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Using computers to virtually test new molecules could lead to new types of solar cells.
- How Technology Is Destroying Jobs
Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
- Today’s Phones and Tablets Will Die Out Like the PC
The mobile computers killing the PC will themselves be replaced as computing becomes embedded into the world around us.
- Obama Orders EPA to Regulate Power Plants in Wide-Ranging Climate Plan
The president presents a plan to use the EPA to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
- Study Shows Many iPhone Apps Defy Apple’s Privacy Advice
Researchers say that over a third of iPhone apps still access a device’s unique identifier.
- The Internet of Cars Is Approaching a Crossroads
Wireless vehicle networks could make driving safer and more efficient, but the cost of deployment will be significant.
- Crowding into Biotech’s Densest Supercluster
Boston may overtake Silicon Valley at the top of the biotech heap. <
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Three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute.
These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
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.
We reviewed three at-home covid tests. The results were mixed.
Over-the-counter coronavirus tests are finally available in the US. Some are more accurate and easier to use than others.
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