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How the Next Generation of Quantum Hacks Will Threaten the Future Internet

The quantum internet promises entirely secure communication. But cybersecurity experts say quantum mechanics opens up entirely new ways to attack it. Continue reading

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Will A.I. Make Medicine More Human?

Cardiologist Eric Topol explores how machine learning could help doctors reconnect with patients. Continue reading

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How to Get Free Instagram Likes

They still matter in 2020 Continue reading

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How VPN is Changing the Way we Use Internet

VPNs are more important than ever in 2020. Continue reading

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Driverless Cars Still Have Blind Spots. How Can Experts Fix Them?

Visual challenges remain before autonomous cars are ready for the masses. Continue reading

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AI Designs Computer Chips for More Powerful AI

Google’s breakthrough could dramatically accelerate the design cycle for intelligent machines. Continue reading

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Coding the Future: A Q&A With Hadi Partovi of Code.org

Hadi Partovi, founder and CEO of Code.org, wants kids nationwide to have the chance to learn computer science. Continue reading

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How Robots Could Help on the Frontlines of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Whether it’s disinfecting, throat swabbing or even keeping patients company, robots could one day arrive at a hospital near you. Continue reading

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How to Build a Mechanical Ventilator For a Few Hundred Euros

A global team of physicists, engineers and medics have published the design of a low-cost, simple ventilator that they are readying for mass production — now. Continue reading

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Digital Simulations Herald a New Era of Intelligent Measurement

Measuring the world around us has always been a time-consuming business. Now researchers say computer simulations could do the job instead. Continue reading

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10 Ways Instagram Changed the Tech World

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This AI-Guided Drone Has Mapped One of Earth’s Deepest Subterranean Lakes

A team of roboticists and divers used an AI-powered drone to explore underwater caves farther than humans ever have. Continue reading

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This Robot Has Hands That ‘Sweat’ When It Gets Hot

Robots: They’re (finally) just like us. Sweaty and a little shaky when working too hard. Continue reading

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With Help from Pigeon Feathers, This Robot Takes to the Sky

The PigeonBot could help improve wing design, and may advance understanding of avian evolution. Continue reading

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This Plastic Bunny is Filled With Artificial DNA. The Data Inside: More Bunnies

Researchers store the blueprint for a plastic bunny in DNA that’s then injected into the bunny’s body. Continue reading

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Orbiting Robots Could Soon Repair Satellites in Space

By repairing and refueling satellites in space, fewer satellites would have to be launched into low-Earth orbit. Continue reading

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Are the Kids Alright? Young People are Getting Seriously Injured on E-Scooters

CT scans and X-ray data show surprising numbers of injuries among riders ages 18 to 30. Continue reading

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Why StarCraft is the Perfect Battle Ground for Testing Artificial Intelligence

The real world is full of complex problems. Fantasy realms are training computers to solve them. Continue reading

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This Skin Patch Could Add A Sense of Touch to Virtual Reality Devices

The patch delivers soft touches to a wearer’s skin, with potential applications in virtual reality, prosthetics and more. Continue reading

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With a Floating Bead, This Device Makes Truly 3D Holographs

Inspired by old-school TV’s, the machine uses ultrasound to move a bead quickly enough to create seamless images. Continue reading

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To Help Fidgety Kids, Researchers Made a Brain Scanner That Fits in a Bike Helmet

The MEG scanner could be used to help study autism, seizures and more in children. Continue reading

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New Battery Could Charge an Electric Car in 10 Minutes

A new design for lithium-ion batteries could potentially bring charging durations near the time needed to gas up a traditional vehicle. Continue reading

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Drones Could Let First Responders Give Help Faster

In Brooklyn, an ambulance takes an average of over nine minutes to respond in a life-threatening emergency. Drones can get to the scene faster. Continue reading

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This Swarm of Search and Rescue Drones Can Explore Without Human Help

Engineers unleashed a fleet of small drones to explore new, potentially dangerous spaces without a human controller or even GPS. Continue reading

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A Space-Age Journey into the Past with Albert Lin

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Blue Origin is Partnering With Major Aerospace Companies to Land Humans on the Moon

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Blue Origin is Partnering With Major Aerospace Companies to Land Humans on the Moon

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NASA is Building its First Electric Airplane

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Young People on Cellphones Are Catching Up to Their Parents’ Keyboard Typing Speeds

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How the Government is Working to Combat Fake Images and Videos

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