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The Future of Silk

This strong, all-natural material was used to make the first bulletproof vest more than a century ago—but scientists have barely begun to tap its potential

September 30, 2019 — Aarathi Prasad

Don’t Fear the Terminator

Artificial intelligence never needed to evolve, so it didn’t develop the survival instinct that leads to the impulse to dominate others

September 26, 2019 — Anthony Zador and Yann LeCun

Titanic: The Reboot

New research on what really caused the great ship to sink is informing the design of a new version

August 30, 2019 — Caitlin Gainey

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