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How Boeing CEO plants seeds of tomorrow’s tech

Dennis Muilenburg is leading Boeing into a second century of innovation with dreams of hypersonic flight, self-flying planes and journeys to Mars. But to lead the way, the 102-year-old company’s CEO, chairman and president turns to the values he learned … Continue reading

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Not even science is immune from fake news

The controversy over fake news may focus on politics, but it’s also slipping into the scientific realm, says one of the country’s pioneers in the study of B.S. The hunger for clicks and credibility has led to the proliferation of bogus … Continue reading

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Scientist maps path to merge humans and machines

It may sound like a zombie movie, but Seattle’s Allen Institute for Brain Science is studying fresh human brain tissue to see up close how our neurons work — and perhaps eventually figure out how to meld minds with machines. Integrating artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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How fighting cancer will extend tech frontiers

The fight against cancer isn’t just about drugs and genetics. It’s also about wearable devices, health-savvy chatbots, machine learning and one of the biggest challenges that cloud computing will ever face. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer … Continue reading

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NASA vet Lori Garver does a Mars reality check

If we want to send astronauts to Mars, we better find a way to do it within 10 years. And if we want to discover a blue planet around an alien sun, there’s a good chance it could happen within five years. That’s … Continue reading

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