- 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. <
A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.
A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023
These exclusive satellite images show that Saudi Arabia’s sci-fi megacity is well underway
Weirdly, any recent work on The Line doesn’t show up on Google Maps. But we got the images anyway.
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