Artificial Intelligence Isn’t a Threat—Yet

“The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” -Stephen Hawking

The Driverless Car Is Now, Officially, Is a Threat

Self-driving cars have crossed an important milestone on the road to reality: The securities filing.

Nasdaq Parties Likes It’s 2000, but More Sedately

The Nasdaq Composite Index broke through 5000, returning to a level it hadn’t seen in nearly 15 years and moving within range of a record for the first time since the Internet stock bubble.

Two Heads Are Better Than One

In the early 1960s, Michael S. Gazzaniga, then a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology, was one of a team of researchers who opened the minds of fellow scientists to a new view of how the brain functions.

Science Can Tell You the Color of the Dress

A raging debate has divided families, friends and work colleagues: What is the color of this dress?

Under Armour Turns Ambitions to Electronic Apparel, Monitoring Apps

Under Armour Inc. has some out-there ideas for your clothes.

HIV Drugs Shown to Be Effective in Trials

SEATTLE—Findings from several clinical trials show how well drugs meant to treat the AIDS virus can protect people from becoming infected. But the trials also show that finding prevention methods that people will use is just as important as the medications themselves, researchers said Tuesday.

Researchers Study Awe and Find It Is Good for Relationships

Polett Villalta says her first deep scuba dive was one of the best experiences of her life. As she descended to 110 feet, a sunken ship slowly became visible in the green-grey water. A turtle swam by.

When Black Americans Lost Their Moses

An African-American woman, weeping by the White House gate after Abraham Lincoln’s death, cried: ‘We have lost our Moses.’

This Computer Keyboard Knows Who You Are

Researchers have developed a keyboard that identifies the typing patterns of computer users—and maybe can charge their smartphones, too


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