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Niko McCarty

Niko McCarty

Niko McCarty is a science journalist and programmer in New York. Prior to journalism, he was a bioengineer at Imperial College London and Caltech.

January 13, 2021

For historians, recoloring an old photograph is meticulous, time-consuming work that computer programs can’t match

January 8, 2021

Computer programs can't yet create music that rivals the best musicians', but that isn't stopping some companies from trying

December 22, 2020

An online workshop shows how easy it is to break into the software that controls these important devices

November 20, 2020

But there’s no difference in the rate of deaths caused by COVID-19, according to a new study

November 17, 2020

A new method to stitch together DNA can assemble a virus genome in one day

 
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