Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.
The Russell Museum chronicles decades of medical care
Brooklyn neighbors will soon be able to trade power directly — and there’s more to come
New online tools aim to save endangered animals, but experts say there are no easy shortcuts
Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means
Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?
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3-D printed parts are in planes right now, but manufacturers are proceeding carefully out of safety concerns
A woman astronomer’s 20-year quest to find 100 Earth-like planets is within reach
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The startup SolveBio wants to be a one-stop shop for scientists trying to cope with data overload
Researchers are using biological glow sticks and finely-tuned cameras to look deeper within cells.
We know it’s out there, but experts don’t know what makes up the invisible dark matter that accounts for most of our universe.
A new technology could make it easier for researchers to fight a host of diseases
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