Category: Odds & Ends

Human genome decoded with pocket-sized device

Scientists used a portable device no bigger than a cellphone to sequence the most complete human genome ever assembled with a single technology, according to a study published Monday. The breakthrough, detailed in the journal Nature Biotechnology, brings us closer to the day when family doctors …

How Did Internet Lose Its Noble Purpose and Turn Bad?

This article was first published in The Washington Spectator. Late last year, Facebook, Google, and Twitter appeared before Congress to explain how a foreign government that targeted democratic institutions in the United States subverted their services. For months, the companies denied wrongdoing, hid behind spurious legal …