The Kemper project is billions of dollars over budget, and shows no signs of generating power without emitting carbon dioxide.
Digitization promises lower annual emissions but could increase them over plants’ lifetimes.
Perovskite crystals could be engineered to far outperform silicon.
Scientists control the bionic fish with light.
Oculus researchers say their haptic project makes it possible to feel the direction of a virtual bouncing ball and other imaginary objects.
If it works, mRNA therapy could provide a simple way to create customized cancer vaccines.
A tragic accident raises questions about the reliability and the public perception of automated driving.
A death behind the wheel with Tesla’s Autopilot on raises the question of how safe automated cars must be.
AI systems are modeled after human biology, but their vision systems still work quite differently.
This week’s most interesting and thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.