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Scientists Find Evidence of Dank Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site
Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.
How Scared Should I Be?
How Scared Should I Be of the Singularity?
Maybe extermination by an army of self-aware machines isn't in humanity's future, but that doesn't mean we should be complacent.
Nuclear Fusion Hit a Massive Milestone in Germany
A brand-new reactor, an experimental stellarator design called Wendelstein 7-X, was successfully booted up to an extent where it created hydrogen plasma.
The Most Massive Stellarator Ever Built Could Change the Face of Nuclear Fusion
Explaining nuclear reactors with pastries.
Femtosecond Lasers Uncover the Deep Weirdness of Plain Old Water
Researchers image the fleeting molecular structures that help make water crucial for life.
'Oblivion' Is the Software That Could Automate the 'Right to Be Forgotten'
Can machines help enforce online privacy?
Algorithms Are Getting Better at Matching Your Different Social Media Profiles
But they're still pretty lousy at it.