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Crop yields are expected to decline due to climate change faster than scientists thought.
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The difficulty of predicting local effects of climate change makes a compelling case for preventing it.
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A startup’s software will let iPhone apps connect phones without the Internet.
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A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.
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Microsoft’s new personal assistant includes features found in Apple and Google’s own virtual helpers.
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While network scientists have been poring over data from Twitter and Facebook, they’ve forgotten about Tumblr. Now they’ve begun to ask how this network differs from the rest. <
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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
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