Scientists appear to have broken a decades-long deadlock in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease after announcing trial results for the first drug that appears to slow the pace of mental decline. The
The audacious plan to build a train that travels 760 mph Maybe it was the Guns N’ Roses pumping from the speakers. Or maybe it was the spell of Dubai itself, a newly minted megalopolis whose explosion
A classic big data problem Your little genes are about to take up a lot more space. In the next 10 years, genomic data could generate anywhere between 2 and 40 exabytes per year—at a minimum, that’s more
Spoiler alert: they're as weird as electric sheep Google's servers drive the much of the world's data, and apparently, they dream as well, according to a Google blog post by two Google software engineers
In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent. That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference
If Kickstarter had a 24-hour funders club, Pebble and the Bolex Camera would be welcoming Pressy today. In under a day, the multifunction Android controller has more than doubled its $40,000 goal (raising
As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America’s apis mellifera population that one bad winter could leave
Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead.
Apple's marathon keynote session at yesterday's WWDC began with the following video. Graced by soothing piano music, a minimalist monochromatic palette, and a set of elegantly transitioning geometric the
Even as cybersecurity has become a buzzword when discussing national security, there are real questions about how to fit online warfare into a traditional military model. How do you explain a hacking to
Herman Miller reintroduces fiberglass-based Molded Plastic Chair, with more environmentally-friendly manufacturing processes One of the most iconic chairs in modern design is returning to its structural
A pair of food stylists imagine what the Bauhaus cuisine would have looked like. The Bauhaus was active for a scant 14 years–from 1919 to its closing in 1933–but its influence continues to haunt design.