- Implant Lets Patients Regrow Lost Leg Muscle
A new surgical procedure could help people suffering from debilitating wounds.
- Stem Cells from a Diabetes Patient
Researchers hope stem cells could one day treat chronic conditions like diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.
- Where’s the Next Heartbleed Bug Lurking?
OpenSSL, which the Internet depends upon, has a single full-time employee dedicated to keeping the software secure. Other projects are similarly understaffed.
- Agricultural Drones
Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce crop damage.
- Startups Experiment with Ads That Know How You Drive
A mobile ad company plans to offer deals based on data collected from in-car apps.
- Neuromorphic Chips
Microprocessors configured more like brains than traditional chips could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.
- Liquid Metal Used to Reconnect Severed Nerves
Chinese biomedical engineers have used liquid metal to transmit electrical signals across the gap in severed sciatic nerves. The work raises the prospect of a new treatment for nerve injuries, they say. <
DeepMind’s cofounder: Generative AI is just a phase. What’s next is interactive AI.
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New variants will pose a challenge, but early signs suggest the shots will still boost antibody responses.
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
Next slide, please: A brief history of the corporate presentation
From million-dollar slide shows to Steve Jobs’s introduction of the iPhone, a bit of show business never hurt plain old business.
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