- Genome Surgery
Precise and easy ways to rewrite human genes could finally provide the tools that researchers need to understand and cure some of our most deadly genetic diseases.
- Bitcoin Slump Shows the $8 Billion Cryptocurrency Lacks Mature Infrastructure
The technology underpinning Bitcoin has flaws that threaten to undermine the currency’s value.
- Sell Your Personal Data for $8 a Month
Would you let a startup track your social-media accounts and credit-card transactions in exchange for cash?
- Yahoo Expands Research Labs in Search of Personalized, Mobile Experiences
The rejuvenated research labs at Yahoo are investigating new forms of mobile hardware and new ways to predict what users want.
- Unsubscribing? The New York Times Wants to Predict That.
In danger of being left behind on the Web, big publishers jump on the data science bandwagon.
- Samsung’s Tizen Will Hit the Ground Running with Android Apps
As the world’s leading smartphone maker prepares to launch its own OS, new software will allow it to run as many as “hundreds of thousands” of Android apps.
- World’s First Entanglement-Enhanced Microscope
Physicists have long known that entangled photons can make more precise measurements than independent ones. Now Japanese physicists have built a microscope that proves it. <
Saudi Arabia plans to spend $1 billion a year discovering treatments to slow aging
The oil kingdom fears that its population is aging at an accelerated rate and hopes to test drugs to reverse the problem. First up might be the diabetes drug metformin.
Yann LeCun has a bold new vision for the future of AI
One of the godfathers of deep learning pulls together old ideas to sketch out a fresh path for AI, but raises as many questions as he answers.
The dark secret behind those cute AI-generated animal images
Google Brain has revealed its own image-making AI, called Imagen. But don't expect to see anything that isn't wholesome.
A quick guide to the most important AI law you’ve never heard of
The European Union is planning new legislation aimed at curbing the worst harms associated with artificial intelligence.
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