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Gene editing

To Cure Crop Disease Faster, Add Bugs

DARPA scientists think they can use insects to deliver genetic changes to crops.

Genomic medicine

Do Your Family Members Have a Right to Your Genetic Code?

When a woman gets her genome sequenced, questions about privacy arise for her identical twin sister.

Social networking

Twitter May Have Predicted the Election

The votes for Brexit and Donald Trump contradicted pollsters, but some researchers say Twitter was sending accurate signals all along.

View from the Marketplace

Emerging Trend Analysis: What is Digital Performance Management?

Organizations serious about gaining—and maintaining—competitive advantage must optimize their digital customer experience. This introduction to DPM explains how this emerging approach can provide serious business value.

View from the Marketplace

Enabling the Digital Revolution: SDN and Beyond

The promise of software-defined networking and solutions for its wider adoption were explored in depth at VMware’s inaugural future:net event.

Sponsored by VMware

View from the Marketplace

Big Data Game-Changer: Alibaba’s Double 11 Event Raises the Bar for Online Sales

The ever-expanding Double 11 Global Online Shopping Festival showcases Alibaba’s innovations in key technology areas such as big data, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality.

Business

Manufacturing Jobs Aren’t Coming Back

President-elect Trump’s promise to bring back production jobs ignores the realities of advanced manufacturing.

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Biomedicine

New technologies and biological insights are providing unprecedented ways of improving our health.

Robotics

Smart machines are beginning to speak to us and act on their own.

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