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Want to know when you’re going to die?

Your life span is written in your DNA, and we’re learning to read the code. Click the link in our bio to read how.

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Genes linked to homosexuality may help straight people get laid.

Click the link in our bio to read about the largest-ever study of genetics and sexual orientation and how it tries to explain the paradox of why homosexuality persists.

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Your next doctor’s appointment might be with an AI. A new wave of chatbots are replacing physicians and providing frontline medical advice—but are they as good as the real thing?

Click the link in our bio to read about this new wave of artificial intelligence software entering the medical field.

Illustration by  @nicole.ginelli

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DNA databases are too white. This man aims to fix that. 
Click the link in our bio to read about how Carlos D. Bustamante’s hunt for genetic variations between populations could help us better understand and treat disease.

Photograph by @christiehemmklok

#dna #diversity #genetics #disease #genes #tech #biotech #technology
We just can’t quit the QWERTY keyboard. 
We’ve been using it to type for 144 years. Click the link in our bio to read why it works, and what it would take for us to give it up.

Illustration by @evanmcohen 
#keyboard #typing #tech #smartphone #technology #typewriter #qwerty
Even the best AI for spotting fake news is still terrible.

Click the link in our bio to read about a new study that tested over 900 possible variables for predicting a media outlet’s trustworthiness.

#ai #artificialintelligence #fakenews #news #robot #trust #tech
Futuristic jobs aren’t limited to people working in high tech companies or on the manufacturing floor. All areas of work are affected by technological shifts—even government work.

Click the link in our bio to read today's issue of our future of work newsletter, Clocking In, and explore a new report that predicts how government work, like the job of Child Aid Coordinators pictured above, will change as technology evolves.

Image: @samuelkesterchivers and @deloitte

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NASA is using HoloLens AR headsets to build its new spacecraft faster. 
Click the link in our bio to read how Lockheed Martin engineers are using the goggles on a daily basis to help them assemble the crew capsule Orion.

Image courtesy of @lockheedmartin

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A big tech company is working to free the internet from big tech companies.

Components of the decentralized web may already be emerging, but they are not ready for prime time. Click the link in our bio to read about how Cloudflare plans to help change that.

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On Sunday night, SpaceX successfully launched and landed its first Falcon 9 rocket booster on California soil, touching down at Vandenberg Air Force Base's landing zone. The launch also delivered the SAOCOM-1A satellite into orbit.

Photo from @spacex 
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Iron Ox, an autonomous farming startup, wants to produce food without human workers.

Click the link in our bio to see how these machines tend rows of leafy greens under the watch of software called “The Brain.” Image from Iron Ox

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