- Printed Eye Cells Could Help Treat Blindness
The ability to print retinal cells could lead to new therapies for retinal disorders such as macular degeneration.
- Net Neutrality Quashed: New Pricing Schemes, Throttling, and Business Models to Follow
A court loss for “net neutrality” could mean either a new era of innovation or preferential treatment and higher costs.
- Tesla Motors’ Over-the-Air Repairs Are the Way Forward
Tesla and GM have both issued fire-related recalls, but Tesla’s fix doesn’t require owners to bring their cars in.
- How the Friendship Paradox Makes Your Friends Better Than You Are
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
- Chasing the Dream of Half-Price Gasoline from Natural Gas
A startup called Siluria thinks it’s solved a mystery that has stymied huge oil companies for decades.
- Does Illumina Have the First $1,000 Genome?
Illumina announces a new high-end sequencer made for “factory-scale” sequencing of human genomes.
- Experimental Surgery Aims to Revive a Paralyzed Limb
A paralyzed man will receive experimental surgery connecting a brain chip to systems that activate muscles in his arm. <
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.
Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever
Funders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.
Meta’s new learning algorithm can teach AI to multi-task
The single technique for teaching neural networks multiple skills is a step towards general-purpose AI.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
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