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To rescue its struggling business, Hewlett-Packard is making a long-shot bid to change the fundamentals of how computers work.
- Chinese Team Reports Gene-Editing Human Embryos
A research team finds that gene editing isn’t yet reliable enough to engineer the human species.
- A Swiss Army Knife for Neuroscience
Neural probes that combine optics, electronics, and drugs could help unlock the secrets of the brain.
- Google’s New Wireless Service Should Make Verizon and AT&T Squirm
Google is working with Sprint and T-Mobile to put you on the best available LTE network at any given time.
- A Smartphone Eye Exam Service Launches in New York
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.
- White House and Department of Homeland Security Want a Way Around Encryption
The secretary for homeland security and the president’s cybersecurity advisor echo the NSA and FBI’s concerns about encryption.
- An Algorithm Set Revolutionizes 3-D Protein Structure Discovery
A new way to determine 3-D structures from 2-D images is set to speed up protein structure discovery by a factor of 100,000. <
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These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
How AI is reinventing what computers are
Three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute.
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