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Predictions for how we will live and work—on Earth or in space—in the decades and centuries to come
The computer program recognizes items, learns and remembers--and even passes some basic components of an IQ test.
Earthly skills like handwritten signature verification turn out to be useful on a cosmological scale as well
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We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
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How better weather forecasts predict a more efficient future
Ted Berger has spent the past decade engineering a brain implant that can re-create thoughts. The chip could remedy everything from Alzheimerâ€™s to absent-mindednessâ€”and reduce memory loss to nothing more than a computer glitch
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Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
Clairvoyant cephalopod Paul also chooses Spain over the Dutch
A significant stride towards reverse-engineering the darn thing
Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.
The brain interface learns—and remembers—how to read thoughts.