- Black Phosphorus: The Birth of a New Wonder Material
Materials scientists have discovered how to make black phosphorus nanosheets in large amounts, heralding a new era of nanoelectronic devices.
- SpaceX Claims Partial Success with Rocket Crash Landing
Success would redefine the economics of space travel, but SpaceX’s reusable rocket shows that it’s still hard to perform a safe landing.
- Robot Journalist Finds New Work on Wall Street
Software that turns data into written text could help us make sense of a coming tsunami of data.
- Can GM Go from Volt to Bolt?
GM revealed a concept all-electric hatchback today that it claims will have a 200-mile range.
- Low Oil Prices Mean Keystone Pipeline Makes No Sense
New exploration on the bulk of Canada’s oil sands reserves can’t start unless prices are at least $60 per barrel, economists say.
- An Internet of Treacherous Things
A zombie network of home routers highlights the importance of prioritizing smart appliance security.
- Something Lost in Skype Translation
Skype’s real-time translation software highlights remarkable progress in machine learning—but it still struggles with the subtleties of human communication. <
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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