- The Next Startup Craze: Food 2.0
Silicon Valley investors and startups are trying to improve our food. Do they bring anything to the table?
- Why Some Doctors Like Google Glass So Much
The way some emergency doctors are using Glass highlights the promise, and the limitations, of wearable technology.
- Talk of an Internet Fast Lane Is Already Hurting Some Startups
Some VCs say the FCC’s latest net neutrality proposal will raise costs for startups that need fast connections or use a lot of bandwidth.
- Two Carbon-Trapping Plants Offer Hope of Cleaner Coal
Coal power plants in Saskatchewan and Mississippi will limit emissions, thanks to special circumstances.
- How and Why U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Falling
Recent data clarify the trends causing emissions to shrink to their lowest level since 1995.
- Ambri Funding Influx Suggests a New Day for Grid Batteries
Ambri raises money to build a commercial-scale factory for batteries that promise low-cost, multi-hour energy storage for the grid.
- Tesla Plans to Start Building Its Gigafactory Next Month
Elon Musk says he’s increasingly confident that a massive factory will lower battery costs enough for a mass-market electric vehicle. <
These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
Surgeons have successfully tested a pig’s kidney in a human patient
The test, in a brain-dead patient, was very short but represents a milestone in the long quest to use animal organs in human transplants.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
The covid tech that is intimately tied to China’s surveillance state
Heat-sensing cameras and face recognition systems may help fight covid-19—but they also make us complicit in the high-tech oppression of Uyghurs.
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