Eureka!

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Would you lend your car to James Bond? 'No Time to Die' supervisor on 007's Aston Martin

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Westworld’s Lisa Joy is breaking the loop with Reminiscence

The sci-fi thriller, in theaters and on HBO Max, marks an extension of Joy’s creative partnership with Thandiwe Newton.

Human juice

Why scientists want to harvest your sweat while you sleep

Engineers from UCSD designed a new sweat-based wearable that can collect sweat while you sleep to create enough energy to power a small digital display.

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The future of sports is algorithms, not athletes

From fantasy leagues to biometrics, sports is becoming its own cyborg.

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'Quiet Place Part 2' VFX supervisor says the aliens' origins don't matter

VFX supervisor Scott Farrar, who retires from the industry with 'A Quiet Place Part II,' reveals how the newest film refines its unforgettable monsters.

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.

Mind and Body

Are people becoming smarter? How to interpret rising IQ scores

Signs show that modernity may be making us smarter on paper, but there's a lot of work to be done to actually show how true that might be.

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Engineers are on the brink of breaking a massive encryption barrier

The ultimate key is literally at your fingertips.

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'WandaVision' VFX team reveals exactly how Vision came back to life

VFX supervisors Tara DeMarco and Ryan Freer of MARZ reveal how 'WandaVision's most important effects came to life.

Meta

Watch Epic Games level the uncanny valley in incredible MetaHuman Creator video

Video games will never look the same.

Sleep science

Why sleep trackers could be negatively impacting your mental health — study

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Movie Magic

How the VFX studio behind WandaVision is changing sci-fi television

Ahead of its Marvel debut, MARZ reveals the tricks behind their special effects work on sci-fi hits like Umbrella Academy and Watchmen.

curve ball

With virtual reality, scientists reveal a fatal flaw in one of soccer's most trusted defensive moves

A new study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE uses virtual reality to show how the very logic behind one of soccer's key defense moves may work in the opposing team’s favor.

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7 smart apps to improve your sleep quality

Different apps use different tactics to lull you to sleep. But which one is best?