Hot Startup Theranos Has Struggled with Its Blood-Test Technology
An investigative report by the Wall Street Journal questioning Theranos’s technology.
—Antonio Regalado, senior editor, biomedicine
Four Reasons Drugs Are Expensive, of Which Two Are False
Forbes explores why drugs are so expensive.
Alzheimer’s Research Effort Is Ensnared in Legal Dispute
What happens when one university lifts a research team from another.
The Soul of the Human Machine
A commonsense way of thinking about the future of AI.
If You’re Not Paranoid, You’re Crazy
The cover story in this month’s Atlantic gets all twitchy about the extent to which we let ourselves be tracked and quantified nowadays.
—Will Knight, senior editor, AI
An amusing and oddly revealing meeting between Apple cofounder Steve (“Woz”) Wozniak and Seth Rogen, who plays him in a new film.
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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