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Alphabet’s Isomorphic Labs to Use AI to Discover New Pharmaceutical Drugs

Photo: John Moore (Getty Images)Alphabet has spun off a new company called Isomorphic Labs which seeks to use artificial intelligence to discover new...

Ban Private Jets

Get in loser, we’re going to a private island.Photo: Fabrice Cofrini/AFP (Getty Images)Global leaders (well, most of them anyway) are convening in Glasgow...

1,000-Year-Old Gold Mask Found in Tomb Was Painted With Human Blood

A team of researchers recently investigated the paint coating a 1,000-year-old gold mask taken from an elite tomb of a community in...

Why Do So Many People Believe in Miracle Cures?

Illustration: Vicky Leta/GizmodoOf all the archetypal American figures that we’ve lost over the last century or so, none is missed more dearly (by...

The Race to Document Endangered Languages, Now That We Have the Technology

It was a balmy day in Taiwan in November 2019, and I was rummaging through the Family Mart adjoined to the Qishan Bus...

Confirmed: Vikings Reached the Americas Long Before Columbus

Reconstructed Viking-Age building next to the site of L’Anse aux Meadows. Image: Glenn Nagel PhotographyVikings were active at a Newfoundland settlement nearly 500...

How Joe Manchin and Republicans Could Destroy the World

Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Pool (Getty Images)The United Nations climate conference happening in Glasgow in less than two weeks will essentially chart a course for...

Deepfaking Genitalia Into Blurred Porn Leads to Man’s Arrest in Japan

Another intriguing and lucrative use case exploring the potential of deepfake technology: dicks, unblurred. On Monday, police in Japan arrested a man who...

The ABCs of Big Oil: How Big Oil Killed Our Political Imagination

Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Shutterstock, PixelSquid, Getty Images)On The ABCs of Big Oil, a new podcast miniseries produced in collaboration with Drilled, my...

Rising Temperatures Will Change Air Conditioning Use—But Not How You Expect

An Indian migrant daily wage worker sleeps next to an air cooler under a mosquito net on a steel box, used to store...
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