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    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2018
     
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    But why?? Why would you do that???

    It's like arranging toothpicks on a table in hopes of discovering the origin of dark energy.

    In any case, where can I get hold of Alain Delon's RNA?
    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2018
     
    Because it might tell us something about how memory works.

    Shades of "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale".
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    No, no. Why would it occur to anyone to do that particular thing is the question.
    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2018
     
    Curiosité, non?
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2018
     
    "This lets you see things with a simple microscope that are going to be helpful to researchers all over the world — including in less affluent places," Brent says.

    Great in theory but extremely helpful for biological warfare.
    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2018
     
    What the hell is everybody talking about? I pointed out an article that seems to show that memory engrams can reside in RNA.
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    I should cocoa!
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    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05440-2
    An organism does a complete rebuild
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeJun 15th 2018
     
    You could volunteer to see if it works for humans.
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    How a mouse builds itself
    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07016-6

    Some cells (red) form a structural element called the notochord, and other cells (green) form the forerunner of the brain and spinal cord.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeOct 20th 2018
     
    Beautiful.
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    And all it's got is DNA. It almost beggars belief.
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    https://www.newscientist.com/article/2179499-half-the-planet-should-be-set-aside-for-wildlife-to-save-ourselves/

    Yes, it's a socialist concept.
    We need the Earth Police with shoot on sight orders for trespassers.
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    A solution for organ preservation and aging research all the way to space travel?
    https://www.quantamagazine.org/phase-separating-proteins-may-protect-and-regulate-cells-20181126/
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    DeepMind folds proteins now
    https://deepmind.com/blog/alphafold/
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      CommentAuthoraber0der
    • CommentTimeDec 5th 2018
     
    Posted By: Andrew PalfreymanDeepMind folds proteins now

    It is bored already...
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      CommentAuthoraber0der
    • CommentTimeDec 5th 2018 edited
     
    This is a uuuge development btw, and something that will affect our lives profoundly in the following decades.
    AIs that understand matter intuitively are within reach.



    eta:
    Maybe all those struggling bitcoin miners can dedicate their computing power to something useful soon.
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      CommentAuthoraber0der
    • CommentTimeDec 5th 2018
     
    It is time now to regulate the use of AI and to install a firewall that protects us from being manipulated by unconscious expert AFs.
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      CommentAuthoroak
    • CommentTimeDec 5th 2018