Conscious machines. The idea of artificial consciousness, or devices that bear real individual consciousness traits, continues to be something of a sci-fi fantasy. But some scientists are developing methods to make it possible actively, including attempts to engineer individual brains inside machines, which would bear seemingly practical, human-like characteristics. Since we intend to use artificial cleverness in place of individual intellectual labor, I believe it will be immoral to purposely plan it to be mindful, mentioned futurist Louie Helm, as quoted by io9.In the Phase II scientific trial being reported, sufferers received Lipo-ATRA for three months and then continued to receive the medication without chemotherapy so long as their bone marrow demonstrated no evidence of the characteristic molecular signature of APL. If this marker was discovered, chemotherapy was added. Of the 34 patients who received Lipo-ATRA, ten remain in remission for typically five years, despite never receiving chemotherapy.
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