What technologies will have the biggest impact on the next decade? New Scientist peers into the crystal ball and picks the ideas, concepts and gadgets that are set to shake things up

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2020 vision: Jacking into your brain

Merging with the machine

Direct link between our brains and computers are set to challenge our notions of identity, culpability and the acceptable limits of human enhancement

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Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science

What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance ...

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