Israel restricts COVID-19 phone tracking to ‘special cases’

  • May 24, 2020
Israel’s original plan to track the phones of COVID-19 sufferers won’t get very far. The country’s cabinet has restricted the use of the Shin Bet security agency’s phone surveillance to “specific and special cases” where officials can’t determine an…

Scientists create a cyborg eye that mimics the real thing

  • May 21, 2020
Scientists have been working on artificial eyes for years, but mimicking the shape and behavior of a real eye has been difficult. A breakthrough might just lead to a practical design, though. Researchers have created (via New Scientist) a cyborg eye…