Striving towards high-performance computation while staying green | Satoshi Matsuoka
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Striving towards high-performance computation while staying green | Satoshi Matsuoka

So much data is being generated by the Internet of Things, we need more powerful…

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Simulating the economic repercussions of natural disasters | Misako Takayasu
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Simulating the economic repercussions of natural disasters | Misako Takayasu

In 2007 an earthquake caused carmakers in Japan to shut down their production lines for…

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Repurposing diamond as an atomic-scale sensor | Mutsuko Hatano
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Repurposing diamond as an atomic-scale sensor | Mutsuko Hatano

As societies age and dementia becomes a more widespread problem, we need new ways to…

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Mapping the planet’s biodiversity from the air | Gregory Asner
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Mapping the planet’s biodiversity from the air | Gregory Asner

Humans are causing the biggest mass extinction of species since the dinosaurs – but where…

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Employing high-technology solutions to manage ocean resources | Jim Leape
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Employing high-technology solutions to manage ocean resources | Jim Leape

From climate change to overfishing and pollution with plastics, oceans are under stress as never…

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Harnessing deep learning to find genetic causes of conditions such as autism | Olga Troyanskaya
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Harnessing deep learning to find genetic causes of conditions such as autism | Olga Troyanskaya

We can now sequence the genome, but we still don’t know much about how to…

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Programming cell behaviour to enhance health and bypass disease | Jared Toettcher
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Programming cell behaviour to enhance health and bypass disease | Jared Toettcher

Cells are like tiny, wet computers that we are only just beginning to understand and…

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Growing organs through understanding and reconstructing tissue architectures | Celeste Nelson
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Growing organs through understanding and reconstructing tissue architectures | Celeste Nelson

The human lung is an amazing feat of engineering: it contains 8 million tubes, delivering…

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Empowering next-generation implantable brain interfaces | Timothy Constandinou
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Empowering next-generation implantable brain interfaces | Timothy Constandinou

We have made great progress in brain implants, but big challenges remain: for example, the…

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Rewiring wounds to heal through dynamic biomaterials | Ben Almquist
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Rewiring wounds to heal through dynamic biomaterials | Ben Almquist

Diabetes, obesity and old age all limit the ability to heal wounds, and non-healing wounds…

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