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The Fembots of Ashley Madison

By Annalee Newitz on at

Now we know that almost none of the woman in the Ashley Madison database ever used the site. The question is, was this a deliberate fraud? Or was it just a dating site gone wrong?

How DNA Could Replace Hard Drives

By Kyle Chayka on at

The capacity of our digital storage devices has skyrocketed in recent years. But there’s one storage medium that still kicks the crap out of our state-of-the-art solid state, and humans didn’t invent it.