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Researchers have developed InstantCAD to facilitate interactive real-time editing, enhancement, and optimization of computer-aided design models via a simpler workflow.
A new four-dimensional camera captures almost 140 degrees of information, with implications for robot visual perception and virtual reality.
Disney researchers applied deep-learning neural networks to develop a new way of evaluating movie audiences' reactions using facial expressions.
By now our future is clear: We are to be cared for, entertained, and monetized by artificial intelligence.
As NASA's Cassini spacecraft makes its unprecedented series of weekly dives between Saturn and its rings, scientists are finding—so far—that the planet's magnetic field has no discernible tilt.
In the early 1950s, just as rock 'n' roll was hinting at social change, the first video games were quietly being designed in the form of technology demonstrations—and a scientist was behind it.
One big promise of the connected car revolution has been the potential to help clear up traffic problems.
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has launched the functional Map of the World Challenge.
Researchers say they have developed a method to create inexpensive full-color two- and three-dimensional holograms.
Researchers envision bicycles communicating with autonomous vehicles so the latter can predict cyclists' movements.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Electronics Resurgence Initiative aims to cultivate partnerships and advance progress of post-Moore's Law technologies.
Researchers at Stanford University believe future device swarms will operate via centralized management.
Researchers are using machine learning to train computers to build statistical models that can predict future criminal behavior.
Machine learning, data mining, and artificial intelligence are revolutionizing the study and understanding of mental illness.
In 2015, Monocle magazine, a favorite read of the global hipsterati, published an enthusiastic report on Lawrenceville, the former blue-collar neighborhood here filled with cafes, hyped restaurants and brick rowhouses being renovated…
The story of a duel between two men, one who dies, and the nature of the quest to build artificial intelligence.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity recorded a panoramic view before entering the upper end of a fluid-carved valley that descends the inner slope of a large crater's rim.
If there are advanced alien civilizations in the Milky Way, we ought to be thinking about how to say hello to our neighbours.
China aims to make the artificial intelligence industry a "new, important" driver of economic expansion by 2020, according to a development plan issued by the State Council.
Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a mind-reading program that deciphers symbols that people have viewed.
A new smart harness uses artificial intelligence to help people regain their mobility following certain neurological injuries.
Automakers are working to develop systems that would enable self-driving cars to avoid hitting large animals such as deer.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers are developing a neural network designed specifically to work on mobile devices.
After decades in the wilderness, AI has swaggered back onto center stage.
The country laid out a development plan on Thursday to become the world leader in A.I. by 2030.
Researchers have built a framework for autonomous underwater vehicles that enables the machines to plan energy-efficient trajectories.
Researchers have used supercomputers to integrate massive codes that combine physical and biological processes in the Earth system with feedback from human activity.
Researchers at Lehigh University's Optimization and Machine Learning research group and IBM Research have made progress in solving optimal smart grid power flow problems.
Scientists have used artificial intelligence technology to make 100 billion annotations of behavior from 400,000 fruit flies.
NASA just caught a glimpse of the mysterious and elusive object that its New Horizons spacecraft will visit next.