EV Makers Think They’ve Figured Out What Women Want

In countries like Norway, EVs are expensive, and that means families often have the budget for just one car, says Sovacool, whose research shows that men use cars more than…

Your Final Resting Place Could Be a Coffin Made of Mushrooms

If we can use mycelium composites to build structures that change how we live on this planet, Hendrikx began to think we could also change how we leave it. Traditional…

How governments seize millions in stolen cryptocurrency

After meeting probable-cause and burden-of-proof requirements, law enforcement can obtain seizure warrants for any illicit funds that eventually land on compliant exchanges—and many funds eventually do. Law enforcement will then…

The High-Stakes Race to Engineer New Psychedelic Drugs

“This is my life,” Wallach says. “There is nothing else I’d rather be doing. If I was given a billion dollars, today, the first thing I would do is build…

We’re starting to understand the mysterious surge of hepatitis in children

These cases are severe—around 5% of the children infected worldwide have needed liver transplants, and 22 have died. And the cause of the outbreak has been something of a mystery.…

The Chip Shortage Is Easing—But Only For Some

But the turnaround is far from uniform. Everstream’s data shows that lead times for some advanced chips needed for medical devices, telecommunications, and cybersecurity systems is around 52 weeks, compared…

The semiconductor bill is uniting political rivals

The news: Last month, Stanford’s Sewer Coronavirus Alert Network, or SCAN, added monkeypox to the suite of viruses it checks wastewater for daily. Since then, the virus has been detected…

A New Time-Travel App, Reviewed

“Car après la mort le Temps se retire du corps…” —Proust We all know by now that the time-reversal invariance governing statistical mechanics at the microlevel maps by a simple…

How Do You Know a Cargo Ship Is Polluting? It Makes Clouds

If you have a habit of perusing satellite imagery of the world’s oceans—and who doesn’t, really?—you might get lucky and spot long, thin clouds, like white slashes across the sea.…

HP Dev One Linux Laptop Review: The Best for Linux

HP’s latest Linux laptop sees the computer maker collaborating with erstwhile competitor (or at least, fellow Linux laptop maker) System76. It seems like an odd combo, given that System76 makes…