularity documentary, now having interviewed a number of experts from the University of Queensland and Michael Milford from QUT. This is an important topic and we have been privileged to speak to these professionals in...

Replicating Machines

FROM THE ARCHIVES Science Fiction vs Science Fact - Replicating Machines by Mark Sackler   Self-replicating machines have been a staple in science fiction since the 1940’s. A. E. Van Vogt, Philip K. Dick and Arthur C. Clarke, along with many others, have used...

Automation vs. Jobs: The Long and Short of It.

This article includes content and quotes garnered by the author from interviews with James J. Hughes, Jerome Glenn, Ian Pearson, Richard Yonck, John C. Havens and Alexandra Whittington on the Seeking Delphi™ podcast between April of 2017 and November of 2018. **...