- Peter Thiel Backs Biotech “Unicorn” Fighting Cancer Stem Cells
Are stem cells at the root of common cancers? A startup named Stemcentrx thinks so.
- Why NASA Wants Microsoft’s HoloLens in Space
The rocket carrying two HoloLens headsets to the International Space Station blew up in June, and NASA is planning another launch.
- Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactors Get a Safety Check in Europe
Researchers say they could build a prototype of a molten-salt reactor, a safer, cleaner option for nuclear power, in 10 years.
- Allegations of Dirty Tricks as Effort to “Rescue” Bitcoin Falters
A debate over the future of Bitcoin seems to be getting ugly – some people say their computers are being attacked to suppress their preferred changes.
- AI Software Goes Up Against Fourth Graders on Science Tests
Making AI software take real school exams might accelerate progress toward machines with common sense.
- Smart Mouthguard Monitors Your Saliva and Your Health
Researchers demonstrate a wearable system for tracking chemicals in saliva that may correspond to fatigue and other health issues.
- How Machine Vision Is About to Change the Fashion World
The way fashion shows influence street-chic outfits has long been debated. Now a machine vision system that can track how fashions spread through society is providing the first hard evidence.
A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.
A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023
These exclusive satellite images show that Saudi Arabia’s sci-fi megacity is well underway
Weirdly, any recent work on The Line doesn’t show up on Google Maps. But we got the images anyway.
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