- Google Glass Is Dead; Long Live Smart Glasses
Even though Google’s head-worn computer is going nowhere, the technology is sure to march on.
- Are Telepathy Experiments Stunts or Science?
Scientists have established direct communication between two human brains, but is it more than a stunt?
- Simple Circuit Could Double Cell-Phone Data Speeds
A circuit that lets a radio send and receive data simultaneously over the same frequency could supercharge wireless data transfer.
- Three Questions with Slack’s CEO
Slack wants to be an open, searchable home for all your work communication.
- Why Apple Failed to Make Sapphire iPhones
The delicate, monthlong process of growing sapphire accounts for why Apple’s sapphire supplier failed to deliver for the iPhone 6.
- Water-Repellent Coating Could Make Power Plants Greener
A startup has created a water-repellent coating that could significantly increase power plants’ efficiency.
- Steve Jobs Lives on at the Patent Office
Years after his death, the former Apple CEO still wins more patents than most. <
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 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.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
Get the latest updates from
MIT Technology Review
Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.