- Superintelligent, amoral, and out of control: AI is no longer playing games. Are we prepared?
- New ‘theory of everything’ unites quantum mechanics with relativity… and much more.
- Does science need ‘ouroboros’ dream breakthroughs?
- Should there be a religion based on Dune?
- Related: Magic mushrooms were the inspiration for Frank Herbert’s science fiction epic Dune.
- China reveals name of Mars mission, which will take place in ‘coming months’.
- ‘Insect apocalypse’ not so clear cut.
- When bubonic plague first struck America, officials tried to cover it up.
- Five strange wonders of the natural world.
- Was the Loch Ness Monster inspired by earthquakes?
- Pirates once swashbuckled across the ancient Mediterranean.
- Examining heart extractions in ancient Mesoamerica.
- 5G, coronavirus, and contagious superstition.
- On Covid-19, a respected science watchdog raises eyebrows.
- Researchers have developed a brain-computer interface that can restore both movement and a sense of touch to paralyzed limbs with 90 percent accuracy
- Image of the Day: Scientists just released the most complete geological Moon map yet, and it’s glorious.
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Quote of the Day:
We live on an island of knowledge surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.