SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
REROUTING NERVES DURING AMPUTATION MAY REDUCE PHANTOM LIMB PAIN
Soon amputees may not have to fear a haunting phantom limb.
EXPERTS: STOP ADDING CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICALS TO OUR MEATS
Just let us have our bacon!
ELON MUSK THINKS THE FIRST MARS SETTLER COULD BE AN AI
An AI settler could lay the groundwork for human colonists.
POLL: TWO THIRDS OF AMERICANS SUPPORT HUMAN GENE EDITING TO CURE DISEASE
But not for tinkering with intelligence or eye color.
THE REAL FAKE NEWS: TOP SCIENTIFIC RETRACTIONS OF 2018
From unintentional irony to flat-out fraud, it has been another banner year for scientific retractions. Here are five notable ones.
NEW MULTI-SENSORY MASK LETS YOU SMELL AND FEEL THE VIRTUAL WORLD
Feelreal plans to announce a Kickstarter campaign for its VR mask.
AUSTRALIAN AUTONOMOUS TRAIN IS THE “WORLD’S LARGEST ROBOT”
Here comes the choo-choo!
AN APP THAT DOES YOUR HOMEWORK FOR YOU IS NOW WORTH $3 BILLION
Yuanfudao just raised another $300 million in funding.
THE PENTAGON WANTS TO BUY THOUSANDS OF BATTLEFIELD ROBOTS
"My personal estimate is that robots will play a significant role in combat."
NETFLIX’S BANDERSNATCH TEASES THE FUTURE OF ENTERTAINMENT
The choose-your-own-adventure format is no longer just for kids.