Robots Are Learning to Fake Empathy
Military-funded research has developed artificial intelligence that can read and respond to human emotion.
Meet the Engineer Who Built James Cameron's Mariana Trench Submarine
Ron Allum has made a career developing submarines and exploring the deep ocean. It sounds like a pretty good gig.
The Aspirational Science of Predictive Dreaming
Some scientists say psychic dreams are real. Explaining how they happen is another issue altogether.
All in Your Head
When People Kill in Their Sleep
Some bad dreams can turn deadly.
Loose Tweets Destroy Fleets
There’s a new front to the information war and it’s being fought by finger tips.
A Tour of Ukraine's 'Mad Max' Tank Factory
In the outskirts of Kyiv, a small team of engineers and one “crazy professor” are making the ultimate tank from scrap metal and old tractor parts.
Hell or Salt Water
Hell on High Seas
A record number of migrants are placing their lives in the hands of volatile people smugglers and violent seas in search of safe harbor. How did it get so dire?
Answers to the Malaysian Airline Mystery Still Lie on the Ocean Floor
Newly found wreckage, the first breakthrough in the search for MH370, might not be such a breakthrough after all.
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Politicians Reject Science Because Voters Do
But he's got a plan to solve the problem.
Terence Winter Brings Back Booze, Adds Sex, Drugs and Creates Rock and Roll
As "Boardwalk Empire" comes to an end, creator Terence Winter gets ready to rock out with Mick Jagger.