All Ars Technica stories
11 followers 87 件/週
Secrets of the Octopus takes us inside the world of these “aliens on Earth”

Enlarge / A Day octopus (Octopus cyanea) named Scarlet parachutes her web over a coral head while Dr. Alex Schnell observes. (credit: National Geographic/Disney/Craig Parry) With Earth Day fast approaching once again, it's time for another new documentary from National Geographic and Disney+:  Secrets of the Octopus. It's...

Sun Apr 21, 2024 22:02
The fungi in our guts can make cases of Covid worse

Enlarge / Computer illustration of Candida fungi. (credit: Kateryna Kon | Science Photo Library | Getty) Fungi are an indispensable part of your microbiome, keeping the body’s host of microorganisms healthy as part of a system of checks and balances. But when you’re hit by an infection, fungi can be thrown out of equilibrium...

Sun Apr 21, 2024 15:04
War never changes: A Fallout fan’s spoiler-laden review of the new TV series

Enlarge / The nukes went off in 2077 in Fallout's universe. The show tells us more about this event than we've learned from the games before. (credit: Amazon) It's been just over a week since the Fallout TV series premiered on Amazon Prime, and one thing's for sure: It's a huge hit. You can hardly open a social media app...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 17:13
Why are groups of university students modifying Cadillac Lyriq EVs?

Enlarge / For the previous EcoCar 3 competition, student teams turned Camaro sportscars into hybrids. For the EcoCar EV challenge, their job is to improve on the Cadillac Lyriq. (credit: EcoCar) Across the country, teams of students at 15 different universities are in the middle of a four-year project, dissecting an electric...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 15:14
The GMO tooth microbe that is supposed to prevent cavities

Enlarge (credit: zhangshuang via Getty) About seven years ago, Aaron Silverbook and his then-girlfriend, a biologist, were perusing old scientific literature online. “A romantic evening,” joked Silverbook. That night, he came across a study from 2000 that surprised him. Scientists had genetically engineered an oral bacterium...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 15:14
Daniel Dennett, philosophical giant who championed “naturalism,” dead at 82

Enlarge / Daniel Dennett, a leading philosopher with provocative takes on consciousness, free will, and AI, has died at 82. (credit: Alonso Nichols/Tufts University) World renowned philosopher Daniel Dennett, who championed controversial takes on consciousness and free will among other mind-bending subjects, died today...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 04:17


14 日間のトライアルをはじめましょう。クレジットカードは不要です。