- Neuroscience’s New Toolbox
With the invention of optogenetics and other technologies, researchers can investigate the source of emotions, memory, and consciousness for the first time.
- Cracking the Brain’s Codes
How does the brain speak to itself?
- Rise of Powerful Mining Pools Forces Rethink of Bitcoin Design
Bitcoin may need to be redesigned to fix a flaw that gave one company a chance to manipulate the cryptocurrency.
- For One Baby, Life Begins with Genome Revealed
How a California father made an end run around medicine to decode his son’s DNA.
- Shining Light on Madness
Drugs for psychiatric illnesses aren’t very effective. But new research is offering renewed hope for better medicines.
- Record-Breaking Solar Cell Points the Way to Cheaper Power
Panasonic reveals a design that surpasses a 20-year-old mark for solar cell efficiency.
- A Search Engine for the Era of Apps
A new kind of search engine will make it possible to search inside the apps on your phone. <
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.
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.
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