- Google Glass Still Needs a Killer App
Glass is still a pain to use, but a few apps reveal what it could become.
- Heart Implants, 3-D-Printed to Order
Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.
- Newsweek Says It’s Found Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto
How reporters tracked down a reclusive California physicist and programmer.
- Watching for a Crimean Cyberwar Crisis
An info-war is under way as websites are blocked and telecom cables to Crimea are mysteriously cut.
- Intel Designs a Safe Meeting Place for Private Data
A super-secure place for sensitive data to mingle could free companies to get the benefits of sharing it without risking leaks.
- Can Gene Therapy Cure HIV?
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
- How Airships Are Set to Revolutionize Science
Airships can patrol the upper atmosphere, monitoring the ground or peering at the stars for a fraction of a cost of satellites, according to a new report. All that’s needed is a prize to kick-start innovation. <
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.
VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence
On key metrics, a VR experience elicited a response indistinguishable from subjects who took medium doses of LSD or magic mushrooms.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
This nanoparticle could be the key to a universal covid vaccine
Ending the covid pandemic might well require a vaccine that protects against any new strains. Researchers may have found a strategy that will work.
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