If human and computer intelligence come together, they may be helpful in solving the world’s ‘wicked’ problems. Agreeing with it, the Human Computation Institute (HCI) and Cornell University scientists said that human active interaction with machines creates a new paradigm to give solutions to complex global problems, including climate change and international conflicts.
Gun-control initiative of the President Barack Obama is gaining thrust during the 2016 presidential campaign. Obama will officially reveal the executive actions over the initiative on Tuesday. However, the controversial topic has become a hot debate just weeks prior to the Iowa convention, which will be held on February 1, 2016.
Researchers have provided fascinating insights on parthenogenesis or virgin birth in snakes recently. Facultative parthenogenesis or asexual reproduction in any other sexually reproducing species seems to be very common in snakes and could signify a potentially vital feature of vertebrate evolution.
A genetic muscle disorder in a living adult mammal has, for the first time ever, been treated by scientists by using a CRISPR gene-editing tool. The development by the scientists is being praised worldwide and is being seen as a promising medical breakthrough that could soon lead to the formation of human therapies.