The MIT Cube Club held its first cubing competition in November. Dozens of competitors from around the country gathered in 26-100 to test their prowess at solving Rubik’s Cubes. Puzzles varied in difficulty; here contestants are solving 5x5x5 cubes.
Click here to see a 3x3x3 speed solve
Click here to see a contestant solve a 3x3x3 cube with one hand
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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