Dying plants are ‘screaming’ at you
In the future, farmers might use ultrasound to listen to stressed plants vent.
Why most countries don’t have enough earthquake-resilient buildings
Outdated construction killed more people in Turkey and Syria than the earthquakes themselves.
There’s a glaring issue with the AI moratorium letter
The statement makes some valid notes—but critics argue signatories missed the point.
How science has made tornado forecasting better—but not perfect
Small changes in the storm environment can make or break a tornado.
The Navy’s version of a Roomba inspects billion-dollar ships for damage
The machine from Gecko Robotics cruises along on magnetic wheels, gathering data about the hull as it goes.
Ancient DNA confirms Swahilis’ blended African and Asian ancestry
A rich coastal culture can now claim its multiracial roots.
Levi’s claimed using AI models will boost company’s sustainability and diversity
The retailer has now said AI should not be a 'substitute for the real action' on improving diversity and inclusion.
Scientists made a woolly mammoth meatball, but don’t grab your fork yet
A startup grew a mammoth meatball in less than two weeks by filling in the genetic blanks with elephant DNA.
ADHD patients face wildly different drug testing requirements
Meanwhile, the FDA announced an Adderall shortage at the end of 2022.
Internet Archive just lost a federal lawsuit against big book publishers
It plans to appeal the ruling.