- Bladeless Wind Turbines May Offer More Form Than Function
Startup Vortex Bladeless makes a turbine that looks intriguing, but it may not solve wind power’s challenges.
- Fixing China’s Coal Problem
China has rapidly cleaned up its coal plants. Now comes the hard part.
- Food Technology for All
We may be heading toward a new food economy that’s more competitive and innovative.
- Robots Start to Grasp Food Processing
Advances in robotics make it possible to automate tasks such as processing poultry and vegetables.
- Mobile Call Quality Gets a Long-Overdue Upgrade
Wireless companies and a few ambitious startups are racing to make your cell-phone calls better.
- An Algorithm That Can Help Robots Walk Off Injuries
Robots can now keep moving after an injury without human intervention.
- Is This the First Computational Imagination?
The ability to read a description of a scene and then picture it has always been uniquely human. Not anymore. <
How AI is reinventing what computers are
Three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute.
These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
Surgeons have successfully tested a pig’s kidney in a human patient
The test, in a brain-dead patient, was very short but represents a milestone in the long quest to use animal organs in human transplants.
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