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Artificial photosynthesis can grow plants without light — and may solve a planetary dilemma

Plus: Robotic limbs can feel real.

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Beam-steering radio technology could help autonomous cars finally hit the road

This innovation could fundamentally change how we move around a city.

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Cities across the U.S. are unprepared for deadly heat

Plus: Intelligent robots take on the wok.

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How one company’s controversial cloning technique is changing Star Wars forever

Respeecher is the world’s leading company for “voice cloning.” But they still need human input.

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NASA loses 2 cyclone-tracking satellites after launch company Astra rocket fails

Plus: A sensor hopes to remove the stink from Boston’s transit elevators.

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Human settlements on the Moon will depend on answering two fundamental questions

“We need to get our brains wrapped around the potential damage we’re facing.”

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Scientists invent an edible solution to fake alcohol

Plus: A crucial component of sending humans to live at the Lunar Gateway is completed.

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Ketamine can treat depression — but teletherapy could make it accessible

Opinion: Psychedelic therapy via video calls could expand accessibility to emerging treatments for depression.

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Play it cool: This company is building a cryogenic gas station in space

Eta Space is trying to solve one of the biggest problems with space travel. It might just have a solution.

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How a genetically-engineered tomato could help solve a global health crisis

Plus: A massive driving headache could soon be a thing of the past.

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China and Russia are on track to set up a Moon base by 2036 — here’s the plan

The politics of Earth play out on the Moon, too.

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Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft takes another shot at the International Space Station

Plus: When it comes to vaccines, fat matters.

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These robots have one special skill that could make human chefs obsolete

Compliments to the automaton.

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SpaceX COO reiterates Elon Musk’s commitment to put humans on Mars by 2029

Plus: Telemedicine shows it can live up to the hype.

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9 years later, Elon Musk’s biggest pipe dream may finally come true

Nine years since he first had the idea, Musk may finally try to build a Hyperloop.

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This radical architecture style could make future cities good for your health

Plus: NASA wants your take on their Mars sample return plans.

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Science

NASA found the crash site of the rocket booster that hit the Moon in March

The crater could help identify the (probably Chinese) rocket.

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Artificial photosynthesis can grow plants without light — and may solve a planetary dilemma

Plus: Robotic limbs can feel real.

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Beam-steering radio technology could help autonomous cars finally hit the road

This innovation could fundamentally change how we move around a city.

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Cities across the U.S. are unprepared for deadly heat

Plus: Intelligent robots take on the wok.

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How one company’s controversial cloning technique is changing Star Wars forever

Respeecher is the world’s leading company for “voice cloning.” But they still need human input.

Innovation

Vulcan vs. Atlas V: What you need to know about the ULA's next mega-rocket

The Vulcan will replace the Atlas V — ending an unexpected geopolitical volleyball.

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NASA loses 2 cyclone-tracking satellites after launch company Astra rocket fails

Plus: A sensor hopes to remove the stink from Boston’s transit elevators.

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Human settlements on the Moon will depend on answering two fundamental questions

“We need to get our brains wrapped around the potential damage we’re facing.”

Get your ass to Mars

'For All Mankind' Season 3 changes the show in 3 huge ways — here's why

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Scientists invent an edible solution to fake alcohol

Plus: A crucial component of sending humans to live at the Lunar Gateway is completed.

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Ketamine can treat depression — but teletherapy could make it accessible

Opinion: Psychedelic therapy via video calls could expand accessibility to emerging treatments for depression.

Togetherness

15 years ago, 1,000 space experts sketched out humanity’s future on the Moon

The Global Exploration Strategy is a blueprint for understanding space policy today.

Space Time

10 years ago, SpaceX debuted its greatest innovation yet — and paved the way for an even bigger one

The private space industry would never be the same again.

Opinion

Electric vehicles are too expensive. Here are 6 ways to make them cheaper.

Our government has the power to lower EV prices with some simple and equitable changes.

Car Review

Range Rover is the rich person’s ride for 1 simple reason

It’s always been comfortable, luxurious, and effortlessly capable. Now it does all of that even better.

Car Review

Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 2022 review: Price, specs, interior, and one glorious feature

Step 1: Look Good Step 2: Sound Good Step 3: Profit!