- No More Cracked Smartphone Glass
Ultrathin sapphire laminates could lead to durable but affordable next-generation screen covers.
- The Apple Watch May Solve the Usual Smart Watch Annoyances
Apple’s first smart watch seems like the best of its kind so far, but the user experience is still a little unclear.
- Sapphire Screens Would Test Apple’s Manufacturing and Design Skills
To make sapphire screens, Apple would need to source high-quality raw material and be clever about incorporating it into devices.
- Can a Website Help You Decide to Have a Kid?
A startup called Cloverpop wants to help you make life’s pivotal decisions.
- A Nimble-Wheeled Farm Robot Goes to Work in Minnesota
The latest in autonomous farming is a robot that weaves between corn stalks, applying fertilizer as it goes.
- Datacoup Wants to Buy Your Credit Card and Facebook Data
Datacoup will pay for your online data, then use it to provide insights on consumer behavior.
- The Revolutionary Technique That Quietly Changed Machine Vision Forever
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists. <
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Most public health bodies dealing with covid have long since moved on from the idea of surface transmission. China’s didn’t—and that helps it control the narrative about the disease’s origins and danger.
These materials were meant to revolutionize the solar industry. Why hasn’t it happened?
Perovskites are promising, but real-world conditions have held them back.
Anti-aging drugs are being tested as a way to treat covid
Drugs that rejuvenate our immune systems and make us biologically younger could help protect us from the disease’s worst effects.
A quick guide to the most important AI law you’ve never heard of
The European Union is planning new legislation aimed at curbing the worst harms associated with artificial intelligence.
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