Meaningful pictures are assembled from meaningless noise.
Synthetic biology has the power to cure and kill. Have we learned from our past mistakes?
We asked 11 experts about the future of progress for humanity.
The Metaverse could be the most dangerous tool of persuasion humanity has ever created.
Who should be compensated?
We will become billions of people who share a single vast intellect.
Heart muscle is shaped like a spiral, a mystery that has eluded scientists since 1669. New research has recreated the structure.
As technology advances, the use of laser weapons in space becomes more likely.
Uploading your mind is not a pathway to immortality. Instead, it will create a possibly hostile digital doppelgänger.
For decades people have arranged to freeze their bodies after death, dreaming of resurrection by advanced future medicine. Many met a fate far grislier than death.
This is a great improvement over the typical brew time of 12 to 18 hours.
The emergence of life in the universe is as certain as the emergence of matter, gravity, and the stars. Life is the universe developing a memory, and our chemical detection system could find it.
Proponents of transhumanism make big promises, such as a future in which we upload our minds into a supercomputer. But there is a fatal flaw in this argument: reductionism.
Quantum communication offers a surer path to sending an interstellar message, as well as receiving one. But can we do it?
From Amazon to the US Army, everybody wants one (or 150).
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
Aptera expects to begin delivering its solar-powered car later in 2022.
For the very first time, an AR contact lens was worn on the eye of a human subject. And it has about 30 times the pixel density of an iPhone.
Anxieties about being identified will be superseded by fears of being analyzed.
The airships have a range of 4,000 nautical miles, can fly for five days, and can cruise as high as 20,000 feet at 80 mph. They take to the skies over Spain in 2026.
An out-of-this-world idea could help reduce some of the risk of solar geoengineering.
Photosynthesis is powerful but very inefficient. Humans can improve on this biochemical process to help the planet.
Experts believe they could cut the time it takes a rocket to reach Mars by up to 25%, shaving about two months off the trip.
Humans are already so integrated with technology that the dream of transhumanism is a reality. Can we handle what comes next?
One home was printed in 28 hours. Now, Alquist 3D is building 200 more.
Wearable technology can help increase lifespan by changing what we know about our dietary needs and creating new ways to exercise.