Hostility to the use of wearable computers and cameras threatens to limit their benefits, says Steve Mann.
Now that genomes can be sequenced for $1,000, more patients can benefit, says Howard Jacob.
The technology underpinning Bitcoin has flaws that threaten to undermine the currency’s value.
Physicists have long known that entangled photons can make more precise measurements than independent ones. Now Japanese physicists have built a microscope that proves it.
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Large cities are more productive than small ones so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they produce more CO2 as well, say physicists.
If cryptocurrency is to succeed, its proponents need to acknowledge that it’s hard to divorce money from politics.
Nobody agrees on how to define a city. But the emergence of “natural cities” from social media data sets may change that, say computational geographers.
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