Armed police robots will be a threat to public safety. Here’s why.
A recent vote in San Francisco allows police robots to use lethal force, such as with explosives.
Disney built a neural network to automatically change an actor’s age
Disney Research Studios' Face Re-Aging Network can dramatically reduce artists' workloads and is ready for film and TV.
Gravity could be bringing you down with IBS
It's your GI tract versus the forces of nature.
Some teenagers’ brains have been aging faster during the pandemic
What this means for development and mental health is still unknown.
Elon Musk hopes humans will be testing Neuralink brain implants in the next six months
Experts argue for caution as FDA approval still looms in the distance.
The most ingenious engineering feats of 2022
Solar-powered consumer gadgets, an AI that can generate images from text, and more ground-breaking tech are the Best of What’s New.
An inside look at the radiation-sensing material that’s on the Pentagon’s radar
Novskite can detect and identify radiation—and be used in medical imaging, too. The Department of Defense is interested in that vision.
Dr. Fauci on fighting stigmas on infectious diseases, from AIDS to COVID
Almost 40 years after HIV/AIDS was named, stigma still haunts people living with it, despite scientific progress toward treatments and cures.
Can airplane engines run on hydrogen? A recent ground test showed good results.
Rolls-Royce and easyJet carried out the experiment with hydrogen, which comes with its own challenges as fuel.
COVID-19 vaccines are still essential in preventing death in children and teens
The study of more than 800,000 patients reinforces the importance of vaccinating youth.