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Fake grass, real injuries? Dissecting the NFL’s artificial turf debate

EnlargeiStock/Getty Images Super Bowl LVIII will be played on a natural grass field in an indoor stadium in Las Vegas on February...

Researchers argue back and forth about whether we’ve spotted an exomoon

EnlargeNASA In 2017, the astronomy world was abuzz at the announcement that exoplanet Kepler-1625b potentially had its own moon—an exomoon. This was...

Here’s how an off-road racing series will make its own hydrogen fuel

Enlarge / Extreme E travels to remote locations by boat and brings its own energy infrastructure with it. Currently, it makes its own hydrogen...

If AI is making the Turing test obsolete, what might be better?

Enlargemevans If a machine or an AI program matches or surpasses human intelligence, does that mean it can simulate humans perfectly? If...

Porsche summons old-school cool with the 2024 911 Sport Classic

Enlarge / We never get tired of seeing the different ways Porsche finds to tweak the venerable 911. It's outdone itself with the Sport...

Mummified baboons point to the direction of the fabled land of Punt

Enlarge / Drawing of a trade expedition to Punt during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut. Note the presence of baboons on board the lower...

Driving the Volvo EX30, a $36K EV that prioritizes sustainability

Enlarge / There are growing calls for smaller, cheaper electric vehicles and at least Volvo has been listening.Volvo Volvo’s near-term plan is...

Kia EV5 revealed, but US future is uncertain for this electric crossover

Enlarge / There's a very distinct family resemblance between the EV9 and the EV5 (pictured).Kia Following the launch of the new EV9,...

Kia EV3, EV4 concepts look like the future, will soon be a reality

Enlarge / Around the world people are asking for smaller electric vehicles. Someone at Kia has been listening and designed this car, the EV3.Kia...

This EV restomod highlights the joys and flaws of the classic MGB

Enlarge / Mass-produced in the 1960s with a not-very special engine, the MGB is a rather good candidate for an electric conversion.Frontline Developments ...

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