One of this year’s TR10 innovators, Joule Biotechnologies, is developing a way to make biofuels without agricultural plants, using genetically engineered photosynthetic bacteria. We asked founder Noubar Afeyan about how his biofuel differed from others, and how long it might be before people could be filling their cars with it.
Going bald? Lab-grown hair cells could be on the way
These biotech companies are reprogramming cells to treat baldness, but it’s still early days.
Tonga’s volcano blast cut it off from the world. Here’s what it will take to get it reconnected.
The world is anxiously awaiting news from the island—but on top of the physical destruction, the eruption has disconnected it from the internet.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
Our brains exist in a state of “controlled hallucination”
Three new books lay bare the weirdness of how our brains process the world around us.
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