01 August 2019: The placental microbiome, and advances in artificial intelligence
This week, whether the placenta is lacking microbes, and new hardware for artificial intelligence.
In this episode:
00:43 Microbe-free placentas?
New research suggests that the placenta is sterile.
07:12 Research Highlights
Antacids and allergies, and the source of unexplained radioactivity.
09:13 AI hardware
Making technology for AI can be challenging, so scientists try a new solution.
Research Article: Pei et al.
15:54 News Chat
A worrying spike in HIV drug resistance, and approval of research into human-animal hybrids.
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