Matthew Dea

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Neuromorphic Computing Is a Big Deal for A.I., But What Is It?

Neuromorphic Computing Is a Big Deal for A.I., But What Is It?

We often talk about how traditional computing is reaching its limit–there’s a threshold we can’t move past without making some seriously big changes to the way we structure computers. One of those exciting ways is by making physical computers a little more like human brains. We introduced this concept in more detail here, but a […]

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How Close Are We to Curing HIV/AIDS?

How Close Are We to Curing HIV/AIDS?

[TRACE]In the 90s, we heard about the AIDS epidemic on every local newscast. We were irrationally afraid of toilet seats, pay phones, even kissing people; sex became scary. And while we don’t see those Public Service Announcements anymore… AIDS hasn’t gone away. It’s still a global epidemic. To date, over 39 Million people have died […]

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How Scientists Found the Universe’s First Type of Molecule

How Scientists Found the Universe’s First Type of Molecule

Scientists just detected the universe’s first molecule using a telescope that we fly around the world on a plane…and that’s a real sentence. Just let that sink in a little bit. That’s the world we live in these days. The molecule in question is called helium hydride and the fact that we’ve finally detected it […]

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How Close Are We to Terraforming Mars?

How Close Are We to Terraforming Mars?

WITH TOWERING VOLCANOES, SWIRLING DUST STORMS, AND PLUMES OF SUBLIMATING DRY ICE AT ITS POLES, THE SURREAL LANDSCAPE OF MARS HAS CAPTURED THE EARTHLY IMAGINATION FOR CENTURIES. BUT WHAT WOULD IT TAKE TO MAKE IT HABITABLE? AS IN, A PLACE WHERE WE COULD BREATHE, WALK AROUND WITHOUT OUR BLOOD BOILING, OR EVEN GROW CROPS AND […]

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LIGO’s Gravitational Wave Discovery Is Still In Question, But Why?

LIGO’s Gravitational Wave Discovery Is Still In Question, But Why?

In 2015, scientists observed gravitational waves. For the first time ever, we could actually ‘see’ the distortion of space-time as it reacted to huge events in space, like the collision of black holes. This was one of the most exciting physics discoveries of our age, and the team involved were even awarded the Nobel Prize […]

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Why Scientists Used Graphene Nanoribbons to Engineer Bionic Mushrooms

Why Scientists Used Graphene Nanoribbons to Engineer Bionic Mushrooms

Imagine the world…powered by mushrooms. No, I’m not on drugs, this is an actual scientific thing–we’ve now invented mushrooms that produce electricity, no fossil fuels required. Let me explain: researchers at the Stevens Institute of Technology just created what they’re calling a bionic mushroom—a fungus they’ve modified to produce electricity! It really is basically any […]

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