A machine-vision algorithm has learned to analyze and categorize scientific figures.
Printing genomes on demand could mean custom-built organisms, difficult ethical questions, and profits for a handful of companies.
New approaches to generating crop varieties are making it hard for policymakers to know what to regulate.
If cybersecurity experts are to combat malevolent artificial intelligence, they will need to know how such a system can emerge, say computer scientists.
If cybersecurity experts are to combat malevolent artificial intelligence, they will need to know how such a system is likely to emerge, says computer scientists.
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Massive gene studies are letting biotechnology companies learn from nature, and imitate it.
Google’s Web trackers are present on the majority of the Web’s top million sites.
The tech giant says its new $130,000 printers will produce plastic parts quickly and inexpensively.
The $121 million National Microbiome Initiative is meant to spur investigation into the mysterious functions of the micro?rganisms inside us.