Many videos on YouTube are of terrible quality: the resolution is low, the lighting’s bad, and often the camera work is jerky. Now, new software for PCs offers consumers their first access to “super-resolution” algorithms used by the CIA to enhance low-quality video. The software enhances individual frames after analyzing and extracting information from multiple surrounding frames. In addition to improving resolution, the software can also remove noise, brighten dark areas, sharpen blurry scenes, and stabilize shaky ones.
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.
VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence
On key metrics, a VR experience elicited a response indistinguishable from subjects who took medium doses of LSD or magic mushrooms.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
This nanoparticle could be the key to a universal covid vaccine
Ending the covid pandemic might well require a vaccine that protects against any new strains. Researchers may have found a strategy that will work.
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