Tech designed to fuse atoms might be able to clean up space, too.
Former GitHub CEO Nat Friedman just invested $100 million into the company.
Its creators hope the technology will help people meaningfully connect with the external world.
NASA gave three robots plans for a moon shelter, and the robots figured out how to build it.
Meta and NYU’s robot can navigate and clean rooms it’s never seen before.
Do grim sci-fi scenarios crush our hopes for real-world growth? Author Michael Harris looks elsewhere to unblock the road to a better future.
A $30,000 electric vehicle with 400 miles of range that charges in under 10 minutes remains a pipe dream over the near future.
The brain-computer interface will be tested in a six-year trial in patients with quadriplegia.
The futuristic weapon could be ready for the battlefield in 5 years.
From AI to health and the metaverse, this year's CES promised new tech that will change lives long after the excitement of the latest TV wears off.
Smaller family networks, more great-grandparents, and fewer cousins.
The first tests of optical communications far from Earth will take place aboard the asteroid-bound Psyche spacecraft
The problem with today’s AI isn’t it thinking for itself; it’s the tech telling humans whatever we want to hear.
It has already been trialed in people and could give us a better way to analyze and stimulate the brain.
ÄIO’s fermentation process creates healthy, sustainable oils and fats by upcycling low-value industry organics.
It’s not just fun: DNA origami has the potential to revolutionize engineering at the nanoscopic scale.
When ancient humans stared into the darkness, they imagined monsters. Today, staring into the future, AI is the monster.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s airship startup hits a major milestone.
A unique combination of DNA and silica is the strongest known material for its density (but you’ll need a lot of it before you can build a suit from it).
You can’t farm spiders — but putting spider genes into silkworms works even better.
Artificial general intelligence will not arise in systems that only passively receive data. They need to be able to act back on the world.
Technology goes in directions we can never predict — so we must be prepared to limit the spread of unintended consequences.
Experiments on suborbital rockets are revealing how to make a better iron furnace.
Smarter building materials can control indoor temperatures without external power.