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Software that hijacks your computer to mine has become the most popular malware on the planet.
50,000 healthy people will be screened in an effort to detect hidden tumors.
Close examination reveals how power is being consolidated across their networks.
The fastest-growing business app is relying on machine-learning tricks to fend off a deluge of messages—as well as competition from Facebook and Microsoft.
I rode in a bunch of autonomous cars so you don’t have to.
The company’s cryptocurrency has also seen an incredible run-up in value, but investors may have gotten the wrong idea.
Researchers have found worrying security holes in apps companies use to control industrial processes.
Gene editing can change an animal’s sex.
AI will make better decisions by embracing uncertainty.
Six drug firms are paying to sequence the DNA in the UK Biobank.
The world’s most important genetic and health database.
Entrepreneurial parents are reinventing the baby bottle, sleep monitor, and breast pump.
Robots may take over, but they’ll look cool doing it.
Fires ravaged the West, hurricanes battered the East—and still emissions continued to rise.
Federal and state legislators are already developing plans to stop Internet providers from dictating what you can see online.
From AI-powered hacking to tampering with voting systems, here are some of the big risks on our radar screen.
This year, social media threatened the planet, homemade CRISPR injections went viral, and a security robot drowned itself. Meet the technologies that we wish we hadn’t.
Codecademy, Coursera, edX, and Udacity reveal their most popular courses of 2017 and what they think will trend in 2018.
Our staff pick their favorites.
High-voltage direct-current transmission lines hold the key to slashing greenhouse gases.