- Illumina’s Bid to Beat Cancer with DNA Tests
The DNA sequencing giant will launch a new company, Grail, to develop blood tests to detect cancer.
- Hope in a Glove for Parkinson’s Patients
A wearable device promises to help steady hand tremors by using an old technology—gyroscopes.
- Parents Turn to Prozac to Treat Down Syndrome
The disorder known as trisomy 21 is untreatable. Or is it? Some families think an antidepressant could help.
- Big Pharma Doubles Down on CRISPR for New Drugs
A joint venture between Bayer and CRISPR Therapeutics is the latest effort to make CRISPR drugs that could target and modify cells inside the body.
- RIP David Bowie, Internet Pioneer
Long before MySpace, the late rock star was focused on connecting with his fans online.
- In Pursuit of an Affordable Tablet for the Blind
By borrowing from microfluidics, a team of University of Michigan researchers are reinventing the Braille display to be cheaper and more useful.
- Advanced Nuclear Startup Terrestrial Energy Lands Initial Funding
Canadian startup pursuing an advanced molten-salt nuclear reactor gets significant outside backing. <
Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks
One insider says the company’s current staffing isn’t able to sustain the platform.
Technology that lets us “speak” to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?
Digital clones of the people we love could forever change how we grieve.
How to befriend a crow
I watched a bunch of crows on TikTok and now I'm trying to connect with some local birds.
Starlink signals can be reverse-engineered to work like GPS—whether SpaceX likes it or not
Elon said no thanks to using his mega-constellation for navigation. Researchers went ahead anyway.
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