- 2014 in Biomedicine: Rewriting DNA, Decoding the Brain, and a GMO Paradox
From genetically modified foods to gene therapy, 2014 was a big year for rewriting biology.
- Could Passenger Planes Be Tracked More Closely?
Several technologies allow aircraft to be tracked over the ocean via satellite, but most solutions are costly.
- New Form of Memory Could Advance Brain-Inspired Computers
A new kind of computer memory could help make more capable computer chips that function more like biological brains, say IBM researchers.
- 2014 in Computing: Breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence
The past year saw progress in developing hardware and software capable of human feats of intelligence.
- How Tesla Boosted Its Roadster’s Range by 50 Percent
An upgrade to the Roadster extends its range and shows how far battery technology has come.
- The Top Technology Failures of 2014
What do the latest technologies to flop, fizzle, and flame out tell us about innovation?
- Device Squeezes Cells to Get Drugs In
A new way to get materials into cells might clear the way for powerful treatments for diseases like cancer and HIV. <
Anti-aging drugs are being tested as a way to treat covid
Drugs that rejuvenate our immune systems and make us biologically younger could help protect us from the disease’s worst effects.
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.
It will soon be easy for self-driving cars to hide in plain sight. We shouldn’t let them.
If they ever hit our roads for real, other drivers need to know exactly what they are.
Crypto is weathering a bitter storm. Some still hold on for dear life.
When a cryptocurrency’s value is theoretical, what happens if people quit believing?
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