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Apple is planning to buy up original podcasts with exclusivity in mind

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Enlarge / Apple will replace iTunes with Music, Podcasts, and TV on Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo)

Podcast fans will want to keep their ears to the ground with the latest Apple news. Bloomberg reported that Apple may be looking for deals to bring exclusive original shows to its

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Printing vaccines at the pharmacy or at home will be the way of the future

Printing vaccines at the pharmacy or at home will be the way of the future

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Artist's impression of a vaccine printer.

Enlarge / Artist’s impression of a vaccine printer. (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson)

We’re running a series of companion posts this week to accompany our special edition Ars Lunch Break podcast. This is the third of three guest posts centered around Rob Reid’s TED talk from Tuesday. Today, microbiologist

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Ars on your lunch break: There’s hope, and we’ll all be fine… probably

Ars on your lunch break: There’s hope, and we’ll all be fine… probably

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This robot doesn't want to murder you or give you weaponized SARSbola! It just wants to vaccinate you! (Probably!)

Enlarge / This robot doesn’t want to murder you or give you weaponized SARSbola! It just wants to vaccinate you! (Probably!) (credit: Donald Iain Smith / Getty)

Today we’re presenting the fourth and final installment of my conversation with Naval Ravikant about existential risks. This interview first appeared in

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Ars on your lunch break: engineering superbugs, accidentally or otherwise

Ars on your lunch break: engineering superbugs, accidentally or otherwise

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"George, you've heard about this virus? Shall I cough on you, George?"

Enlarge / “George, you’ve heard about this virus? Shall I cough on you, George?” (credit: Warner Bros.)

Today we’re presenting the third installment of my conversation with Naval Ravikant about existential risks. This interview first appeared in March, as two back-to-back episodes of the After On Podcast (which now

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We should create a global DNA threat-detection network to fight future pathogens

We should create a global DNA threat-detection network to fight future pathogens

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Artist's impression of scientist doing DNA science.

Enlarge / Artist’s impression of scientist doing DNA science. (credit: Roger Richter / Getty)

We’re running a series of companion posts this week to accompany our special edition Ars Lunch Break podcast. This is the second of three guest posts centered around Rob Reid’s TED talk from yesterday.

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