For years, Hany Farid has been warning Congress, the media, anyone who would listen, that we as a society are losing the battle against disinformation online. With the recent rise of sophisticated,...
Right now, writing the software for quantum computers and circuits requires a vast and extensive understanding of the underlying science. But that could change as something resembling a sort of...
Researchers claim they have created a bionic eye that holds the potential to surpass the sensitivity of the human eye. Their bionic eye, as detailed in the paper published in the journal Nature...
In collaboration with US drone manufacturer Draganfly, the police department in Westport, Connecticut is testing “pandemic drones” that can monitor if people are adhering to social distancing rules...
As the coronavirus pandemic pushes the American healthcare system to the absolute brink, following stay-at-home guidelines is an absolutely crucial part of buying doctors and nurses as much time to...
In a small dark experiment room, Bill, a wheel-chair bound tetraplegic, stares intently at a simulated arm on a computer screen.  Two tentacle-like cables protrude from his skull and hook into a...
Bernardeta Gómez has been blind for 16 years. But using a bionic eye developed by Spanish neuroengineer Eduardo Fernandez, she was able to see again — without using her biological eyes at all. The...
Elon Musk revealed over the weekend on Twitter that secretive brain-computer interface startup Neuralink is working on an “awesome” new version of the company’s recently announced prototype. In...
Let’s say we find our way, as a global society, to a brighter future — one where we’ve managed to cut back and maybe even eliminate greenhouse gas emissions enough to stave off the most destructive...
Putting aside our personal feelings on the nature of war and what it is or isn’t good for, 2019 boasted some of the most mind-bending military tech we’ve ever seen. From an invisibility cloak to a...