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How to build synthetic DNA and send it across the internet | Dan Gibson25th July 2018

Biologist Dan Gibson edits and programs DNA, just like coders program a computer. But his "code" creates life, giving scientists the power to convert digital information into biological material like proteins and vaccines. Now he's on to a new project: "biological transportation," which holds the promise of beaming new medicines across the globe over the internet. Learn more about how this technology could change the way we respond to disease outbreaks and enable us to download personalized prescriptions in our homes.

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Sleep Is Your Superpower | Matt WalkerBy None | 28th May 2019

Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature's best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfu Read more... >

Quantum Computing Explained in 10 Minutes | Shohini GhoseBy None | 29th April 2019

A quantum computer isn't just a more powerful version of the computers we use today; it's something else entirely, based on emerging scientific understanding and more than a bit of uncertai Read more... >

8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for | Patty McCordBy None | 20th March 2019

What makes a company a great place to work? Patty McCord, the iconic former chief talent officer at Netflix, shares the 8 insights that led her to toss the HR handbook out the window -- and to help Read more... >

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