- 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. <
The big new idea for making self-driving cars that can go anywhere
The mainstream approach to driverless cars is slow and difficult. These startups think going all-in on AI will get there faster.
Inside Charm Industrial’s big bet on corn stalks for carbon removal
The startup used plant matter and bio-oil to sequester thousands of tons of carbon. The question now is how reliable, scalable, and economical this approach will prove.
The hype around DeepMind’s new AI model misses what’s actually cool about it
Some worry that the chatter about these tools is doing the whole field a disservice.
The dark secret behind those cute AI-generated animal images
Google Brain has revealed its own image-making AI, called Imagen. But don't expect to see anything that isn't wholesome.
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