- Flexible Glass Could Bring Back the Flip Phone
Schott can make a sheet of glass thinner than your hair and half a kilometer long that bends, but doesn’t yet fold.
- Apple’s “Code = Speech” Mistake
A law professor who backs Apple in its case against the FBI says it would be dangerous for the company to win on First Amendment grounds.
- Google’s Self-Driving Car Probably Caused Its First Accident
One of Google’s self-driving cars hit a public bus while driving around sandbags, and the car is likely the one to blame.
- Mercedes Sees Fewer Robots in Its Future
German automaker Daimler is scaling back on the number of robots used to build its S-class cars. But it’s still a step forward for robotics.
- In Apple vs. the FBI, There Is No Technical Middle Ground
Either you let law enforcement get into encrypted devices and run the risk of letting others find a similar way in, or you don’t.
- America’s Methane Crisis Just Got Worse
Emissions of the potent greenhouse gas are far higher than previously thought, according to new studies.
- Augmented-Reality Startup Meta Ups the Ante in the Headset Race
The startup’s headset will need to be tethered to a computer, but it costs a third the price of HoloLens.
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 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.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
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