Quantum computers should soon be able to beat classical computers at certain basic tasks. But before they’re truly powerful, researchers have to overcome a number of fundamental roadblocks.
The Mars rover is driving along the Vera Rubin ridge, a slope rich in clay minerals that require water to form.
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The memo release, Olympics hacking, and more of the week's top security news.
The writer believes artists should be using their work to address environmental issues.
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Opinion: An MIT brain science professor argues that progress in deep learning research will come from the convergence of engineering and neuroscience.
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Yes, even you, with the 53 Twitter followers, could probably convince someone of your crypto clairvoyance.
The Devin Nunes memo that purports to show improper surveillance practices is out—and national security experts say it falls far short of the hype.
As cannabis use goes recreational in California, producers are facing a reckoning: They’ll either have to clean up their act, or get out of the legal market.
The video game-style secrets to self-driving cars, Waymo and Uber face off, and more car news from this week.
In an age when professional athletes are off-court performers as well, the NBA's Griffin soars above the rest of the league.
Shape memory alloys could make plane wings that flap, to reduce drag, or increase stability in supersonic flight.
Quantum computers hold great promise but aren't useful yet. Still, some companies are testing them for future applications in chemistry, banking and other fields.
The Netflix adaptation has its moments, but never manages to marry its plot with the bigger ideas lurking in its premise.
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WIRED’s new columnist Jason Pontin on the limits of modern artificial intelligence.
The NFL has to figure out how to deal with the effects of CTE in its players. Screening is one part of the answer—the other is prevention.
The Switch is already a huge hit. But how can Nintendo maintain its momentum?