He had some harsh words regarding our current climate of disregarding experts.
The CEO and lead designer of SpaceX commented immediately following the historic first launch and landing of a Falcon 9 first stage that has previously flown.
Facebook said Palmer Luckey, the co-founder of Oculus VR who had been sidelined for several months after a series of scandals, is leaving the company.
BlackRock is revamping its actively managed equities unit, cutting jobs, dropping fees and relying more on robots to pick stocks.
Can billions of dollars’ worth of high-tech research succeed in making death optional?
Astronomers have uncovered a supermassive black hole that has been propelled out of the center of a distant galaxy by what could be the awesome power of gravitational waves.
IBM’s Watson is already at work developing novel polymers.
A drug derived from an Easter Island bacterium extends the life of lab animals. People could be next.
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is backing a brain-computer interface venture called Neuralink, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company, which is still in the earliest stages of existence…
Elon Musk has launched a company called Neuralink through which computers could merge with human brains, the Wall Street Journal reported.
In his latest book, Adam Piore explores how bioengineers are harnessing the latest technologies to unlock untapped abilities in the human body and mind, like translating neural brain patterns of thoughts into written words
What happens when diagnosis is automated?
âSheefsâ will test the limits of current regulations, experts say, as embryolike structures are created directly from stem cells.
Tuberculosis is exquisitely adapted to the human body. Researchers need a new game plan for beating it.
Computers have no emotional entanglements of their own, so they can focus entirely on the task of perceiving emotions in human subjects.
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Researchers have discovered a mechanism used by a unicellular organism that turns so-called junk DNA into meaningful genetic material that gets transcribed
Movie studios and record companies should take note.
Six weeks of training turned average people into memory masters, a skill reflected in their brains.
Stefano Baldassi is a man on a mission – to build the world’s first truly human computing machine. And with a handpicked team of neuroscientists and technologists, he is laying the foundation for what will undoubtedly become one of the most transformative cultural innovations of the 21st century. Stefano is
Frenchman wins prestigious prize for theory that links maths, information technology and computer science
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have demonstrated efficient solar energy storage in a chemical liquid. The stored energy can…
Drugs made from RNA may be the next great class of medicine.
Modern artificial intelligence is built to mimic nature-the field’s main pursuit is replicating in a computer the same decision-making prowess that humankind creates biologically. For the better part of three decades, most of AI’s brain-inspired development has surrounded “neural networks,” a term borrowed from neurobiology that describes machine thought as the movement of data through…
International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger Project, the cross-industry group led by the Linux Foundation.
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Remember that study from psychology class where participants were willing to shock people with excessively high voltage, just because a researcher told them to? Well, a new paper published March 14 just announced that the famous Milgram Experiment has been replicated in Poland over 50 years since its inception in the US. It’s been replicated…
There are good reasons why work is organized around closed, self-contained organizations called “companies” and “corporations”. Nobel prize-winning econo…
The science of Mass Effect: Alcubierre drives, FTL travel, mass effect fields, torpor habitats, the Fermi Paradox and more
With the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda just days away, we take a look at the amazing science behind the game