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Responding to covid-19
Racing against time
TECHNOLOGY QUARTERLY - MAR 27TH 2021
The year of learning dangerously: Covid-19 has shown what modern biomedicine can do
After a flying start: Testing and tracing could have worked better against covid-19
Finding what works: Well conceived drug trials have saved hundreds of thousands of lives
A nucleic-acid revolution: Novel vaccines have performed remarkably quickly and well
Genome sequencing on an industrial scale: Watching SARS-CoV-2 evolve is fascinating and frightening
All in the blood: Putting the viruses of the world into a panopticon is no longer impossible
Smoother sailing: Safe harbours
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2021
JAN 7TH 2021
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How understanding light has led to a hundred years of bright ideas
The revolutionary theory of the nature of light which won Albert Einstein the 1921 Nobel prize for physics went on to remake the world. Oliver Morton surveys a century of innovation
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OCT 3RD 2020
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Virtual realities
Computer-generated worlds are becoming ubiquitous, no headset required, says Alok Jha
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JUN 13TH 2020
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Artificial intelligence and its limits
After years of hype, many people feel AI has failed to deliver, says Tim Cross
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MAR 12TH 2020
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Personalised medicine
Treatments can increasingly be tailored to the genes, environments and activities that make every patient different, says Natasha Loder
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JAN 4TH 2020
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Technology in China
With the state’s help, Chinese technology is booming. But it will not be a smooth road to global dominance, says Hal Hodson
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