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Researchers used AI to explain complex science. Results were mixed.
This tool summarizes the abstracts of scientific studies in a way that second graders can understand.
MIT scientists taught robots how to sabotage each other
Understanding social robots could help psychology, the military, and more.
Baby talk isn’t just cute—it’s critical for kids’ vocabularies
You know how your voice automatically jumps an octave when you're around a baby? There's a reason for that.
What scientists learned when they tried to raise a chimp with a human baby
Plus other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
This new AI tool from Google could change the way we search online
For over two decades, Google has been indexing the web. Now it’s attempting to understand nuances in human language so it can deliver better search experiences.
From Chicagoan to Phoenician, here’s what to call the residents of the biggest US cities
What did you call me?!
Like humans, naked mole-rats have regional accents
They speak the Queen’s English, so to speak.
Promising travel translation devices you can buy right now
A foreign language has never been more accessible.
Jackass penguins talk like people
Both species know when to keep it simple.
Hotel star ratings are useless. Here’s how to read reviews the right way.
Two stars to someone else might be four stars for you.