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We've lost control of our web browsers. Sure, we tell them what sites to load. But after that, browsers do the bidding of someone else's server, executing code that could, for all we know, install malware on our phones and computers to spy on our every digital move. Comment?
In a pair of papers posted online this month, a Ukrainian mathematician has solved two high-dimensional versions of the centuries-old "sphere packing" problem. In dimensions eight and 24 , she has proved that two highly symmetrical arrangements pack spheres together in the densest possible way. Comment?
Let us revel in the irony: The US Patent Office will now resolve a dispute over one of the hottest biotech breakthrough of the decade, the genome-editing technology Crispr/Cas9, through an arcane proceeding that technically should no longer exists. Because the disputed patents date back to just before a new law took effect in 2013, the patent office will work out who gets credit for inventing Crispr via a so-called interference proceeding - probably one of the last such proceedings ever. Comment?
For the last 30 years, the MIT Lab has been a breeding ground for technological progress that's pushed the world into the future. Touchscreens, e-Ink, GPS, wearables - all of these technologies got their start at the Cambridge, Mass., lab, which is known for its cross-disciplinary approach to research. Comment?
Everybody wants to disrupt health care. The way medicine gets delivered to people in the United States has real problems, and improving lives is noble, laudatory, and lucrative. Comment?
Quick survey: How do you feel about nuclear energy? If you're like 84 percent of America, you believe that nuclear power should be "very important in the future." That's according to a recent phone survey conducted by the Nuclear Energy Institute, and it includes an interesting caveat: the 84 percent of people who responded favorably did so "once informed that nuclear energy produces nearly two-thirds of the nation's low-carbon electricity." Comment?
If you work with computer-aided design tools, there's a good chance you've heard tell of Onshape. The Cambridge Massachusetts-based company claims to offer the first full-A cloud professional 3D CAD system capable of running on any computer or mobile device. Comment?
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