- Once a Joke, Battery-Powered Airplanes Are Nearing Reality
Aerospace companies are working on hybrid electric airplanes, and the earliest versions will likely arrive before the end of the decade.
- Next in Wearable Computing: A Device for Dogs
As Google Glass gains momentum, companies and researchers are trying to decide what will be the next big breakthrough in wearable technology.
- Baby Born After Genome Analyzed in IVF Test
DNA analysis continues its baby boom.
- Build Your Own Internet with Mobile Mesh Networking
Software can let smartphones, Wi-Fi routers, and other hardware link up without centralized Internet service.
- Monsanto’s Plan to Help the Honeybee
Monsanto and others look to RNA interference to fight widespread bee-killing mites.
- Why Toyota and GM Are Pushing Fuel-Cell Cars to Market
Falling costs are making fuel-cell vehicles look like a plausible alternative to conventional cars.
- Beijing’s Great Leap Forward
Kai-Fu Lee trained an army of Chinese engineers at Microsoft and Google. Now they’re turning Beijing into a technology powerhouse. <
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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