- Amazon Lays Out Its Vision for a Sky Thronging with Delivery Drones
To get its drone delivery service off the ground, Amazon must convince regulators to adopt its ideas for drone traffic control.
- Lessons from the Digital Classroom
Technologists and venture capitalists are betting that the data online learning generates will reshape education.
- Chinese Carmaker Is Testing Car-to-Car Communications
China’s leading carmaker is testing technology that would let vehicles communicate wirelessly with each other and with traffic signals.
- As Patents Expire, Farmers Plant Generic GMOs
Monsanto no longer controls one of the biggest innovations in the history of agriculture.
- How to Help Self-Driving Cars Make Ethical Decisions
Researchers are trying to program self-driving cars to make split-second decisions that raise real ethical questions.
- Messaging App Weaves Smartphones Into an Alternative Internet
FireChat can link Android and Apple phones into a long-range communications network even when the cell network is down.
- China Will Soon Leapfrog Traditional Leaders in Nuclear Power
China generates only about 2 percent of its total electricity using nuclear power, but it is adding new reactors much faster than any other country. <
This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting
With plans to create realistic synthetic embryos, grown in jars, Renewal Bio is on a journey to the horizon of science and ethics.
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 artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
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.
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