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Update: SoFine brings plant-based 'Salmon Style' fish fillets to the Dutch market

The Dutch brand SoFine has recently introduced 100 per cent plant-based ' Salmon Style' fish fillets that look and taste like real salmon. The fish fillets are made from organic, non-GMO soybeans, and are exclusively available from Jumbo supermarkets.

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Should we tax robots? A debate.

Pro: Why not? We tax human labor. Con: It will slow innovation. Background: The idea of taxing robots isn't new, but it gained momentum a few years ago when Bill Gates pitched the strategy as a way to slow the job-destroying progress of automation.

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Alzheimer's Disease is a 'Double-Prion Disorder,' Study Shows

Self-Propagating Amyloid and Tau Prions found in Post-Mortem Brain Samples, With Highest Levels in Patients Who Died Young By Nicholas Weiler Two proteins central to the pathology of Alzheimer's disease act as prions - misshapen proteins that spread through tissue like an infection by forcing normal proteins to adopt the same misfolded shape - according to new UC San Francisco research.

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Most 'meat' in 2040 will not come from dead animals, says report

Consultants say 60% will be grown in vats or plant-based products that taste like meat

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Uber says it will start delivering fast food by drone in San Diego this summer

Uber's plans to start delivering fast food by drone in San Diego this summer are nearly coming to head, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. The deliveries will be three times faster than cars or bikes; cost roughly the same as regular UberEats deliveries; and will be sent to designated safe delivery zones.

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New gene-editing system precisely inserts large DNA sequences into cellular DNA

A team led by researchers from Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, has characterized and engineered a new gene-editing system that can precisely and efficiently insert large DNA sequences into a genome.

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Electric Vehicles Are Driving Demand For Lithium - With Environmental Consequences - Science Spies

As the world moves towards a low-carbon future, there is a growing range of technological advancements facilitating the transition away from fossil fuels. Transportation and energy production are two sectors that desperately need to reduce emissions, and developments in elegates are gathering in Chile, the country with the world's biggest lithium reserves, at the electric vehicles and battery storage are rapidly changing both markets.

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India unveils spacecraft for second moon mission

India's space agency has unveiled its spacecraft that it hopes to land on the moon next month. If successful, India will be the fourth country to achieve a soft landing on the moon, following the US, the former Soviet Union and China. Chandrayaan-2 will be the country's second lunar mission.

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Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal. The country currently aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050.

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How your daily life will dramatically change as UK moves to end emissions by 2050

Our daily lives are set to change dramatically in the next three decades as the UK moves to cut greenhouse gases to net zero by 2050. The way our homes are heated, how we travel and what we eat will be transformed, according to the government's expert advisory Committee on Climate Change.

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A member of Google's disastrous AI council says the company needs to be treated like a 'world power'

Two members of Google's now-defunct AI ethics council took the stage at the CognitionX AI conference in London on Wednesday. Academics Joanna Bryson and De Kai were asked about what happened to the council, which was abruptly dissolved earlier this year following criticism of one of its members.

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In the Future, Sex Robots could be Prescribed by your Doctor

"Doctors could soon prescribe sex robots to patients with sexual dysfunction," said Dr. Marianne Brandon at the Applied Evolutionary Psychology Society's Mental Health Symposium. Sex robots could help patients with sexual dysfunction meet their needs, she mentions in her presentation and is soon to add that they could also gravely hamper social relationships.

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Global ensemble projections reveal trophic amplification of ocean biomass declines with climate change

Climate change can affect the distribution and abundance of marine life, with consequences for goods and services provided to people. Because different models can lead to divergent conclusions about marine futures, we present an integrated global ocean assessment of climate change impacts using an ensemble of multiple climate and ecosystem models.

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These boffins' deepfake AI vids are next-gen. But don't take our word for it. Why not ask Zuck or Kim Kardashian...

Video Once again, artificially intelligent software has been demonstrated automatically editing videos of talking heads to make them say things they haven't actually uttered. And it's getting better at it. Today, it's altering footage of boffins, and Mark Zuckerberg and Kim Kardashian, but next it could be you. Probably not.

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Postal robots take to the streets with backing from Toyota AI Ventures | ZDNet

A secretive autonomous delivery startup with some big backer bona fides has just come out of stealth. Boxbot, a California delivery logistics startup, recently unveiled its autonomous last-mile delivery system, which consists of an autonomous local logistics hub paired with a robotic delivery truck.

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