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Nuclear-fusion lab achieves ‘ignition’: what does it mean?
Researchers at the US National Ignition Facility created a reaction that made more energy than they put in.
Lensa, the AI portrait app, has soared in popularity. But many artists question the ethics of AI art.
The company said that AI-generated images “can’t be described as exact replicas of any particular artwork.”
World’s heaviest flying bird uses plants to self-medicate, scientists say
Great bustards eat corn poppies for their medicinal properties.
Scientists created a glowing black hole in the lab to test a Stephen Hawking theory
Their experiment could help to create a unified theory of quantum gravity.
Paralyzed Man Silently Spells Out Sentences Using New Brain-Computer Interface
Using silent speech to control communication devices could be hugely beneficial for patients with paralysis.
Bizarre aye-aye primates take nose picking to the extreme
The animals’ extra-long middle fingers probably reach all the way to the back of the throat
FDA says this lab-grown chicken is safe for human consumption
For the first time, a safety clearance was given to a startup's cell-cultured meat.
'Cold hearts': New Airbus aircraft to be powered by hydrogen stored at -253°C
The airplane manufacturer is developing cryogenic hydrogen storage tanks.
Mystery parasites on zombie ant fungus identified by scientists
A fuzzy white fungus grows on top of the parasitic fungus that attacks and turns ants into "zombies."
Why do aircraft leave contrails in the sky?
These wispy man-made clouds have fascinated humans for a century, but what actually are they?
Everything You Need to Know About Near Field Communication
NFC is likely to pop up in your next smartphone (or maybe the one after that), and you'll use it for much more than just mobile payments
What exactly is a digital dollar, and how would it work?
Governments globally are thinking about digitizing their currencies. Here’s what that means—and how it could impact you.
A House bill could create an experiment on digital US cash
The introduction of the ECASH Act, along with a recent executive order, shows how the US government is thinking about the future of money.
Mosquitoes prefer dozing over dining when they are sleep-deprived
Sleepy skeeters lagged behind well-rested ones when offered a researcher’s leg to feed on