Airbus Truck Fitted with Airplane Controls to Test Self-taxiing

VOA Learning English • voa
May 29, 2024 ~6 min

Sun’s Magnetic Field Forms Close to Surface

VOA Learning English • voa
May 29, 2024 ~4 min


Thousands of messages shed light on texting scams

Researchers collected a huge amount of data on text message phishing attacks to clarify the scope and nature of the operations.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
May 29, 2024 ~8 min

What’s the science behind potholes?

What causes potholes? An expert explains how they form, the effect of weather, and the best way to fix them.

Eric Stann-Missouri • futurity
May 29, 2024 ~3 min

Gene discovery could lead to resilient ‘pixie’ corn

Research offers corn breeders a new tool to develop desirable dwarf varieties that could boost the crop’s resilience and profitability.

Dave Roepke-Iowa State • futurity
May 29, 2024 ~5 min

Modular, scalable hardware architecture for a quantum computer

A new quantum-system-on-chip enables the efficient control of a large array of qubits, moving toward practical quantum computing.

Adam Zewe | MIT News • mit
May 29, 2024 ~9 min

How your brain knows if a sound is music or speech

Music and speech are among the most frequent types of sounds we hear. But how do we identify what we think are differences between the two?

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
May 29, 2024 ~6 min

Looking for a specific action in a video? This AI-based method can find it for you

A new approach could streamline virtual training processes or aid clinicians in reviewing diagnostic videos.

Adam Zewe | MIT News • mit
May 29, 2024 ~7 min


Controlled diffusion model can change material properties in images

“Alchemist” system adjusts the material attributes of specific objects within images to potentially modify video game models to fit different environments, fine-tune VFX, and diversify robotic training.

Alex Shipps | MIT CSAIL • mit
May 28, 2024 ~8 min

There’s a genetic link between bird and human vocal organs

New research finds that the syrinx, the vocal organ of birds, and larynx share the same developmental programming.

UT Austin • futurity
May 28, 2024 ~10 min

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