SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
TECH EXPERT WARNS THAT AI COULD BECOME "A FASCIST'S DREAM"
Are the goals of AI and the fascist movement are similar?
1.6 BILLION-YEAR-OLD SPECIMENS MAY BE OLDEST PLANT-LIKE FOSSILS
Scientists have discovered what may be the world’s oldest plant-like fossils, found in sedimentary rocks in central India.
NASA HAS RELEASED NEW IMAGES OF TRAPPIST-1'S EARTH-SIZED PLANETS
Three months’ worth of snapshots are now available for your viewing pleasure.
BOATY MCBOATFACE FTW! INTERNET-NAMED SUB FINALLY GETS A MISSION
Last year, when the Natural Environment Research Council launched an online poll to name the organization's new research vessel, the internet responded with "Boaty McBoatface." Now, Boaty is set to begin its first Antarctic mission.
Boaty is not the U.K.
ANOTHER TERRIFYING IMAGINING OF ALIENS IS ARRIVING IN MAY
Prior to a screening of 1979's "Alien" at South By Southwest, film fans were given an inside look at clips from the next film in the franchise, "Alien: Covenant," out May 19. While depictions of aliens in films range from benign to aggressive, we need to be extremely cautious if we ever have the opportunity to actually make contact.
CRISPR IS RAPIDLY USHERING IN A NEW ERA IN SCIENCE
From reviving extinct species to treating fatal diseases, is there anything CRISPR can’t do?
CAPE COD'S GREAT WHITE SHARK POPULATION MAY BE GROWING
New shark-survey numbers could indicate a healthy population of great white sharks on the Atlantic Seaboard.
IT'S OFFICIAL: NASA IS HEADING TO OUR SOLAR SYSTEM'S OCEAN WORLDS
We know what planets have the biosignatures that could mean life, we just have to get to them.
IT TAKES A VILLAGE: SPIDER PARENTS GAIN SUPPORT FROM COLONIES
Cobweb spiders go against the arachnid norm when it comes to helping parents raise their young, researchers have found.
PHYSICISTS SUGGEST THAT RECENTLY FOUND COSMIC RADIO BURSTS ARE EVIDENCE OF ALIEN LIFE
When the possible doesn't make sense, maybe it's time to envision the impossible.