The sand that (almost) killed millions

The sand that (almost) killed millions

On the cover of the February 1951 issue of Popular Science, a headline read, “Can ‘Death Sand’ Win Battles?” Author Alden F. Armagnac wrote about the potential for the US military and its allies to…

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How to clone your voice on your iPhone or Mac

How to clone your voice on your iPhone or Mac

One feature you may not have come across on your iPhone or Mac is Personal Voice—it was only introduced in iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma. It essentially creates a clone of your voice, which you…




Bug brains could help drone swarms find their way home

Bug brains could help drone swarms find their way home

For years, science fiction authors and real-world robotics research alike have dreamed of a future where dozens, or even hundreds of tiny, bug-sized drones work in tandem to autonomously survey vast areas. But there’s a…