Scientists can now keep brains alive without a body
A team of scientists recently revealed they’d successfully conducted experiments on hundreds of pigs that involved keeping their brains alive for up to 36 hours after the animals had been decapitated. Maybe Sergio Canavero, the mad scientist who wants to perform a brain transplant on a human, isn’t so crazy after all. Researcher Nenad Sestan, who lead the team of Yale University scientists, disclosed the nature of the research in a meeting at the National Institutes of Health last month to discuss the ethical concerns surrounding edge research with the human brain. In essence they were able to successfully remove… This story continues at The Next Web
The government of Taiwan is moving to become more supportive of local and foreign startups to make up for a decade of missed opportunities The article Taiwan wants to challenge Silicon Valley and Shenzhen, but still has a long way to go by Nicole Jao originally appeared on TechNode, the leading English authority on technology […]
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BUNNIK, Netherlands: Dutch prosecutors identified a Russian military unit on Thursday as the source of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people on board
As amazing as all of our existing tech is, some of the best is yet to come. We asked five TNW 2018 attendees to tell us which currently unavailable tech, app, or invention they wish for. Not surprisingly, some of the demands were pretty steep: “Teleportation.” Marie Bue. Startup evangelist, Zalando SE. “I would love to have Google Assistant develop a little bit more in Dutch.” Kevin Hipke. Advertising agent, TBWANEBOKO “I would like to go to a place, or have a universal app that scans my body. Then, when I shop online, I know exactly that it fits.” Max… This story continues at The Next Web