Two MIT grads and a professor took simple materials and rules and came up with the first autonomous robot to become a household phenomenon in the United States, the Roomba.
[Click here to see our “hack” of the Roomba’s various components. Move the cursor over a letter (A through E) on the device to read a full description of that component.]
Going bald? Lab-grown hair cells could be on the way
These biotech companies are reprogramming cells to treat baldness, but it’s still early days.
Tonga’s volcano blast cut it off from the world. Here’s what it will take to get it reconnected.
The world is anxiously awaiting news from the island—but on top of the physical destruction, the eruption has disconnected it from the internet.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
Our brains exist in a state of “controlled hallucination”
Three new books lay bare the weirdness of how our brains process the world around us.
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