Inside the metaverse, your emotions and physical responses will be monitored, and AI will use that data to influence you in real time. Is that essentially mind control?
Inspired by the shape of a New Caledonian crow’s beak, researchers created a new 3D-printed prototype of tweezers.
More than any other nation, Japan tends to feel comfortable with the idea of humanoid robots entering the home.
Quantum entanglement may remain spooky, but it has a very practical side.
The researchers suggest that their results demonstrate intelligence in silico.
We are not yet at the point where quantum communications can be deployed to secure the internet, but we might not be far off.
The DARPA-funded memory prosthesis helps the brain retain new information.
Flashy desalination technology is more costly and cumbersome than many other solutions.
Researchers use fluid dynamics to spot artificial imposter voices.
Meaningful pictures are assembled from meaningless noise.
Synthetic biology has the power to cure and kill. Have we learned from our past mistakes?
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We asked 11 experts about the future of progress for humanity.
The Metaverse could be the most dangerous tool of persuasion humanity has ever created.
Who should be compensated?
We will become billions of people who share a single vast intellect.
Heart muscle is shaped like a spiral, a mystery that has eluded scientists since 1669. New research has recreated the structure.
As technology advances, the use of laser weapons in space becomes more likely.
Uploading your mind is not a pathway to immortality. Instead, it will create a possibly hostile digital doppelgänger.
For decades people have arranged to freeze their bodies after death, dreaming of resurrection by advanced future medicine. Many met a fate far grislier than death.
This is a great improvement over the typical brew time of 12 to 18 hours.
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.
Proponents of transhumanism make big promises, such as a future in which we upload our minds into a supercomputer. But there is a fatal flaw in this argument: reductionism.
Quantum communication offers a surer path to sending an interstellar message, as well as receiving one. But can we do it?
More than 150 companies are developing flying cars. Here's why they're aren't yet off the ground and darting across city skies.
From Amazon to the US Army, everybody wants one (or 150).
Deep learning AI has accurately created color images from night vision images.
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
Aptera expects to begin delivering its solar-powered car later in 2022.
For the very first time, an AR contact lens was worn on the eye of a human subject. And it has about 30 times the pixel density of an iPhone.