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Issue #183

This week – meet the biohackers; CRISPR babies follow-ups; DeepMind’s AI folds proteins; Waymo launches taxi services in Arizona; a cyborg plant; and more! More than a human ► Meet the BiohackersIn this film Catrin Nye from BBC meets people inserting technology under their skin, trying to edit their DNA, changing their diet to try […]

Issue #182

This week was mostly dominated by the news of the birth of the first genetically modified humans in China and how the world reacted. Other than that – you can add arms to SpotMini to make a robotic centaur; Uber’s AI cracked games other AIs were failing at; how gene sequencing can predict your chances for success; hacking the world with digital biology; and more!

Issue #181

Mark Hamill’s special message for kids with limb differences; one of the fathers of AI is worried about its future; designer babies, bioborgs and baselines; and more!

Issue #180

AI news anchor makes a debut; news on recent developments in researching military robots; alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips; and more!

Issue #179

An update on AI Winter; why we have an emotional connection to robots; an AI modelled after a worm’s brain parks a robotic car; AI and politics; and more!

Issue #178

The science of ageing; AI generated portrait sold for $432,500; open source robotic cat; the results of Moral Machine experiment; designer babies are already here; and more!

Issue #177

How Sweden is becoming a nation of cyborgs; DeepMind imagines animals; xenobiology; an interview with veteran data scientist on AI, deep learning, fintech; and more!

Issue #176

Boston Dynamics’ Spot inspects a building and then dances; Pepper the robot speak in UK Parliament; biologists grew a human retina in a dish; how genetic engineering affect space exploration

Issue #175

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas does parkour; connecting human brains to play Tetris; can an AI be a person under the law; Japan set to allow gene editing in human embryos

Issue #174

Rethink Robotics shuts down; a robot installs a drywall; new robotics challenge from DARPA; cyborgs fighting for their rights through art; DIY sixth sense; the dangers of DNA testing; and more!