Science & Tech
More than 140,000 Earth orbits and a quarter century on, the ISS is still a place of peaceful collaboration for science. Here's what you need to know.
Nepali lawmakers said internet providers had already begun blocking access to TikTok. It follows a similar move by India in 2020 to ban the Chinese social media app.
TikTok is facing criticism after a damning Amnesty International report accused it of pushing children and young people towards harmful mental health-related content. Our Science and Tech editor Julia Sieger tells us more.
Elon Musk's generative AI venture, xAI, has launched Grok, its rival to ChatGPT. The billionaire is hoping to capitalise on the artificial intelligence revolution. While the private sector races to profit from AI innovation, governments are scrambling to keep up, vowing to protect humanity from potential catastrophe. So what might AI regulation look like? We discuss the issue with French tech entrepreneur Denis Jacquet, founder and CEO of Top Cream.
Global leaders and AI developers have been meeting in the UK at the world's first global summit on AI safety to assess the risks and opportunities presented by artificial intelligence, and also to discuss regulation of the emerging technology.
Genetic modification has never been easier. The CRISPR genetic scissors enable targeted intervention that transforms animals and plants according to our needs. It also works in humans. The hope is that many diseases can now be eradicated.
After analyzing billions of words, the dictionary publisher has chosen the abbreviation of artificial intelligence as the word of the year.
Predictive policing is a proactive strategy that uses data analysis, statistical modeling, and AI algorithms to forecast when and where crimes are likely to occur.
Solving space junk problem may require lasers and space tugs, NASA says. "Some remediation approaches may achieve net benefits in under a decade." A new NASA report finds the space debris problem could be greatly reduced in as little as 10 years, with a little help from lasers or space tugs.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak hosts world leaders and tech executives at Bletchley Park to discuss the future of the AI industry. Also in this edition: office-sharing firm WeWork is reportedly close to filing for bankruptcy, and Greek olive oil producers face rising thefts as prices skyrocket.
Maddens is one of the hundreds of social media users who are accusing the world's largest social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, X, YouTube and TikTok – of censoring accounts or actively reducing the reach of pro-Palestine content, a practice known as shadowbanning.
As the Israel-Hammas war rages, Meta has profusely apologised for adding ‘terrorist’ to some Palestinian Instagram accounts and blamed an auto-translation glitch for the apparent gaffe.