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AP Explains: Should You Be Worried About the Rise of AI?

AP Explains: Should You Be Worried About the Rise of AI?

By Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien |
Thanks to AI, computers are learning to do a variety of tasks that have long eluded them - everything from driving cars to detecting cancerous skin lesions to writing news stories. But could they pose a threat in the future?

Salk Scientists Solve Longstanding Biological Mystery of DNA Organization

Salk Scientists Solve Longstanding Biological Mystery of DNA Organization

Jul 28
Scientists at the Salk Institute and the University of California, San Diego, have for the first time provided an unprecedented view of the 3D structure of human chromatin -- the combination of DNA and proteins -- in the nucleus of living human cells.

Janssen Enters Collaboration with Bavarian Nordic To Develop Vaccines Against Hepatitis B Virus And HIV-1

Janssen Enters Collaboration with Bavarian Nordic To Develop Vaccines Against Hepatitis B Virus And HIV-1

Jul 28
Janssen Pharmaceuticals has teamed up with Bavarian Nordic to develop potential new vaccine regimens against hepatitis B virus HIV-1.

Scientists Build DNA from Scratch to Alter Life's Blueprint

Scientists Build DNA from Scratch to Alter Life's Blueprint

By Malcolm Ritter | Jul 28
Scientists have long been able to make specific changes in the DNA code. Now, they're taking the more radical step of starting over, and building redesigned life forms from scratch.

AP Explains: Should You Be Worried About the Rise of AI?

AP Explains: Should You Be Worried About the Rise of AI?

By Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien | Jul 28
Thanks to AI, computers are learning to do a variety of tasks that have long eluded them - everything from driving cars to detecting cancerous skin lesions to writing news stories. But could they pose a threat in the future?

Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 27
Beyond possibly improving their own brain health, the Portland study's enticement is a chance to help preserve community and cultural memories from historically black neighborhoods that are disappearing with gentrification.