- 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. <
We can’t afford to stop solar geoengineering research
It is the wrong time to take this strategy for combating climate change off the table.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
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.
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