An Important Visual Cue for Empathetic Robots

It’s been four decades since the invention of the digital camera, and through relentless innovation the image sensors at their core have become incredibly small and sensitive. Much of the innovation has focused on trichromatic color vision; how we create a world of kaleidoscopic hues from just three inputs – red, green, and blue (RGB). By experimenting with […]

DNA Replication Visible for the First Time

An 11-second movie shows a single DNA molecule unwinding and rewinding as its genetic information is copied.

From Engineered Stem Cells to Consciousness

We live amidst the overlap of these two worlds: the development of Sheefs rattles prior conceptions of our biological foundations, while Dennett and his colleagues assert there is no divine spark required for consciousness, even human consciousness.