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Loki is changing the MCU in one unexpected way

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Your brain on Covid-19: Molecular changes appear similar to Alzheimer’s disease

New research may explain why so many people with Covid-19 develop neurological conditions.

Life finds a way

To understand what aliens may look like, find a mirror: Cambridge biologist

stellar dilemma

A new study on red dwarf stars could resolve the paradox of alien life

Before we send out missions to red dwarf stars, we need to double check their ability to sustain life.

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The 5 EVs with the longest range (that aren’t made by Tesla)

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Sleeping is good and science has a new reason why

Plus: Should you brush your cat’s teeth?

Sperm Science

Is bigger always better? Scientists explain the evolution of sperm size

The tiny swimmers have a complex history.

lunar vacuum

NASA is trying to deal with its most annoying problem on the Moon

The lunar surface can get a little dusty.

Last Call

You need to watch the most overlooked superhero movie before it leaves HBO Max

The Mask of Zorro, released in 1998, arrived just before the superhero explosion. It also predicted it.

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Behold! 7 amazing photos from The Fast and the Furious 2001 premiere

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Loki is changing the MCU in one unexpected way

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Mind and Body

Here’s how much coffee it takes to get the biggest health benefits

Your morning coffee can do more than wake you up.

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You need to watch the best post-apocalyptic cult thriller on Netflix ASAP

This 2019 movie proves the most dangerous part of the apocalypse isn't the end of the world. It's other people.

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Game Theory

Final Fantasy Origin character names could reveal a shocking twist

Tetsuya Nomura hinted at a deeper meaning behind the names of Jack, Jed, and Ash.

Game Theory

EA's "established IP" revival needs to be this long-neglected franchise

Publisher Electronic Arts will reportedly revive an existing IP at EA Play Live in July.

Gaming

How E3 2022 can avoid becoming the Fyre Festival of video games

Let’s play.

E3 Preview

OlliOlli World is a Saturday morning cartoon version of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater

It highlights and enhances the best part of skateboarding games.

Preview

Dreamscaper puts a psychological twist on 2020's biggest video game genre

The dungeon crawler grows up.

Gaming

11 stunning images from the Breath of the Wild 2 E3 trailer

Gaming

10 gorgeous images of Trek to Yomi from E3 2021

Gaming

10 adorable images of Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope

Gaming

Signalis is a masterclass in terror without saying a word

This isn’t going to go the way you think.

OOOhhhh

Elden Ring trailer confirms 3 of the wildest leaks we've ever heard

It sure seems like almost every leak is accurate.

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'Battlefield 2042' dev answers our biggest question about that wild story change

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Dark Alliance is the perfect co-op dungeon-crawler for Xbox Game Pass

Start making plans with your party.

“It’s literally going to be balls out.”

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These robots want to read your mind while you work — you should let them

Don’t worry, they’re here to help.

Ultimate Electric Machine

BMW's new electric SUV is the eye-popping car of the future

keep it simple

Five lines of code could change the way we think about AI

It's easy(ish) to get AI to complete tasks if you have all the computing power in the world. But what can you get done if you're limited to five lines of code?

Crypto-savvy

Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash: Differences, benefits, and the future of each

Bitcoin Cash, created from a spinoff of the Bitcoin blockchain, has been making gains. Could Bcash unseat the world’s first and largest cryptocurrency, BTC?

strawberries & cream

Scientists design "quantum brain" to revolutionize computing

Physicists have designed a new approach to machine learning that uses a quantum brain instead of algorithms to embed intelligence.

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Would you trust a robot hairdresser? A researcher explains why you shouldn't

Trust is a fickle thing to earn, and robots aren’t quite there yet.

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EV charging just took a big step forward thanks to an unlikely retail chain

It will be one of the largest retailer-owned charging networks in the country. Here's how 7-Eleven (yes, the Slurpee chain) is helping to solve an EV problem.

reduce, reuse, recycle

This recycling robot may just change the world

This innovation could save tons of waste and money.

24 hour pharmacy

The military is funding a "living pharmacy" scientists can stick inside you

The device will use genetically engineered, light-sensitive cells to hack your body’s natural processes.

just keep swimming

Freeze-dried sperm: The future of space colonies is being tested on the ISS

Life on Mars may be freeze-dried.

Crypto-savvy

Altcoins: three alternatives to Bitcoin and Ethereum and why they deserve your attention

Bitcoin and Ether may be the most popular cryptocurrencies, but Cardano, Binance Coin, and Monero all serve important purposes, too.

no layovers

Hybrid gasoline-electric drone breaks a major aviation record

The Perimeter 8 uses a gasoline-electric powertrain instead of a battery to fly 20 times longer

shhhh!

5 science-backed secrets for better sleep

Cooling blankets, screen time, and more.

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Coronavirus

Your brain on Covid-19: Molecular changes appear similar to Alzheimer’s disease

New research may explain why so many people with Covid-19 develop neurological conditions.

Life finds a way

To understand what aliens may look like, find a mirror: Cambridge biologist

stellar dilemma

A new study on red dwarf stars could resolve the paradox of alien life

Before we send out missions to red dwarf stars, we need to double check their ability to sustain life.

Sperm Science

Is bigger always better? Scientists explain the evolution of sperm size

The tiny swimmers have a complex history.

lunar vacuum

NASA is trying to deal with its most annoying problem on the Moon

The lunar surface can get a little dusty.

Mind and Body

Here’s how much coffee it takes to get the biggest health benefits

Your morning coffee can do more than wake you up.

Deceptively difficult

Here’s how we learned to walk in space -- look

Spacewalks might seem effortless, but it took us decades to get our footing

Longevity hacks

Why scientists think this hack is crucial for lifelong learning

Want to learn a skill? Just wait a minute

Here, Kitty Kitty

Your cat might hate this one thing — but pet experts say you absolutely need to do it

Do *not* use human toothpaste.

Check, please

The scary real science behind Snow White’s poison apple

A strange fact is like something out of a fairy tale.

Doggos

Dogs and fireworks: 10 expert tips to help nervous pets calm down

Independence Day fireworks may be a source of joy for you, but your pup might not be in on the fun.

kaboom

The dinosaurs didn’t go out the way you think they did — study

Life finds a way.

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The 5 EVs with the longest range (that aren’t made by Tesla)

H2 oh

Land Rover is taking the future off-road with a hydrogen-powered Defender

And there were a bunch of other hydrogen announcements this week too.

not a beetle

Porsche 911 GT3: 5 ways Porsche put race car tech into a new street car

The 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 is almost a wolf in sheep's clothing — a race car transformed for the road. Here are a few of the ways racing tech came to the new track monster

Car Reviews

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is the people's electric car: Look

A weird but not-too weird EV.

truck stuff

2022 Ford Maverick price, range, specs, and how to buy the smallest pickup on the market

The Maverick is aimed at D.I.Y. city-dwellers.

Culture

This one weirdly simple traffic change could save lives

In 2004, UPS eliminated the left turn. Be like UPS.

don't breathe this

Scientists show how electric big rigs and buses will save thousands of lives

frunk it dude

Junk in the Frunk! The people demand front trunks

One of the coolest benefits of an electric car is that, because there's no engine, you get an entire storage space under the hood.

Innovation

Tesla: why Elon Musk is ‘probably right’ about bold electric vehicle claim

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced this week that a longer-distance iteration of the Tesla Model S is now canceled.

Wakka wakka

Nissan is using a video game trick to fix its terrible car alert sounds

Video game developers have mastered the art of using audio to get your attention.

little truck

Ford Maverick is the compact pickup you never knew you needed

This newest pint-sized truck is unlike anything else on the market.

Musk Reads

According to Elon Musk's Twitter, the Tesla Model S Plaid+ is no more

The Model S Plaid confounds; Falcon 9 soars; the SEC isn't done with Musk.