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What is the potential of machine art, and can it truly be described as creative or imaginative?
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A contest designed to push the limits of artificial intelligence suggests that truly intelligent machines are a long way off.
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Genetically modified mosquitoes seem to stop the spread of disease—but will Brazil, or anyone else, pay for them?
- Startup Bets Its Magic Touch on Seeds Can Boost Crop Yields
Harnessing microbes to increase crop production could lessen the need for pesticides and fertilizer.
- Apple Vows to Fight the Feds in the Battle over Encryption
Apple CEO Tim Cook has said his company will fight a court order to unlock the iPhone 5c owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
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The gene-edited pig heart given to a dying patient was infected with a pig virus
The first transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart into a human may have ended prematurely because of a well-known—and avoidable—risk.
Meta has built a massive new language AI—and it’s giving it away for free
Facebook’s parent company is inviting researchers to pore over and pick apart the flaws in its version of GPT-3
Saudi Arabia plans to spend $1 billion a year discovering treatments to slow aging
The oil kingdom fears that its population is aging at an accelerated rate and hopes to test drugs to reverse the problem. First up might be the diabetes drug metformin.
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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