Dr. Fei-Fei Li of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI discusses the promise and peril of the ground-breaking technology. Plus, research tracking adults over 50 shows that social activity, intimacy, and personal connections are key to good health as we age. And, new analysis of remains and burial items suggests women and men did both parts of hunting and gathering in the Paleolithic era.
USC’s Moh El-Naggar says engineers hope to harness bacterial energy using fuel cells.
Scientists piece together how a 14-legged Cambrian worm is related to modern animals.
New, more accurate radiocarbon dating suggests the two cultures co-existed in Europe for nearly 5,000 years.
Microbes have made a home in a lake trapped beneath an 800-meter-thick ice sheet in Antarctica.
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