Our team is busy preparing for the flagship EmTech MIT conference this fall, curating conversations around the most important emerging technology news of the year. Listen in as program director Laura Wilson and EmTech emcee Jason Pontin discuss some of the key areas to be addressed. Highlights include an AI track that will feature intriguing start up Vicarious, and a look ahead at the role that emerging technologies will play in addressing climate change. Listen in for a preview of the program that we’re preparing for the show this fall.
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This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
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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.
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