The automated McDonald's has a staff comparable to other stores. But the crew members are all focused on making and packaging orders instead of delivering them.
Some solar cells are so lightweight they can sit on a soap bubble.
It will be able to produce 22 million pounds of cultivated meat annually.
We might be dining on insect-based Christmas pies with robot-harvested algae on the side.
Lithium-ion batteries pose challenges for our transition toward renewable energy. Sodium-sulfur batteries might be a solution.
Despite their brief history, computers and AI have fundamentally changed what we see, what we know, and what we do.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
If you gave me $400 and I gave you $3.15, would you consider yourself wealthier? That's a financial analogy for the supposed fusion power "breakthrough."
ChatGPT's capabilities are astonishing.
De-extinction, if it is ever possible, will not be simple.
Synthetic milk is not a sci-fi fantasy; it already exists.
Bend it. Stretch it. Use it to conduct electricity.
The metaverse is inevitable because it is hardwired into our DNA.
Vanadium dioxide is a strange material that "remembers" information and when it was stored. This is akin to biological memory.
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?
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.
We are not yet at the point where quantum communications can be deployed to secure the internet, but we might not be far off.
Short-hop regional flights could be running on batteries in a few years.
Meaningful pictures are assembled from meaningless noise.