Despite his concerns Elon Musk still bets on AI

Elon Musk has expressed an interest and concern regarding the extreme advancements in the AI research. One of his first actions was when Musk supported with a 10 million donation the Future of Life Institute, an organization that funds researchers that study the mitigation of existential risks, especially the ones possibly posed by the advancement […]

Humans and sponges share gene regulation

University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences researcher Dr Milos Tanurdzic said a collaborative study found sponges use a complex gene regulation toolkit similar to much more complex organisms such as humans. Gene regulation refers to how and when a gene is activated. “The research implies this complex mechanism was present at the evolutionary dawn […]