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The world's scientists have been given the green light to re-engineer the human race. Anybody think that's a good idea?

Crispr Critters

Crispr Critters

The world's scientists have been given the green light to re-engineer the human race. Anybody think that's a good idea?

More Than Maple Syrup

A green grid and a 1-gig broadband connection are transforming Burlington, VT into a thriving high-tech hub.

Not So Fast

The push to bring driverless vehicles to the mass market appears to have hit a major roadblock. Proceed with caution.

Keeping In Touch

A constant dialogue between local businesses and economic development organizations is a key that unlocks growth. Elk Grove Village sets a great example.

Royal Prerogative

There's a way to clean up the Brexit mess, but there's only one person in the United Kingdom with the power to do it.

Selecting Success

We hope President Obama's last keynote at SelectUSA marked a beginning and not an end.

Homeland Insecurity

It's time to take the $65-billion annual budget of the Department of Homeland Security and spend it on the people who can really protect us.

Brexit or Fix It?

The outcome of this month's referendum in the UK may determine if the European Union is headed for the dustbin of history.

Digital Factory

The widespread implementation of digital manufacturing platforms rapidly is outpacing the availability of skilled workers to run them.

Graphene Moxie

Graphene, the material that will revolutionize the world, is ready for its close-up in the commercial sector.

June 26 or Bust

There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.

Last Chance

A $16-billion international project now rising in the south of France may offer the only real solution to the impending disaster of climate change.

Two-Way Street

Free trade agreements help the United States hold its lead as a top destination for foreign direct investment.

Data Cowboys

The Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area has become a leading U.S. hub for data centers.

Burn Baby Burn

Should burning trees to generate electricity be classified as carbon-neutral?

Battle of the Box

The future of television may depend on whether the FCC decides to end the cable TV industry's monopoly over set-top boxes.

Water on the Brain

The largest—and arguably the most critical—infrastructure project in the nation has been put on hold for another 10 years.

Race to a Smart Future

The finalists in DOT's Smart City Challenge want to replace gridlock with cloud-based traffic management.

World Water Day

The first White House Water Summit aims to mobilize a national effort to conserve and expand our water resources.

Fukushima: Five Years Later

An army of robots and an ice wall are being deployed to clean up the world's worst nuclear disaster.

The Oculus

New York City unveils its new $4-billion train station for the World Trade Center.

Silicon Prairie

Droves of high-tech startups are putting down roots in the Great Plains.

Eye Phone

Apple and Google vow to defend our privacy even if it kills us.

Rise of the Machines

The deployment of industrial robots is expected to double over the next three years.

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