- Drivers Push Tesla’s Autopilot Beyond Its Abilities
Tesla says its new Autopilot feature is not synonymous with autonomous driving, but some drivers are acting like it is.
- First Gene-Edited Dogs Reported in China
An extra-muscular beagle has been created through genome engineering. Are we on our way to customizing the DNA of our pets?
- Twitter Boasts of What It Can Do with Your Data
Twitter unveils initiatives aimed at making money from its users’ data and behavior.
- Why Self-Driving Cars Must Be Programmed to Kill
Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets. But before they can become widespread, carmakers must solve an impossible ethical dilemma of algorithmic morality.
- Scientists Hope to Lengthen Dog Years
A drug that helps people after organ transplants has extended the lives of fruit flies, worms, and mice. The next step is to see what it will do for our pets.
- TerraPower Quietly Explores New Nuclear Reactor Strategy
The startup is exploring a molten chloride reactor concept, but says it remains committed to traveling wave reactors.
- You’ve Been Misled About What Makes a Good Password
Common advice on how to make a strong password is misleading, according to a new study of password-guessing techniques. <
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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