1. Thanks to AI, our speech will be a window into our mental health
2. Superhero vision will be possible with AI and powerful new devices
3. ‘Macroscopes’ will help us understand Earth’s complexity in infinite detail
4. ‘Labs on a chip’ will revolutionise medicine
5. Smart sensors will detect environmental pollution faster than ever
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Scientists have announced that they have created living organisms using an expanded genetic code. That could in turn lead to the creation of entirely new lifeforms, using combinations of DNA that couldn’t possible have existed before.