- Moore’s Law Is Dead. Now What?
Shrinking transistors have powered 50 years of advances in computing—but now other ways must be found to make computers more capable.
- Inside Vicarious, the Secretive AI Startup Bringing Imagination to Computers
By reinventing the neural network, the company hopes to help computers make the leap from processing words and symbols to comprehending the real world.
- Paint-On GMOs Could Create Cattle, Dogs with Custom Fur
It sounds crazy, and it is. A startup says it can use genetic engineering to change the color of animal coats.
- Big Oil Companies Have Already Become Dinosaurs
A new report details how profound shifts in the global energy market have left the oil majors far behind.
- Rising Seas Lift an Industry
For the Dutch masters of water management, climate change is a boon.
- Wireless, Super-Fast Internet Access Is Coming to Your Home
The Supreme Court shut down his last venture, Aereo, after it riled TV broadcasters. Now Chet Kanojia wants to overturn how broadband is delivered.
- Can HP Make 3-D Printing into a Mass Manufacturing Technique?
The tech giant says its new $130,000 printers will produce plastic parts quickly and inexpensively.
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.
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it.
Greg Rutkowski is a more popular prompt than Picasso.
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.
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