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A Physical Key to Your Google Account

Google says using a small USB stick to vouch for your identity is more secure than either a password or conventional two-factor authentication.

Business

China’s Growing Bets on GMOs

New technology and large government research initiatives in ­genetically modified crops are giving China a storehouse for a more populous future.

Other

The Extremes of Inequality

Development is lifting people out of poverty, but there’s still far to go.

Biomedicine

China’s GMO Stockpile

With its world-leading research investments and vast size, China will dominate the future of genetically modified food—despite the resistance of its population.

Other

52 Years Ago

The economist Robert Solow has been arguing for more than half a century that technology will not spell the end of middle-class jobs.

Computing

From the Editor

Business

Technology and Inequality

The disparity between the rich and everyone else is larger than ever in the United States and increasing in much of Europe. Why?

Energy

Does Lockheed Martin Really Have a Breakthrough Fusion Machine?

Lockheed Martin says it will have a small fusion reactor prototype in five years but offers no data.

Biomedicine

Q&A with Futurist Martine Rothblatt

If computers think for themselves, should they have human rights?

Biomedicine

How a Wiki Is Keeping Direct-to-Consumer Genetics Alive

The FDA ordered 23andMe to stop selling its health tests. But for the intrepid, genome knowledge is still available.