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Swapping software can give one GSM phone the power to prevent incoming calls and text messages from reaching other phones nearby.
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A startup that makes 3-D glasses stands out, in part, by including Steve Mann on its team.
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Streaming designs to 3-D printers like Netflix does movies could prevent unauthorized copying.
- System Lets Surgeons Image the Brain While they Operate On It
A real-time MRI system can help surgeons perform faster and safer brain operations. <
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The European Union is planning new legislation aimed at curbing the worst harms associated with artificial intelligence.
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