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In this issue: "A Contrarian in Biotech" by Antonio Regalado. "Industry Body Calls for Gene-Editing Moratorium" by Antonio Regalado. "The Electric Mood-Control Acid Test" by Kevin Bullis. "Gadgets Are Getting Better at Fooling Your Sense of Touch" by Rachel Metz. "App Ads Are Booming Business for Facebook" by Robert D. Hof. "Smartphones Will Soon Learn to Recognize Faces and More" by Tom Simonite. "How People Will Use the Apple Watch" by John Pavlus. "A Smart Watch Pioneer Has an Answer for Apple" by Rachel Metz. "Your iPhone Might Make You a Reality TV Star" by Winston Ross. "New Display Technology Lets LCDs Produce Princess Leia-Style Holograms" by Mike Orcutt. "A Film Studio for the Age of Virtual Reality" by Rachel Metz. "Five Loopholes That Could Undermine Net Neutrality" by George Anders.
"Burning Rings of Fire": "Firewalls" of particles may border black holes, confounding both general relativity and quantum mechanics. "Fishing for Billions": How a small group of visionaries are trying to feed China – and save the world’s oceans. "Conquer Yourself, Conquer the World": Self-control is not just a puritanical virtue. It is a key psychological trait that breeds success at work and play – and in overcoming life’s hardships. "How to Survive Cyberwar": Like it or not, we are all combatants in the fight to secure cyberspace.
The largest outbreak of Ebola on record jump-started the development of two experimental vaccines and a couple of promising treatments.
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In this issue: "Shock Medicine": Doctors may soon treat inflammatory autoimmune disorders with electricity. "Ebola War": The largest outbreak of Ebola on record jump-started the development of two experimental vaccines and a couple of promising treatments. "Oceans from the Skies": New evidence is rekindling the debate over whether comets, asteroids, or other things entirely were the source of our planet’s seas. "Our Transparent Future": No secret is safe in the digital age and how the implications for our institutions are downright Darwinian.
In this issue, Technology Review highlights 10 Breakthrough Technologies. Not all breakthroughs are created equal. Some arrive more or less as usable things; others mainly set the stage for innovations that emerge later, and we have to estimate when that will be. But we’d bet that every one of the milestones on this list will be worth following in the coming years.
Adam Brown, a theoretical physicist at Stanford University, delves into the intricacies of mining energy out of one of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space.
In this issue, you’ll learn what the latest technological flops, fizzles, and flame outs tell us about innovation. You’ll hear how the past year ushered in progress in developing hardware and software capable of human feats of intelligence. You’ll learn how a wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts. You’ll hear how software that turns data into written text could help us make sense of a coming tsunami of data. You’ll learn what’s next for the inventor of Gorilla Glass. You’ll hear about how a wireless technology more than 10 times faster than the best Wi-Fi is coming to market this year.
"Neandertal Minds": Analyses of anatomy, DNA and cultural remains have yielded tantalizing insights into the inner lives of our mysterious extinct cousins. "Can We Mine a Black Hole?": The intricacies involved in mining energy out of one of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. "The Clocks Within Us": Genes in the liver, pancreas and other tissues keep the various parts of the body in sync – and how timing miscues may lead to diabetes, depression and other illnesses. "A Puzzle for the Planet": Our future depends on whether we can craft an integrated and sustainable new system for providing food, water and energy.
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Shari S. Bassuk, an epidemiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Timothy S. Church, a professor at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University, and JoAnn E. Mason, chief of the division of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explain why being active is good for many reasons beyond the old familiar ones.
Amy Arnsten, a professor of neurobiology at Yale School of Medicine, Carolyn M. Mazure, a professor of psychiatry and psychology at Yale School of Medicine, and Rajita Sinha, director of the Yale Stress Center, report on how stress cripples your brain.
Winston Churchill steered Britain through its darkest hours during World War II. He was one of the 20th century's greatest orators, and the speeches that he painstakingly composed, rehearsed, and delivered inspired courage in an entire nation. Churchill's output was prolific; his complete speeches alone contain over 5 million words.
Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk who trained as a cellular biologist before he left France to become a student of Buddhism in the Himalayas; Antoine Lutz, a research scientist at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research; and Richard J. Davidson, director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, report on how neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind.
This special issue on energy solutions for a sustainable world includes five articles. First, it's an overview on how to cope with global warming with energy technology and policy. Then, we'll hear a plan to keep carbon in check, followed by how to balance the abundant supply and relatively low price of coal with its environmental risks.
It goes without saying that building a time machine wouldn't be easy. But according to author Paul Davies, it might actually be possible.
When tragedy strikes, most of us ultimately rebound surprisingly well. Where does such resilience come from?
Barbara Kantrowitz, senior editor at the Hechinger Report, a nonprofit news organization focused on education journalism, reports on why science students learn less when they are expected to listen passively.
The cover story reveals how painful, long-term memories might actually be erased with the use of drugs at just the right moment. Then, an article that asks a provocative question - can we cure fear? Following that, it's an examination of anger -- should you control your emotions or let them rip? Next, it's a look at the persistence of myths -- and their connection to the brain's biological needs. Our fifth article seeks to explode one myth -- about the value of self-esteem.
"Better Than Earth": Planets quite different from our own may be the best homes for life in the future. "Will We Still Enjoy Pinot Noir?": Winegrowers are trying to preserve the flavor of your favorite reds and whites as climate change alters the compounds in grapes. "In Search of Sunken Treasure": Scientists are using exotic technologies to excavate underwater shipwrecks with the same precision as an archaeological dig. "A Weakness in Bacteria’s Fortress": Evolutionary biologists are trying to attack bacteria in a new way.
Neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind.