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A military veteran who lost part of his arm in Afghanistan has become the first person to receive a 3D-printed “hero arm” on the NHS. Darren “Daz” Fuller lost the lower part of his right arm in Afghanistan in 2008 during an incident with mortar ammunition. The 43-year-old, who lives in Colchester with his wife and four-year-old daughter Sky, enlisted in the Parachute Regiment in 1994 and served for 20 years.
Kao Data has announced it is to provide compute capacity to EMBL-EBI, a world leader in the storage, analysis and dissemination of large biological data sets.
The wholesale colocation provider said its London One facility will initially supply 1.5MW of capacity to the institute with an option to expand if necessary.
Britain’s leading scientists are calling on the Government to get ahead of other countries in ensuring ethical risks of using brain-computer technology are properly understood, along with suitable regulations.
The Royal Society says a national investigation should be launched into neural interface technologies, which are devices placed on the outside or inside of the brain designed to interact with a nervous system.
In a landmark scientific achievement, Columbia neuroengineers show the mental activity of mankind’s most inner sanctum can be sensed and distilled into ordinary speech Decades of scientific research has shown that the act of speaking – or even thinking about speaking – produces traceable and distinct patterns of activity in the brain. The realisation spawned a… Read More
The president of the British Science Association has claimed that Artificial Intelligence will become a bigger threat to human life than terrorism and climate change. Professor Jim Al-Khalili, professor of physics and public engagement at the University of Surrey, spoke of his concerns, claiming that by allowing AI to grow without proper surveillance, the future… Read More