A pioneering center aimed at preserving and recreating people’s voices using artificial intelligence (AI) has opened in the US, with researchers hoping it will change the lives of people who face losing their ability to speak.
AI project to preserve people's voices in effort to tackle speech loss
There is no doubt that climate change is a very serious (and worsening) problem. According to a recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), even if all the industrialized nations of the world became carbon neutral overnight, the problem would continue to get worse.
New 'artificial leaf' uses sunlight to turn carbon dioxide into fuel
Under the blistering Kalahari sun, a British-made machine that looks like a mashup between a grand prix car, a fighter plane and a spaceship has broken the 500mph (804.7km/h) mark as it bids to break the land-speed record.
Bloodhound LSR car hits 500mph in bid for land-speed record
Mercury is putting on a rare celestial show next week, parading across the Sun in view of most of the world.
Mercury putting on rare show Monday, parading across the Sun
It appears that a whole population of miniature black holes might be lurking in the cosmos, waiting to reveal their secrets.
Tiny black hole could be first of a new type
NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” at its lesser-known aeronautics lab in the California Desert.
NASA unveils its first electric airplane; a work in progress
Mexican archaeologists said they have made the first ever discovery of pits built around 15,000 years ago to trap mammoths.
Mexican mammoth trap provides first evidence of prehistoric hunting pits
For the first time in more than 40 years, NASA scientists have opened up a sample of Moon matter collected during the Apollo missions.
NASA opens Moon dirt sample untouched since 70’s
Filling your house with potted plants might make you happier and more productive, but it's not going to make the air you breathe any cleaner. That is, unless you had a ludicrous number of indoor plants: Somewhere between 10 and 1,000 for every square meter of your living space, the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology reported.
Massive review confirms house plants not 'purifying' air in your home
A probe launched by NASA four days after Elvis died has delivered a treasure trove of data from beyond the “solar bubble” that envelops Earth and our neighboring planets, scientists reported Monday.
42 years on, Voyager 2 charts interstellar space through data from beyond solar bubble

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