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What 70 Years of AI on Film Can Tell Us About the Human Relationship With Artificial Intelligence

In 2024, AI is making headlines daily. We may be aware of the science, but how do we imagine AI and our relationship to...

Scientists Show AI-Generated Proteins Actually Work in Stem Cell Study

Stem cells are finicky creatures. With the ability to generate any type of cell in the body, they’re constantly bombarded by chemical, hormone, and other...

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COMPUTING Giant Chips Give Supercomputers a Run for Their Money Gina Genkina | IEEE Spectrum " demonstrated that its second generation wafer-scale engine, WSE-2, was significantly faster...

This AI-Powered Exoskeleton Could Speed Adoption by the Masses

Exoskeletons could help disabled people move freely again and one day boost the power and stamina of workers doing manual labor. A new AI-powered...

Say Hello to AI Steve, the AI Chatbot Running for Parliament in the UK

It's a year of elections, and the internet is already rife with AI-generated political content. An AI robocaller mimicking Joe Biden made the rounds...

Future of Food: Four Myths About Vertical Farming Debunked by an Expert

Vertical farms look high-tech and sophisticated, but the premise is simple—plants are grown without soil, with their roots in a solution containing nutrients. This...

AI Unearths Nearly a Million Potential Antibiotics to Take Out Superbugs

Humans and bacteria are in a perpetual war. For most of history, bacteria won. Before 1928, a simple scrape on the knee, a cut when...

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FUTURE The CEO of Zoom Wants AI Clones in Meetings Nilay Patel | The Verge "Like virtually every other company, Zoom now has a big investment in...
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New ‘Aging Clock’ Predicts the Maximum Lifespan of 348 Mammals Including Humans

In 1997, Jeanne Calment passed away at the age of 122 and a half. The longest living human documented to date, she pushed the...

The First Soil Sample From the Far Side of the Moon Is Headed Home on China’s Chang’e-6

The mysterious far side of the moon is a challenging target for space missions. But China has now completed its second successful touchdown and...

This MIT Chatbot Simulates Your ‘Future Self.’ It’s Here to Help You Make Better Decisions.

Chatbots are now posing as friends, romantic partners, and departed loved ones. Now, we can add another to the list: Your future self. MIT Media...

Scientists Smashed a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid. Here’s What They’re Learning From the Aftermath.

On a fall evening in 2022, scientists at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory were busy with the final stages of a planetary...

Human-Like ‘Bio-Skin’ Gives Robots a Much More Nuanced Sense of Touch

In the middle of the night, when stumbling into the kitchen for a glass of water, I rely on touch. Even in the dark,...

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OpenAI Says It Has Begun Training a New Flagship AI Model Cade Metz | The New York Times "The San Francisco startup, which is one...

Scientists Just Inched Closer to Lab-Made Human Eggs and Sperm

We all know the drill for reproduction—sperm meets egg. For the past decade, scientists have been pushing the boundaries of where the two halves come...

Researchers Say Quantum Computers Could Scale Fast With Modular Design

Quantum computers could solve some of the world's most challenging problems, but only if we can make them big enough. A new modular design...

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