- Printing Batteries
New inks and tools allow 3-D printing of lithium-ion technology.
- Software Mines Science Papers to Make New Discoveries
Software digests thousands of research papers to accurately identify proteins that could be productive targets for new cancer drugs.
- Are Electric Vehicles a Fire Hazard?
Lithium-ion batteries have risks, but they can be managed to prevent fires in EVs.
- Fitness Trackers Still Need to Work Out Kinks
The latest fitness-tracking wristbands need to get in better shape before they’ll earn a spot on my wrist.
- Quantum Light Harvesting Hints at Entirely New Form of Computing
Light harvesting in plants and bacteria cannot be properly explained by classical processes or by quantum ones. Now complexity theorists say the answer is a delicate interplay of both, an idea that could transform computation.
- Online Anonymity in a Box, for $49
A cheap device called the Safeplug makes it easy to use the Tor anonymity network at home.
- The Internet of Things, Unplugged and Untethered
A startup called Iotera wants to let you track your pets, your kids, or your belongings without relying on commercial wireless networks. <
DeepMind’s cofounder: Generative AI is just a phase. What’s next is interactive AI.
“This is a profound moment in the history of technology,” says Mustafa Suleyman.
What to know about this autumn’s covid vaccines
New variants will pose a challenge, but early signs suggest the shots will still boost antibody responses.
Human-plus-AI solutions mitigate security threats
With the right human oversight, emerging technologies like artificial intelligence can help keep business and customer data secure
Next slide, please: A brief history of the corporate presentation
From million-dollar slide shows to Steve Jobs’s introduction of the iPhone, a bit of show business never hurt plain old business.
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