- Sensing the Inevitable, Companies Begin to Adapt to Climate Change
Most have yet to incorporate climate change into their business plans, but a few are finding a way.
- No Industry Can Afford to Ignore Artificial Intelligence
MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital conference will explore and explain how artificial intelligence is transforming all kinds of business.
- Big Ideas, Big Conflicts in Plan to Synthesize a Human Genome
Printing genomes on demand could mean custom-built organisms, difficult ethical questions, and profits for a handful of companies.
- Germany Runs Up Against the Limits of Renewables
Even as Germany adds lots of wind and solar power to the electric grid, the country’s carbon emissions are rising. Will the rest of the world learn from its lesson?
- Tesla Tests Self-Driving Functions with Secret Updates to Its Customers’ Cars
The Internet connection built into every Tesla gives the company a unique advantage in the race to develop autonomous vehicles.
- Washington Grapples with a Thorny Question: What Is a GMO Anyway?
New approaches to generating crop varieties are making it hard for policymakers to know what to regulate.
- Google Has a Plan to Kill Off Passwords
Passwords are annoying to remember and can be insecure, so Google is turning to a new form of authentication to protect our personal information. <
Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever
Funders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.
All charges against China Initiative defendant Gang Chen have been dismissed
MIT professor Gang Chen was one of the most prominent scientists charged under the China Initiative, a Justice Department effort meant to counter economic espionage and national security threats.
Going bald? Lab-grown hair cells could be on the way
These biotech companies are reprogramming cells to treat baldness, but it’s still early days.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
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