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Gene editing

To Cure Crop Disease Faster, Add Bugs

DARPA scientists think they can use insects to deliver genetic changes to crops.

Genomic medicine

Do Your Family Members Have a Right to Your Genetic Code?

When a woman gets her genome sequenced, questions about privacy arise for her identical twin sister.

Robot breakthroughs

Robotic Quadcopters Could Offer Zero G Flights on the Cheap

Scientists have long needed a cheaper way of doing zero g experiments. Autonomous quadcopters may be the answer.

View from the Marketplace

Enabling the Digital Revolution: SDN and Beyond

The promise of software-defined networking and solutions for its wider adoption were explored in depth at VMware’s inaugural future:net event.

Sponsored by VMware

View from the Marketplace

Big Data Game-Changer: Alibaba’s Double 11 Event Raises the Bar for Online Sales

The ever-expanding Double 11 Global Online Shopping Festival showcases Alibaba’s innovations in key technology areas such as big data, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality.

Computing

Is the Gig Economy Rigged?

A new study suggests that racial and gender bias affect the freelancing websites TaskRabbit and Fiverr—and may be baked into underlying algorithms.

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Computing

From the latest smartphones to advances in quantum computing, the hardware behind today's digital age is rapidly changing.

Energy

Can we transform how we power and feed the world in time to head off climate change?

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