Researchers at MIT have used AI to improve the flavor of basil. It’s part of a trend that is seeing artificial intelligence revolutionize farming.
The $10,000 competition will test AI with challenges that were originally designed to test animal cognition—to see how close we are to machines that have common sense.
A team that includes philosophers, engineers, and policy experts will determine how ethical Google’s AI projects are—but some have already criticized its makeup.
The plan is going to be tricky to pull off, both technically and politically, but the Kremlin has set its sights on self-sufficiency.
Early results from the Japanese Hayabusa2 mission are not just giving us insights into space rocks—they can tell us about our own planet’s history, too.
From sodium-cooled fission to advanced fusion, a fresh generation of projects hopes to rekindle trust in nuclear energy.
Making complex heart tests available at the push of a button has far-reaching consequences.
Klaus Lackner’s once wacky idea increasingly looks like an essential part of solving climate change.
We sat down to talk about breakthrough technologies, China, and reasons to be cheerful with this issue’s guest editor.
We asked Gates to choose this year’s list of inventions that will change the world for the better.
Creativity is, and always will be, a human endeavor.
Women’s health care is often treated as all about reproduction. Some “femtech” startups are exploring the innovations that get overlooked as a result.