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Finally, a Driverless Car with Some Common Sense

A startup called iSee thinks a new approach to AI will make self-driving cars better at dealing with unexpected situations.

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 10:12 am

Facial Recognition Is Only the Beginning: Here’s What to Expect Next in Biometrics on Your Phone

Future generations will scoff at your passcode.

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Artificial Human Embryos Are Coming, and No One Knows How to Handle Them

Stem cells can be coaxed to self-assemble into structures resembling human embryos.

Posted on 19 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Blind Patients to Test Bionic Eye Brain Implants

The prosthesis could help more people who have lost their vision than a device already on the market.

Posted on 18 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Who Will Build the Health-Care Blockchain?

Decentralized databases promise to revolutionize medical records, but not until the health-care industry buys in to the idea and gets to work.

Posted on 15 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Who Will Build the Health-Care Blockchain?

Decentralized databases promise to revolutionize medical records, but not until the health-care industry buys in to the idea and gets to work.

Posted on 15 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Why 500 Million People in China Are Talking to This AI

iFlytek’s voice recognition technology is everywhere in China, and that’s what’s making it smarter every day.

Posted on 14 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Apple Needs an Entirely New iPhone, Not Just a New Version

The iPhone was fantastic when it was released in 2007. A lot has changed since then.

Posted on 13 September 2017 | 9:59 am

Apple Needs an Entirely New iPhone, Not Just a New Version

The iPhone was fantastic when it was released in 2007. A lot has changed since then.

Posted on 13 September 2017 | 9:59 am

A Material That Throws Heat into Space Could Soon Reinvent Air-Conditioning

A radiative cooling technology could help cut energy consumption in new buildings by nearly 70 percent—and significantly shave demand in existing structures, too.

Posted on 12 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Giving the Dry-Erase Whiteboard a High-Tech Makeover

Your videoconferences are going to become far more productive.

Posted on 11 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Patient Death Won’t Slow Research on “Off-the-Shelf” Immune Cells to Treat Cancer

The approach could treat patients in dire need faster at a lower price, but questions remain about safety.

Posted on 9 September 2017 | 5:33 am

Our Hurricane Risk Models Are Dangerously Out of Date

We’ve built our cities and flood protections with assumptions based on the climate of the past.

Posted on 7 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

Our Hurricane Risk Models Are Dangerously Out of Date

We’ve built our cities and flood protections with assumptions based on the climate of the past.

Posted on 7 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

I Tried Shoplifting in a Store without Cashiers and Here’s What Happened

Checkout systems are going autonomous.

Posted on 6 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

How Blockchain Is Kickstarting the Financial Lives of Refugees

Finland’s digital money system for asylum seekers shows what blockchain technology can offer the unbanked.

Posted on 5 September 2017 | 4:00 pm

2017 Visionaries | Innovators Under 35

These innovators aren’t satisfied with the status quo—they’re looking to make things better in a dramatic way.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 11:00 pm

Innovators Under 35 | 2017

Our annual list of the young dreamers, tinkerers, and innovators that are creating technology’s future.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 11:00 pm

Measuring Up

Denied more lab space for her pioneering research, Nancy Hopkins whipped out her tape measure. What she found sparked a movement to address gender bias in science.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 11:00 pm

Eliminating the Human

We are beset by—and immersed in—apps and devices that are quietly reducing the amount of meaningful interaction we have with each other.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 1:22 am