13 award-winning photographs that showcase Earth’s wonders
The National & Regional winners from the 2024 Sony World Photography Awards take us from space to hot springs.
On this social network, sea ice, traditional foods, and wildlife are always trending
Using an app developed by Inuit in Nunavut, Indigenous communities from Alaska to Greenland are harnessing data to make their own decisions.
A ridiculous AI-generated rat penis made it into a peer-reviewed journal
Researchers used Midjourney’s AI image generators to illustrate the fantastical rodent beside incoherent strings of text.
OpenAI’s Sora pushes us one mammoth step closer towards the AI abyss
Generative AI videos advanced from comical to photorealistic within a single year. This is uncharted, dangerous territory.
This edible, wriggling robot mimics experience of eating moving food
In Japanese ‘odorigui’ cuisine, food is still alive. This gyrating robot is not.
GM brings hands free driving to rural America
Unlike more controversial fully-autonomous self-driving cars, GM’s Super Cruise systems require drivers to keep their eyes on the road and take over control during emergencies.
When planting trees is bad for the planet
An area of ecologically intact and biodiverse grassland larger than France is endangered by an NGO-fueled push to plant as many trees as possible.
‘Odie’ is en route for its potentially historic moon landing
The robotic lander from Intuitive Machines could become the first privately-built spacecraft on the moon.
The ingredients for a tastier, stronger tea could be in the soil
Plant biologists find that some microbial communities help grow better teas.
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