Biology

Love thy robot neighbour

9 hours ago   |   TLS

I've never forgotten the baby seal I abandoned in an Austrian basement. Its warm button eyes followed as I walked away. Its stubby paws wriggled and then I was halted by a...
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Angelina Jolie's pal claims ‘orphan' son Maddox's biological parents ‘may not have both been dead' before 2002 adoption

20 hours ago   |   The Sun


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Artificial intelligence can predict the structure of almost every protein made by body, study finds

Artificial intelligence can predict the structure of almost every protein made by body, study finds

23 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Sir Paul Nurse, director of the Francis Crick Institute, called the breakthrough a 'great leap for biological innovation'.
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New scientific database ‘could revolutionise the way diseases are treated'

1 day ago   |   Evening Standard

The database was created after scientists used AI technology to unlock a biological puzzle relating to protein shapes.
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AI firm DeepMind puts database of the building blocks of life online

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

AlphaFold program's prediction of nearly 20,000 human protein structures now free for researchers Last year the artificial intelligence group DeepMind cracked a mystery that...
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Alphabet firm DeepMind releases massive database of 3D protein structures

1 day ago   |   STAT

With the advent of cheap genetic sequencing, the world of biology has been flooded with 2D data. Now, artificial intelligence is pushing the field into three dimensions. On...
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Google turns AlphaFold loose on the entire human genome

Google turns AlphaFold loose on the entire human genome

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Just one week after Google's DeepMind AI group finally described its biology efforts in detail, the company is releasing a paper that describes how it analyzed nearly...
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China refuses further inquiry into Covid-19 origins in Wuhan lab

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

WHO proposal to audit Chinese laboratories is ‘arrogance towards science', says health minister Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage China's government...
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In world's first genetically engineered marsupials, scientists get a fresh window into human biology

2 days ago   |   STAT

When the pile of opossums arrived at John VandeBerg's lab from the Smithsonian's National Zoo in 1978, the geneticist had an ambitious plan for the soft-eyed, hamster-sized...
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Superfit 47-year-old with body half his age says he ‘thinks himself young'

Superfit 47-year-old with body half his age says he ‘thinks himself young'

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

A SUPERFIT 47-year-old man who has the biological age of someone half that claims that "thinking himself young" is the key to his success.
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Lions vs South Africa: Tensions reach boiling point ahead of first Test in...

Lions vs South Africa: Tensions reach boiling point ahead of first Test in Cape Town

The Lions are angry that Saturday's TMO official Jonker's son, Rynhardt, is a team-mate of several Springbok players, while South Africa have not taken well to Warren Gatland's... Read more ...

Love Island confirms Casa Amor will return next week as couple set to be dumped

Love Island confirms Casa Amor will return next week as couple set to be dumped

Love Island host Iain Stirling announced the return of the famous second villa, Casa Amor, while the current couples are at risk of being dumped Read more ...

Megan Fox boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly brands their new movie 'TRASH'

Megan Fox boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly brands their new movie 'TRASH'

The rapper - real name Colson Baker - tweeted on Friday to his 1.6million followers: 'if i don't talk or tweet about a movie i'm barely in it's because it's ' Read more ...

Amy Winehouse's best friends break down watching old clip of the singer

Amy Winehouse's best friends break down watching old clip of the singer

Chantelle Dusette and Catriona Gourley struggled to contain their emotions in the scenes as the Rehab songstress told how she would have 'liked two or three children'. Read more ...

Path of Exile: Expedition is out now

Path of Exile: Expedition is out now

Things are getting explosive in Path of Exile, now that the RPG game's latest update is out in the wild. Path of Exile: Expedition launched today, which means it's time to meet... Read more ...

Halo Infinite's first beta is all bots, and it “could happen as soon as next...

Halo Infinite's first beta is all bots, and it “could happen as soon as next weekend”

The Halo Infinite beta - or 'technical preview flighting', if you prefer Microsoft's somewhat silly nomenclature - is coming, and soon. Several rounds of testing are planned... Read more ...

Psaki swipes at reporter, says White House won't release records on White...

Psaki swipes at reporter, says White House won't release records on White House breakthrough cases 

In a White House press conference Friday, Jen Psaki refused to say how many staffers tested positive despite being vaccinated after a tense exchange with a reporter over... Read more ...

More than 13% of unemployed people are concentrated in New York, Los Angeles...

More than 13% of unemployed people are concentrated in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago

The BLS data show that the nation's three largest cities have unemployment rates dramatically higher than the national average of 5.9 percent in June, with Los Angeles and New... Read more ...

Amber Hill tells JENNY JOHNSTON what it's like to have a lifelong target go...

Amber Hill tells JENNY JOHNSTON what it's like to have a lifelong target go up in smoke

Amber Hill, the No 1 in the world in her sport of skeet shooting, had been working with a sports psychologist, as well as her regular coaches, in preparation for the Tokyo... Read more ...

Watch as Texas troopers dashcam shows illegal immigrants pour out of...

Watch as Texas troopers dashcam shows illegal immigrants pour out of smuggler's following pursuit

Dashcam video from a Texas trooper chasing a human smuggler's vehicle shows nearly a dozen illegal immigrants pouring out of the car.in the border town of Del Rio on Wednesday. Read more ...