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In a vast odyssey across the solar system, the mission will study asteroids known as Trojans that may contain secrets of how the planets ended up in their current orbits.
They can make French fries, mix drinks, and even clean toilets, and they never ask for a raise. But they also break down.
Once you've left the Earth, the simple inversion of a critical parameter can cause a mission to fail.
As the world becomes more digital, governments want to have more control over people's online presence.
The solution to machine learning problems is generally either more or better data.
Scientists still do not fully understand how Deep Neural Networks process information.
Artificial intelligence enables high-fidelity quantum computing.
Researchers have shown that a specific neural network can learn the cause-and-effect structure of a navigation task it is taught.
Canadian and U.K. scientists have developed a new technique for generating a watershed-scale flood risk model based on LiDAR data.
Researchers have developed an algorithm to convert old newspapers into searchable data by identifying and ranking people's names in order of their importance.
Pennsylvania State University scientists have designed a search engine that uses artificial intelligence to sift through millions of online documents.
Autonomous trains increasingly are seen as a solution to U.S. truck driver shortages, as well as a way for companies to reduce carbon emissions.
Stanford University researchers have unveiled a $400 self-navigating robotic cane that can help visually impaired users detect and avoid obstacles.
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A study found that lower-performing computer science students reported higher stress levels than higher-performing students.
The world's fair in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, showcases a three-dimensionally printed replica of Michelangelo's statue, "David," in the Italian pavilion.
Over a dozen cybersecurity experts have criticized proposals by Apple and the European Union to scan phones for illegal content.
The University of Wyoming's Pejman Tahmasebi and Tao Bai have invented a machine learning model that boosts the accuracy of earthquake detection.
Researchers developed an army of more than 4,000 simulated doglike robots and used them to train an algorithm to control a real-world robot's legs.
As language models get more complex, they also get more expensive to create and run. Some companies are locked out.
Even as the world continues to grapple with chip shortages, it's time to be on the lookout for a clearing of that backlog where insatiable hunger might quickly turn to nasty indigestion.
The cars, packed with self-driving technology, stop in a queue as if they are completely baffled by the dead end.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed and applied a predictive model of pedestrian traffic to Melbourne, Australia.
Freely available voice-mimicking software can deceive people and voice-activated tools like smart assistants, according to University of Chicago scientists.
A new model shows the X chromosome inactivation process, paving the way for drug treatments for gene-based disorders and diseases.
Researchers have developed a sensitive model for detecting and counting transistor defects.
Future online meetings could include people in disparate locations cutting a virtual birthday cake together.
An Apple analysis of the threats of side-loading warned of malicious apps migrating to third-party stores and infecting consumer devices.
To help them explain the shocking success of deep neural networks, researchers are turning to older but better-understood models of machine learning.
Google said it intends to test the use of artificial intelligence to optimize traffic-signal timing in Rio de Janeiro.