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Can Synthetic Biology Inspire The Next Wave of AI?

In building the world’s first airplane at the dawn of the 20th century, the Wright Brothers took inspiration from the “insightful” movements of birds. They observed and reverse-engineered aspects of the wing in nature...

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Synthetic biology: the inheritance of my generation

I don’t remember the first time I learned about synthetic biology because I didn’t understand why it mattered. In the modern-day style of science journalism that borders on entertainment, it seems as if most scientific...

Sick Of Pesticides? Remember Death In The Time Of Cholera.

Pesticides tend to receive little else but bad press — bees are slain, lawsuits are filed, and proponents of everything from ‘raw water’ to ‘clean food’ cite the benefits of all that is ‘natural’. Yet pesticides are...

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