Eric Smalley’s Clips

Recent Freelance

The business of brain–computer interfaces
Nature Biotechnology, August 12, 2019

Microsoft makes splash in AI-enabled lab solutions
Nature Biotechnology, July 8, 2019

WHO to oversee genome editing
Nature Biotechnology, April 2, 2019

Cellular Cyborgs
Are programmable, living circuits the future of medicine?
Discover, October 2018

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AI-powered drug discovery captures pharma interest

In silico farming drives next wave in agriculture
Nature Biotechnology, September 6, 2018

Clinical trials go virtual, big pharma dives in
Nature Biotechnology, July 6, 2018

As CRISPR–Cas adoption soars, summit calls for genome editing oversight
Nature Biotechnology, June 6, 2018

FDA warns public of dangers of DIY gene therapy
Nature Biotechnology, February 6, 2018

First AAV gene therapy poised for landmark approval
Nature Biotechnology, November 11, 2017

AI-powered drug discovery captures pharma interest
Nature Biotechnology, July 12, 2017

The best response to some cyberattacks may be to ignore them
Science, March 6, 2017

Medtronic automated insulin delivery device gets FDA nod
Nature Biotechnology, December 7, 2016

Sanofi and Google in type 2 diabetes smartphone tie-up
Nature Biotechnology, November 8, 2016

CRISPR mouse model boom, rat model renaissance
Nature Biotechnology, September 8, 2016

Neural stem cell trailblazer StemCells folds
Nature Biotechnology, July 12, 2016

Water power to the people
Nature Energy, July 11, 2016

Selected Wired stories

HP Preps Laser-Powered Chip

HP Preps Laser-Powered Chip

These May Be The Droids Farmers Are Looking For

Are We Immune To Viral Marketing?

Pedaling Produce: Boston Gets a Bike-Powered Farm Cart

D-Wave Defies World of Critics With ‘First Quantum Cloud’

‘Twine’ Seeks To Tie Up The Smart Environment

Apple Pumps Sunlight Into iCloud Data Center

Chinese Crunch Human Genome With Videogame Chips

MIT Genius Stuffs 100 Processors Into Single Chip

IBM Sends Watson Supercomputer to Business School

All Wired stories

Pedaling Produce

Pedaling Produce

Case Studies

Swaziland, HIV and Option B+: What Can We Afford?
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Case Consortium @ Columbia, October 2014

Fighting for Equality in Education: Student Activism in Post-apartheid South Africa
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Case Consortium @ Columbia, July 2014

Côte Sud Initiative: Integrated Development in Haiti
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Epilogue PDF
Case Consortium @ Columbia, March 2014

Evacuate or Stay? North Shore LIJ and Hurricane Sandy
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Case Consortium @ Columbia, May 2013

Higher Truth or Just the Facts? Hell and Back Again
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Case Consortium @ Columbia, February 2013

Older Freelance

iPhone fireflies

iPhone fireflies

Siri Points the Way to Analytics-Driven Enterprise Assistants
Data Informed, May 1, 2013

Analytics Lessons from Spy Work: Machine Learning Applied to Unstructured Data
Data Informed, December 4, 2012

BigPharma Tracks Competition with Semantic Web Tools
Data Informed, August 3, 2012

NASA Applies Text Analytics to Airline Safety
Data Informed, July 30, 2012

iPhone time machine app

iPhone time machine app

Foursquare, Vinspin Unleash Hadoop-based Recommendation Engines
Data Informed, July 13, 2012

Crave posts
CNet, June 15 to October 26, 2011

Cornell software fingers fake online reviews
CNet, July 26, 2011

Jell-O-Like Material Promises Soft Data Storage
TPM Idea Lab, July 25, 2011

Korean Researchers’ Prototype Brings ‘Instant On’ Computers Nearer
TPM Idea Lab, July 21, 2011

Google Badges: What have you been reading?
CNet, July 15, 2011

Facebook, Twitter Extensions For Google+ Pose Security Risk
TPM Idea Lab, July 14, 2011

‘Cosmic Panda’ puts a shine on YouTube
CNet, July 7, 2011

Darpa Challenge Inspires 4 Plans to Make Computers 40x More Efficient
Discover, July/August, 2011

IBM supercomputer

IBM supercomputer

Google+ invaded by multiple Mark Zuckerbergs
CNet, June 30, 2011

Obama Spurs Us On In Clean Energy Race
Wired, October 23, 2009

Ice-cold hotspots
Nature Reports Climate Change, August 2007

Carbon export overestimated
Nature Reports Climate Change, August 2007

Carbon export overestimated

Carbon export overestimated

Climate Engineering Is Doable, as Long as We Never Stop
Wired, July 25, 2007

Sheet stability
Nature Reports Climate Change, July 2007

Amazonian methane bursts
Nature Reports Climate Change, July 2007

Fruiting fungi
Nature Reports Climate Change, June 2007

Twilight zone transport
Nature Reports Climate Change, June 2007

Fruiting fungi

Fruiting fungi

A mechanical view of biology gains ground
Boston researchers are delving into the physical forces at work in the cell and building a new field along the way.
Nature Network Boston, May 10, 2007

Synthetic biology gets down to business
Engineered cells and organisms could soon become the tools of the pharmaceutical and energy industries.
Nature Network Boston, March 7, 2007

Capacitors Could Replace Batteries
Discover, January 2007

Quantum engineer
Seth Lloyd of MIT turns atoms into computers and thinks about how to program the universe.
Nature Network Boston, December 11, 2006

Physicist turned technologist
After leaving a promising career in particle physics, Joe Paradiso of MIT’s Media Lab is helping to usher in a new era of computing.
Nature Network Boston, November 6, 2006

A field of its own
MIT’s Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, talks about why we need a new discipline to study it.
Nature Network Boston, November 3, 2006

Doctor as nano engineer
MIT’s Sangeeta Bhatia draws on her engineering and medical training to develop high-tech tools for tackling cancer.
Nature Network Boston, September 6, 2006

Warm Watts for Wireless
Wired, May 15, 2006

Light Work
Better solar nanotubes to split water for hydrogen
Scientific American, May 2006

Nanowire junctions

Nanowire junctions

Bubble logic biochip

Bubble logic biochip

Face Reader Bridges Autism Gap
Wired, April 14, 2006

Future Tech: Faking Intelligence
Discover, August 2002

Future Tech: Hack-Proof Chatting
Discover, May 2002

The walls have eyes — and ears and…
The Boston Globe, July 20, 1998

Selected Technology Research News news stories

Programmable bubble biochip

Programmable bubble biochip

Grasping microrobot

Grasping microrobot

Cell combo yields blood vessels
Machine reproduces itself
Integrated biochips debut

Selected Technology Research News features

Can nanotech beat cancer?
Nano cancer drugs move to the next level: humans

Selected Technology Research News interviews

Cornell’s Jon Kleinberg
NYU’s Nadrian Seeman
ICL’s John Pendry