Mind games. Neuro gaming

One of my favourite talks at TEDx Sydney 2016 was by Karen Palmer, who combines Neurogaming, Film, Wearable Technology and Parkour to create dynamic immersive video installations to inspire and empower the user. Her practise involves creating a sense of mindfulness and “being in the moment”to simulate a physiological and spiritual … Continue Reading Mind games. Neuro gaming

Think! TEDx 2016

I’m often left wondering what TEDx is all about, so look forward to thinking about it from someone more informed’s point of view. Kylie Dunn’s Start Thinking! An Initial Review of TEDxSydney and also Work Club’s TEDx Sydney 2016 Recap    

The gene genie. CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and the role of patents

Background via CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing ‘Science magazine’s 2015 Breakthrough of the Year, CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) were discovered in the 1980s, but it wasn’t until 2007 that their true power to democratize gene targeting was realized. That’s when the first report demonstrating CRISPR could cut specific DNA targets was … Continue Reading The gene genie. CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and the role of patents