- The 6 Most Important Things That Happened in Virtual Reality in 2015
A lot happened in virtual reality this year; here are the key things to remember.
- A Giant Leap (Backward) for Space Travel
By successfully returning one of its rockets to Earth, SpaceX has shown a way to revolutionize the space industry.
- In the Future, Magnets May Track Your Fingers in Virtual Reality
Oculus and university researchers are working on a project that relies on electromagnets to keep an eye on all your fingers in virtual space.
- Hot and Violent
Researchers have begun to understand the economic and social damage caused by climate change.
- Early Intervention
We need therapies to help those with Down syndrome reach their potential.
- A Master Algorithm Lets Robots Teach Themselves to Perform Complex Tasks
One researcher has developed a simple way to let robots generate remarkably sophisticated behaviors.
- Brain Scars Detected in Concussions
A closer look at the brains of soldiers who have suffered concussions reveals evidence of injuries that were invisible to conventional imaging methods. <
Meta has built a massive new language AI—and it’s giving it away for free
Facebook’s parent company is inviting researchers to pore over and pick apart the flaws in its version of GPT-3
The gene-edited pig heart given to a dying patient was infected with a pig virus
The first transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart into a human may have ended prematurely because of a well-known—and avoidable—risk.
Saudi Arabia plans to spend $1 billion a year discovering treatments to slow aging
The oil kingdom fears that its population is aging at an accelerated rate and hopes to test drugs to reverse the problem. First up might be the diabetes drug metformin.
Yann LeCun has a bold new vision for the future of AI
One of the godfathers of deep learning pulls together old ideas to sketch out a fresh path for AI, but raises as many questions as he answers.
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