An elaborate device called the Mechanical Turk defeated Benjamin Franklin and Napoleon Bonaparte at chess. Edgar Allan Poe revealed the hoax.
Giving speech to the speechless.
NASA has finally chosen which flagship mission, like Hubble and JWST, will launch in ~2040. Detecting alien life is now a reachable goal.
The emergence of life in the universe is as certain as the emergence of matter, gravity, and the stars. Life is the universe developing a memory, and our chemical detection system could find it.
Humanity is never fully in control of its creations. This lesson from Mary Shelley has remained relevant for over 200 years.
We need a hypothesis that accounts for both the fine-tuning of physics for life but also the arbitrariness and gratuitous suffering we find in the world.
A levitating vehicle might someday explore the moon, asteroids, and other airless planetary surfaces.
Scientists successfully trained people to use robotic extra thumbs, suggesting body augmentation could revolutionize future humans.
While a squirrel's life may look simple to human observers – climb, eat, sleep, repeat – it involves finely tuned cognitive skills.
The ethical debate over zoos is going to grow louder. There might be a solution that involves robots.
AIs can imitate but not innovate — for now, at least.
The pilot project is in 10 stores and is 85% accurate.
That's as fast as a bullet train in Japan.
Spotty connectivity isn’t going to jeopardize Ukraine’s drone attacks.
AI was key to making Moderna's COVID mRNA vaccine. Its role in mRNA therapeutics will rapidly grow in the coming years.
These DIY learning kits focus on topics like coding, robotics, and AI, and are on sale for as low as $41.99.
Large language models are an impressive advance in AI, but we are far away from achieving human-level capabilities.
Robot developers adapt the behavior of worm "blobs".
Here are its top priorities.
The bird demonstrates cutting-edge technology for devising self-folding nanoscale robots.
Wireless charging isn't just for phones and laptops. It could also power medical devices like heart implants.
You don't need to completely automate a job to fundamentally change it.
It is humanity's biggest step yet into the Solar System.
One day, this powerful tool could be in millions of smartphones.