- Going Nuclear: The Global Picture
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries are pulling back from nuclear power while others grow capacity.
- Cheap Solar Power—at Night
New solar thermal technologies could address solar power’s intermittency problem.
- A Less Resource-Intensive Way to Make Ethanol
Stanford researchers develop a copper catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon monoxide and water to ethanol.
- Why Google’s Modular Smartphone Might Actually Succeed
Google believes open hardware innovation could help it find industries and markets for its software and services.
- The Revival of Cancer Immunotherapy
An old idea for treating cancer is yielding impressive results on cancer patients—and lots of attention from drug companies.
- What Should You Do About Heartbleed? Excellent Question.
An Internet bug had massive potential security implications. But good luck getting information on whether any actual damage was done.
- The Underfunded Project Keeping the Web Secure
A security flaw affecting two-thirds of websites is a reminder that the Web relies on a poorly resourced open-source project. <
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
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 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.
How do strong muscles keep your brain healthy?
There’s a robust molecular language being spoken between your muscles and your brain.
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