A computer program, Dr. Fill, beat the human competition in the 2021 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in just 49 seconds.
Crop scientists are tackling fertilizer runoff with woodchips, bacteria, and a trench.
Yesterday, India reported nearly 380,000 new COVID-19 cases in just one day. And the number of deaths has reached nearly 4,000.
In a new illustrated guide, futurist Rose Eveleth dives into the slippery nature of predicting what might come next.
Plus, how your weather forecast will change next month.
This algorithm can watch a silent piano performance and then turn it into expressive, human-sounding music.
Results of experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN have scientists questioning one of physics’ most important models.
Semiconductors are in high demand, disrupting global supply chains, and more from this week’s science news.