Revista Scientific American Diciembre 2018. Inglés
Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2018
Disruptive solutions that are poised to change the world
How will technology change your life in the near future? Artificial intelligence will greatly hasten the design of innovative drugs and materials. Advanced diagnostic tools will enable increasingly personalized medicine. Augmented reality will be everywhere, overlaying information and animation on real-world images to help you with everyday tasks and to help industry to operate more efficiently. If you get sick, doctors will be able to implant living cells in your body that will act like drug factories, treating what ails you. And you will be eating eat beef, chicken and fish grown from stem cells, greatly reducing the environmental impact of animal farming and sparing countless creatures from inhumane treatment.
Ingenious Method Reveals Precious Human Remains Hidden in Fossil “Junk”
A new technique for identifying tiny fragments of fossilized bone is helping to answer key questions about when, where and how human species interacted with one another
It is always a relief to arrive at Denisova Cave in southern Siberia. After a bumpy 11-hour drive southeast from Novosibirsk, across the steppe and through the foothills of the Altai Mountains, the field camp suddenly appears around a bend in the dirt road, and all thought of the long journey evaporates. Steep-sided valleys, swift-running rivers and the traditional wood houses of the local Altai people dominate the landscape; golden eagles soar overhead. A couple of hundred meters away, the limestone cave itself, perched high above the Anui River, beckons with the promise of some of the most exciting research under way in the field of human origins.