China’s version of ChatGPT, and protecting our brain data

Technology meant to read your thoughts and explore your memories is already here In recent years, we’ve seen neurotechnologies move out of research labs and into actual use. Schools have used some devices to monitor children’s brain activity to know when they are paying attention. Police forces use others to find out if someone is … Read more

A universal covid vaccine, and protecting toddlers from polio

Long before Alexander Cohen — or anyone else — heard about the alpha, delta, or omicron variants of the COVID-19 virus, he and his graduate advisor, Pamela Björkman, were conducting the research that might soon make it possible for a single vaccine to beat a rapidly evolving virus — along with Along with any other … Read more