Monsanto bets on AI to protect crops against disease
Deep learning could quickly find defenses against viruses and pests.
IBM's computing power will tackle the world's biggest problems
The company’s Science for Social Good program will use AI, cloud and deep science to solve global challenges.
Wireless pacemakers could make life easier for heart patients
This new battery-free iteration of the device could save even more lives.
Mars rover's home crater was a potential hotbed for life
Curiosity's landing site was a warm lake for 700 million years.
Scientists now know how your brain differentiates faces
And it only needs 200 neurons to do so.
Silicon-laced diamonds could lead to practical quantum computers
A little bit of silicon turns diamond defects into better quantum bits.
NASA’s Juno mission discovers Jupiter is really weird
Like really freaking weird.
Sensor-embedded plastic wrap makes brain surgery safer
Doctors would know exactly where to operate.
Sorry, you can't plant enough trees to offset fossil fuels
A study suggests that you still need to cut CO2 output.