- Google’s AI Masters Space Invaders (But It Still Stinks at Pac-Man)
Google’s artificial-intelligence researchers say software that learns to play video games could graduate to the real world before long.
- New Titanium-Making Process Could Result in Lighter Aircraft
A new process could extend the use of titanium for lightweight, more fuel-efficient airplanes.
- New Display Technology Lets LCDs Produce Princess Leia-Style Holograms
Startup aims to give mobile devices the power to display full-color holographic images and video.
- Does Obama’s Keystone Veto Matter?
The Keystone XL pipeline is a distraction from what’s really needed to solve climate change.
- Venture Capitalists Love Biotech Right Now
Scientific advances and new business models are spurring investor confidence in biomedical-related ventures.
- A Smart-Watch Pioneer Has an Answer for Apple
As the Apple Watch casts a shadow across the smart-watch market, Pebble preps a wrist-worn gadget with a color e-paper display.
- Five Loopholes That Could Undermine Net Neutrality
“Open Internet” rules are on the verge of being approved in the U.S., but crucial details remain unclear. <
The gene-edited pig heart given to a dying patient was infected with a pig virus
The first transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart into a human may have ended prematurely because of a well-known—and avoidable—risk.
Saudi Arabia plans to spend $1 billion a year discovering treatments to slow aging
The oil kingdom fears that its population is aging at an accelerated rate and hopes to test drugs to reverse the problem. First up might be the diabetes drug metformin.
Yann LeCun has a bold new vision for the future of AI
One of the godfathers of deep learning pulls together old ideas to sketch out a fresh path for AI, but raises as many questions as he answers.
The dark secret behind those cute AI-generated animal images
Google Brain has revealed its own image-making AI, called Imagen. But don't expect to see anything that isn't wholesome.
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