- Q&A: Steven Chu
The former energy secretary, who has begun chasing emerging technologies again, looks back on his successes and failures in government.
- Our Fear of Artificial Intelligence
A true AI might ruin the world—but that assumes it’s possible at all.
- A Pancreas in a Capsule
Stem-cell advocates pin their hopes on an artificial pancreas to treat diabetes.
- Experiments Start on a Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor
Transatomic Power has begun tests on a very cheap and compact molten-salt reactor.
- Additive Manufacturing Is Reshaping Aviation
Advanced manufacturing technologies are leading to smaller jet engines.
- Deep Learning Squeezed Onto a Phone
Artificial-intelligence software can make phones better at tracking your workouts and emotions.
- Why We Don’t Have Battery Breakthroughs
A promising advance that came to nothing suggests what it will take to make cheap batteries for electric cars. <
The hype around DeepMind’s new AI model misses what’s actually cool about it
Some worry that the chatter about these tools is doing the whole field a disservice.
The walls are closing in on Clearview AI
The controversial face recognition company was just fined $10 million for scraping UK faces from the web. That might not be the end of it.
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.
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.
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