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White Supremacists Have Stumbled Into a Huge Issue in Genetic Ancestry Testing

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Microsoft Is Training AI Gliders to Fly Themselves

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Inside the Self-Driving Bromance of Travis Kalanick and Anthony Levandowski

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Amazon’s Latest Delivery Estimate: Two Minutes

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How Much Should Tech Companies Police Hate Speech?

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Increasing Minimum Wage Puts More Jobs at Risk of Automation

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An AI Dreamed Up Street Scenes, and They’re Surprisingly Good

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Trials of New Cancer Therapies Can’t Enroll Enough Patients

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To Feed the World, Improve Photosynthesis

By reworking the basic metabolism of crops, plant scientists hope to forestall devastating food shortages.

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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending August 12, 2017)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.

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Tesla’s Hawaiian Project Highlights the Biggest Obstacle to Our Clean Energy Future

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Thanks to E-commerce, Some Rust Belt Towns Are Booming Again—But How Long Will It Last?

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Can WeChat Thrive in the United States?

Though the messaging app dominates in China, few Americans have even heard of it.

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Most Americans Think Editing the Human Genome is OK

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Lyft and Uber are Already Changing Traditional Car Ownership

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E-Sports Are Being Considered for the 2024 Olympics

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Scientists Hack a Computer Using DNA

Malware can be encoded into a gene and used to take over a computer program.

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Cancer Blood Tests Score Early Success

Hong Kong doctors, led by researcher Dennis Lo, show that liquid biopsy tests can spot cancer early.

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The FCC Is Hinting it Might Change its Rules to Hide America’s Digital Divide

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Softbank Is Investing $1.1 Billion to Help a Biotech Firm’s Tech Drive

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