сен 5, 2018
Instagram's co-founders exit social network
Kevin Systrom, Instagram's chief executive, and Mike Krieger, its chief technology officer, have resigned and plan to leave in the coming weeks. In a statement, Systrom said he and Krieger are "grateful" for their time at Instagram...
сен 3, 2018
Tractor-trailers without a human at the wheel will soon barrel onto highways near you. What will this mean for the nation's 1.7 million truck drivers?
авг 29, 2018
The Cell Atlas
In 1665, Robert Hooke peered down his microscope at a piece of cork and discovered little boxes that reminded him of rooms in a monastery. Being the first scientist to describe cells, Hooke would be amazed by biology's next mega-project:...
авг 27, 2018
Dueling Neural Networks
Artificial intelligence is getting very good at identifying things: show it a million pictures, and it can tell you with uncanny accuracy which ones depict a pedestrian crossing a street.
авг 24, 2018
Materials' Quantum Leap
The prospect of powerful new quantum computers comes with a puzzle. They'll be capable of feats of computation inconceivable with today's machines, but we haven't yet figured out what we might do with those powers.
авг 22, 2018
One day, babies will get DNA report cards at birth. These reports will offer predictions about their chances of suffering a heart attack or cancer, of getting hooked on tobacco, and of being smarter than average.
авг 20, 2018
Perfect Online Privacy
True internet privacy could finally become possible thanks to a new tool that can. For instance, let you prove you're over 18, without revealing your date of birth, or prove you have enough money in the...
авг 17, 2018
Zero-Carbon Natural Gas
The world is probably stuck with natural gas as one of our primary sources of electricity for the foreseeable future. Cheap and readily available, it now accounts for more than 30 percent of US electricity and 22 percent of...