Oceans are rising, Antarctica is losing its ice sheets, and the lower atmosphere is heating up. Satellite data (bottom) shows the atmosphere is warming at its lowest layer (the troposphere), while the stratosphere, which begins around 10 kilometers above the ground, is cooling. Scientists say this is consistent with the greenhouse effect.
A gene-edited pig’s heart has been transplanted into a human for the first time
The procedure is a one-off, and highly experimental, but the technique could help reduce transplant waiting lists in the future.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
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Face filters, billionaires in space, and home-buying algorithms that overpay all made our annual list of technology gone wrong.
The metaverse has a groping problem already
A woman was sexually harassed on Meta’s VR social media platform. She’s not the first—and won’t be the last.
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