Whether we’re genetically modifying people or exploring the inner depths of celestial planets, the future is unfolding itself into becoming an adventure of both exploration and discovery. Each step we make, each innovation we create, and each journey we embark on, we are rewriting the history books because of it. The world of which we’re entering challenges both our perceptions of the universe and the perception of ourselves. Welcome to the future!
Turing Test for Sound
What is being dubbed as a “Turing Test for sound,” researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have demonstrated a new algorithm that effectively learned how to predict and produce sound capable of fooling humans. SOURCE
Volcanoes on Mars
Human Head Transplant
Following the lead of Italian surgeon Dr. Sergio Canavero, Chinese surgeon Dr. Ren Xiaoping has revealed his own plans of performing what might become the world’s first human head transplant, even claiming he already has volunteers. SOURCE
Human Gene Editing
According to the National Institutes of Health, next week a federal safety board will be considering the first human use of the gene-editing technology CRISPR to help combat against cancer, as proposed by doctors at the University of Pennsylvania. SOURCE