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London has announced that it will install cameras across the city to catch and identify criminal suspects, joining a growing list of cities that have embraced facial recognition technology. David Choffnes, whose research focuses on network security and privacy, cautions that with so much at stake, it’s worth considering the potential risks of public surveillance tools before rushing to deploy them.
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Could houses of the future be made by bacteria?
Imagine if we could grow a building the way coral polyps grow a reef, or if living cells in our clothes could break down sweat and body odor. It’s not science fiction, says associate professor Neel Joshi. It’s the future of scientific research in the U.S.
The men's hockey team set the stage for a potential three-peat after being Harvard 3-1 in the semifinals. The women's team notched the same 3-1 score against Harvard a night later for a chance to play for its 17th title but its first since 2013. To win the Beanpot, the men and women will have to beat Boston University on Monday and Tuesday respectively.