Scientists in China have cloned five monkeys after altering their genes to induce several human diseases like Alzheimer’s disease. The monkeys were born in Shanghai at Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences. It also includes studying disease patterns of including sleep disorders, depression, diabetic mellitus and cancer. The clones will also be used to identify effectiveness of a medicine.
Geoffrey Hinton, a prominent figure in artificial intelligence (AI), has called on governments to prevent machines from taking control of society. Hinton, known as one of the “godfathers” of AI, left Google in May to speak openly about the dangers of AI, particularly after the release of ChatGPT, a widely acclaimed AI model. Speaking at […]
According to research carried out by a research team, under scientists from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and the University of Tubingen, the ancient mitochondrial DNA from the femur of an archaic European hominin helps to resolve the complicated relationship between modern humans and Neanderthals. The genetic data provide a […]
A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the U.S. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) led by Brett Bouma, has developed a new optical technique that can determine the differences between potentially life-threatening coronary plaques and those posing a less immediate danger to patients with heart diseases. The researchers used […]