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Russia Wants to Cut Itself Off From the Global Internet. Here’s What That Really Means.

The plan is going to be tricky to pull off, both technically and politically, but the Kremlin has set its sights on self-sufficiency

A Simple Blood Test to Predict Premature Births Could Save Babies’ Lives

Complications from preterm birth are the leading cause of death worldwide in children under five

The Race to Make a Lab-Grown Steak

Meat production spews tons of greenhouse gas and uses up too much land and water. Is there an alternative that won’t make us do without?

23andMe Thinks Polygenic Risk Scores Are Ready for the Masses, But Experts Aren’t So Sure

A new genetic test that estimates your risk for diabetes is probably less useful than standing on a scale

A Little-Known A.I. Method Can Train on Your Health Data Without Threatening Your Privacy

Machine learning has great potential to transform disease diagnosis and detection, but it’s been held back by patients’ reluctance to give…

The Man Who Helped Invent Virtual Assistants Thinks They’re Doomed Without a New A.I. Approach

Boris Katz has spent his career trying to help machines master language. He believes that current A.I. techniques aren’t enough to make…

Zuckerberg’s New Privacy Essay Shows Why Facebook Needs to Be Broken Up

Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t understand what privacy means — he can’t be trusted to define it for the rest of us

A Second 737 MAX Crash Raises Questions About Airplane Automation

Regulators, airlines, and Boeing need to grapple with how much information pilots are given as systems become more complex

Triton Is the World’s Most Murderous Malware, and It’s Spreading

It was discovered in the Middle East, but the hackers behind it are now targeting companies in North America and other parts of the world

Wristwatch Heart Monitors Might Save Your Life — and Change Medicine, Too

Making complex heart tests available at the push of a button has far-reaching consequences

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