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  Mass Effect’s genophage is one of the few fictions in gaming that is easiest to consolidate with real science. That’s probably because we can already manipulate and engineer viruses that manipulate genetics within biological systems. In Mass effect, the

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April 13, 2013


Did you know that fungi exist that can take over the mental capabilities of a living animal? Felipe Dargent and Daniel Kayser talk about how this reality could translate to humans.

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April 6, 2013


How thin can Raiden’s nanoblade cut? Kevin Niebert and Daniel Kayser talk about monomolecular blades.

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March 24, 2013


Can you electrocute your friends with your own biology ? Probably not, but Sebastian Alvarado and Daniel Kayser speculate.

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March 17, 2013


Can you change someone else’s memories? Maral Tajerian and Daniel Kayser discuss the possibilities.

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March 17, 2013


Our team will be showcasing our expertise on “The Science of Games”, a web series hosted by GameTrailers.com that explores the science of video games. Expect us to cover multidisciplinary topics like memory manipulation, genetic modification, faster than light travel,

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March 7, 2013


Thwacke, a group of researchers and scientists providing insights to the gaming industry, and Red Barrels, an independent game developer based in Montreal, today announced a partnership through which Thwacke is contributing real-world data on mental illness and how humans

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  “Nanotechnology offers unprecedented possibilities for progress — defeating poverty, starvation, and disease, opening up outer space, and expanding human capacities. But it also brings unprecedented risks — the spectre of devastating wars fought with far more powerful weapons of

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