- A Tale of Do-It-Yourself Gene Therapy
An American biotech CEO claims she is the first to undergo gene therapy to reverse aging. Judge for yourself.
- Microsoft Researchers Are Working on Multi-Person Virtual Reality
Researchers in Jaron Lanier’s lab at Microsoft are exploring ways for people to share the experience of mixed reality.
- Lyft’s Search for a New Mode of Transport
How Uber’s archenemy plans to make the world a better place by building a kind of public transit system from private cars.
- How Your Smartphone Can Detect Bipolar Disorder
The sensors in smartphones can accurately detect the changes in mood that are indicative of bipolar disorder, according to a new study. That could lead to faster treatment and better outcomes for sufferers.
- Advanced Nuclear Industry to Regulators: Give Us a Chance
Entrepreneurs argue that reactor technology innovation is limited by regulatory barriers.
- An Algorithm Helps Robots Fall Safely
Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed an algorithm to help humanoid robots hit the ground without breaking themselves.
- 1366 Bets on Silicon Wafer Innovation with New Solar Plant
New method for making silicon wafers enables 1366 Technologies to survive and expand.
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.
VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence
On key metrics, a VR experience elicited a response indistinguishable from subjects who took medium doses of LSD or magic mushrooms.
This nanoparticle could be the key to a universal covid vaccine
Ending the covid pandemic might well require a vaccine that protects against any new strains. Researchers may have found a strategy that will work.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
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