- Will Football Players Someday Take a Concussion Pill?
New research provides a potential pathway to a drug to save people from the progressive damage of severe or repeated concussions.
- British Navy Warship Tests a 3-D-Printed Drone at Sea
The successful launch of a 3-D-printed drone from a ship shows a possible route to cheaper autonomous aircraft.
- Inside Amazon
At a new fulfillment center in New Jersey, humans and robots work together in a highly efficient system.
- Google’s Self-Driving-Car Chief Defends Safety Record
The head of Google’s project to develop a self-driving vehicle, Chris Urmson, says his cars are considerably safer than those driven by humans.
- New GMO Rice for Higher Yield, Less Global Warming
Rice plants try this one weird trick to cut greenhouse-gas emissions and increase yield.
- Controlling the Police Cameras
If police must wear body cameras, we need to make sure they’re recording when they should, and only then.
- To Treat Alzheimer’s, Drugmakers Embrace Early Intervention, Imaging Tests
New antibody drugs show promise in slowing the advance of Alzheimer’s disease. <
The big new idea for making self-driving cars that can go anywhere
The mainstream approach to driverless cars is slow and difficult. These startups think going all-in on AI will get there faster.
Inside Charm Industrial’s big bet on corn stalks for carbon removal
The startup used plant matter and bio-oil to sequester thousands of tons of carbon. The question now is how reliable, scalable, and economical this approach will prove.
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.
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.
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