Freethink's weekly countdown of the biggest space news, featuring Starship's second test flight, a new "dark mysteries" telescope, and more.
Freethink's weekly countdown of the biggest space news, featuring a stranded space factory, Jeff Bezos' new moon lander, and more.
Author of the Canceling of the American Mind Greg Lukianoff explains the current state of free speech in the United States.
His grandfather, a member of Oppenheimer’s atomic bomb team, foresaw the potential of nuclear energy to power cities — not destroy them.
The brain-computer interface will be tested in a six-year trial in patients with quadriplegia.
The initial study lays the groundwork for another larger, longer phase 2 trial.
HaptX gloves provide high-fidelity touch feedback of virtual spaces (and they look cool, too).
The bots started as windpipe cells, yet they helped nerve cells repair and grow.
The synthetic cartilage was made from cellulose fibers — the stuff found in wood — mixed with a goo called polyvinyl alcohol.
Most patients with cancer die from metastasis. Stopping it would be a major advance in cancer therapy.
It has already been trialed in people and could give us a better way to analyze and stimulate the brain.
The DARPA-funded memory prosthesis helps the brain retain new information.
Here's what it means for the field.
The 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora is one of the reasons why Bryan Walsh sees supervolcanoes as the” single, biggest threat to the human race.”
The problem with today’s AI isn’t it thinking for itself; it’s the tech telling humans whatever we want to hear.
Ocean fertilization is extremely controversial, but if done correctly, it just might work.
Poachers drove the Northern White Rhino to extinction. One scientist and her “frozen zoo” are on a mission to bring them back.
New research shows psychedelics activate receptors inside brain cells that other compounds, like serotonin, cannot.
It will be able to produce 22 million pounds of cultivated meat annually.
A team of scientists hopes deep-earth lithium could sustain America's vast demand for batteries. But extracting it won't be easy.
Former GitHub CEO Nat Friedman just invested $100 million into the company.
This Yale researcher is creating an experimental therapy for cystic fibrosis made from viruses - and it’s working.
This company uses thousands of mirrors, AI, and machine learning to unlock the power of the sun.
Americans are more willing to put the greater good above their own interests today than in the 1950s.
A new wave of preventative cancer vaccines are set to begin trials.