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The Mini Cheetah robotic goalie developed by scientists in the University of California, Berkeley's Hybrid Robotics Lab can save 87.5% of shots taken on goal.
Citing the risk of a substantial lessening of competition in social media and display advertising, the U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority said Meta must sell GIPHY.
Retail and Fast Food Workers Union secretary Josh Cullinan said his union's members had stepped up "where no other retail workers in Australian history have gone" by going on strike.
Warehouse workers near Albany vote against forming a union by nearly two to one margin.
At the 9th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, a diverse panel of researchers discussed the applications and implications of deep learning.
The world's most popular app has pioneered a new age of instant attention. Can we trust it?
A new machine learning algorithm aims to improve the diagnosis of people with multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.
The Energy Sciences Network has rolled out the latest generation of the U.S. Department of Energy's high-performance science network, dubbed ESnet6.
Ride-hailing firm Lyft announced it was testing an earnings algorithm so drivers in 18 U.S. cities can view destination and pay details before accepting requests.
A photonic chip developed at Caltech may enable photonic quantum information processors.
More multilingual fact-checking groups are pushing back against misleading translations, manipulated images, and outright lies that jump platforms and cross borders.
Researchers at Austria's Johannes Kepler University Linz bested an algorithm developed by DeepMind with a program that can perform matrix multiplication more efficiently.
Ever-shrinking microchips are elevating the risk of computer glitches caused by cosmic rays bombarding the Earth from outer space.
A new study found that the risk of certain common chronic diseases can be lowered with the use of a wearable activity tracker.
University of Washington computer science professor Yejin Choi has been awarded a 2022 "genius grant" fellowship by the MacArthur Foundation.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Frontier supercomputer experiences numerous hardware failures on a daily basis.
Common deidentification techniques do not adequately protect data privacy, according to a study by University of Chicago computer scientist Aloni Cohen.
An artificial intelligence-enabled system developed by researchers in the U.K. can scan retinal images to identify individuals at high risk of heart disease and stroke.
University of Chicago scientists are conducting quantum Internet research in a basement closet.
Malte Schröder and colleagues at Dresden University of Technology programmed an algorithm to design the optimal cycling route for any given city, using network science principles.
Telescope uses machine-learning algorithm to identify a sample of 5,000 candidates of gravitational lenses from tens of millions of galaxy images.
Cybersecurity specialists are working multiple cases simultaneously and dealing with the resulting stress.
Six major robot manufacturers — Boston Dynamics, Agility Robotics, ANYbotics, Clearpath Robotics, Open Robotics, and Unitree — have signed a letter promising not to weaponize their general-purpose products or underlying software…
Researchers at AI laboratory DeepMind have created an algorithm that can solve tough mathematical calculations with improved computing efficiency.
Researchers at QuTech in the Netherlands have developed a chip with six silicon-based spin qubits that operates with a low-error rate, a development seen as a stepping stone for scalable silicon-based quantum computers.
Scientists at EPFL have developed a deep learning-based computational framework that replicates dynamic metabolism in cells.
Though several bot detection systems are available, there is no standard definition of "bot" and the results of the detection systems can differ.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Washington developed a machine learning model that can predict the health of chronic neurological disorder patients during stay-at…
U.S. pharmacy chain Walgreens is deploying robots to fill prescriptions for drugstores amid a nationwide shortage of pharmacists and pharmacist technicians.
An international team of neuroscientists used medical data to record human neural activity of visual processing in exceptional detail.