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Incredibly fast and barely legal

Incredibly fast and barely legal

Nike’s high-tech racing shoes offer athletes an advantage — but how good is too good?

By | Posted August 20, 2018

Your smart speaker records you more often than you think

Your smart speaker records you more often than you think

And there’s no way for you to know when it will start

By | Posted April 20, 2018

Legislators aim to bring smart city tech to small towns

Legislators aim to bring smart city tech to small towns

But unique circumstances in these communities could make the effort fall short

By | Posted February 27, 2018

Artificial intelligence pioneers need to stop obsessing over themselves

Artificial intelligence pioneers need to stop obsessing over themselves

Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.

By | Posted September 18, 2017

Tonsil guillotine

Tonsil guillotine

The Russell Museum chronicles decades of medical care

By | Posted July 26, 2017

Can I borrow a cup of electricity?

Can I borrow a cup of electricity?

Brooklyn neighbors will soon be able to trade power directly — and there’s more to come

By | Posted July 5, 2017

Cyber-stalking wildlife traders

Cyber-stalking wildlife traders

New online tools aim to save endangered animals, but experts say there are no easy shortcuts

By | Posted June 12, 2017

The frustrating quest to define consciousness

The frustrating quest to define consciousness

Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means

By | Posted June 7, 2017

Shaking up the blood supply

Shaking up the blood supply

Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?

By | Posted June 5, 2017

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

Having a colonoscopy? Those bowel cleanses remain a necessary inconvenience, but doctors are working to make them less unpleasant

By | Posted April 19, 2017

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