- Engineering the Perfect Baby
Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late?
- Google Researchers Make Quantum Computing Components More Reliable
Researchers from a university and Google demonstrate a crucial error-correction step needed to make quantum computing practical.
- Five Cool Things Revealed at Mobile World Congress
This year’s Mobile World Congress was about everything except the mobile phones.
- An App Inspired by App Overload
An app called Vurb aims to make it easier to search for stuff to do using a smartphone.
- Electronic Inks Make 3-D Printing More Promising
A startup called Voxel8 is using materials expertise to extend the capabilities of 3-D printing.
- Smart Watches Show More Style and Substance
New and improved smart watches were unveiled at Mobile World Congress—but consumers remain unconvinced.
- Zuckerberg: Internet Growth Means More than Drones
Efforts to expand Internet access via mobile technologies may be stymied by economic and social challenges. <
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
The viral AI avatar app Lensa undressed me—without my consent
My avatars were cartoonishly pornified, while my male colleagues got to be astronauts, explorers, and inventors.
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