Technology goes in directions we can never predict — so we must be prepared to limit the spread of unintended consequences.
The brain implant lets her talk four times faster than the previous record.
Theoretical physics professor Michio Kaku outlines the evolution of computers from analog to digital and introduces quantum computers as the next frontier.
LK-99, almost certainly, isn't a room-temperature superconductor. The underlying physics of the phenomenon helps us understand why.
It could cut the time needed to reach Mars in half.
Is LK-99 truly a room temperature superconductor? These 4 tests, none of which have yet been passed, will separate fact from fiction.
The National Ignition Facility just repeated, and improved upon, their earlier demonstration of nuclear fusion. Now, the true race begins.
An army of replicators belonging to national laboratories, research universities, and amateur garages is rushing to replicate ambient superconductivity in LK-99.
AI programs like ChatGPT can create "thanabots" based on deceased loved ones' digital communications, allowing us to talk with the departed.
It will be immensely difficult for the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains to protect their competitive edge if they do not pursue a radical change.
Recent claims put LK-99 as the first room temperature, ambient pressure superconductor ever. Has the game changed, or is it merely hype?
The $300,000 Model A is a true flying car — it can be driven on roads as well as flown in the air. And it's one step closer to your garage.
Science news presents a flood of breakthroughs and discoveries that promise to change our lives. They rarely do.
Lost in a building or underwater? A new muon-based navigation system could be your guide.
Particles behave differently when freed from the force of gravity. A new space factory aims to use this to synthesize pharmaceuticals.
The idea that consciousness emerges naturally alongside intelligence could be an anthropocentric distortion.
From cosmetic procedures to heart operations, the introduction of AI will create an ethical minefield.
One of Apple's key innovations serves as a psychological breakthrough, as its technology eliminates the isolating feel of headset use.
A team of scientists has warned that marketers seek to advertise in our dreams. Will our sleep be commercialized against our wishes?
Science fiction movies capture a classic human flaw: getting the future mostly wrong.
Large language models are an impressive advance in AI, but we are far away from achieving human-level capabilities.
Old coal mines can be converted into "gravity batteries" by retrofitting them with equipment that raises and lowers giant piles of sand.
We have become the greatest threat to ourselves and to life on this planet. We need a set of agreed-upon safeguards to preserve our future.