Cloned chicken strips

March 16, 2017

A startup in San Francisco announced Wednesday that it’s figured out how to produce chicken meat in stainless steel bioreactor tanks.

SciFriday: Vault 7 Opens!

March 10, 2017

The largest release of confidential CIA documents ever shows us that Big Brother really does have his all-seeing eye on you.

Obama’s last-minute land grab

January 2, 2017

Outgoing President Barack Obama just made big chunks of Utah and Nevada national monuments, putting even more Western land under the control of Washington, D.C.

SciFriday: Kids toys report to defense contractor

December 16, 2016

New toys for Christmas use voice recognition to listen to kids. But the toys record and send data, including location, to a defense contractor. And remember, anything connected to the web can be hacked.

Microchipping the mentally disabled

December 15, 2016

The House passed a bill to offer grants for implanting GPS microchips in Alzheimer’s patients and children with ‘developmental disabilities’. The question is how the government defines that term.

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