Meet the power plant of the future.
A team of scientists has warned that marketers seek to advertise in our dreams. Will our sleep be commercialized against our wishes?
Today, we could use Big Data to radically reform democracy. Tomorrow, we could build nanofabricators and usher in an era of abundance. Is society ready?
Nanofabricators could quickly synthesize whatever we need, molecule by molecule.
The metaverse may leave us perpetually unsure whether the people we encounter are authentic or high-quality fakes.
A lucky discovery involving lithium-sulfur batteries has a legitimate chance to revolutionize how we power our world.
If the metaverse is money, then companies will certainly want to play, too.
A community in Austin, Texas is using geothermal energy to keep homes warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
One research group's AI-based drug discovery platform could be redesigned to discover VX nerve agent and 40,000 similar chemical weapons.
A radical redesign of commercial aircraft, called the flying-V plane, could increase fuel efficiency by 20%, greatly reducing emissions.
Until robots understand jokes and sarcasm, artificial general intelligence will remain in the realm of science fiction.
Aerial drone footage was sent to an AI trained to track down space rocks.
Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality, how will humans change in the next 10,000 years?
Discussions of human evolution are usually backward looking, as if the greatest triumphs and challenges were in the distant past.
Using cellulose from trees and a synthetic polymer, MIT researchers have created a material that "is stronger and tougher than some types of bone, and harder than typical aluminum alloys."
Edible electronics, devices that can be broken down and digested, could perform many useful functions inside the body.
A computer that could decidedly pass Alan Turing's test would represent a major step toward artificial general intelligence.
Some economists predict China's economy will overtake the U.S. economy by 2028.
The knobby starfish skeleton has diamond-like properties and could inspire new designs for lightweight, highly resilient ceramics, with widespread applications in engineering and construction.
According to surveys, approximately half of artificial intelligence experts believe that general AI will emerge by 2060.
Outfitted with wheels and rotors, the bot can morph from a land drone into a quadcopter in seconds.
Historically, periods of mass flourishing are underpinned by technological revolutions. Currently, we are undergoing a technological revolution unlike anything the world has ever seen.
Researchers have created a method to help workers collaborate with artificial intelligence systems.
With this unique opportunity to create a totally new world, why does the metaverse already feature such old-world concepts?
Space planes could radically lower the cost of spaceflight.
This flying car — more properly called an "electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle" — will seat five and fly up to 135 mph.