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Researchers have developed a process in which flat wooden shapes produced by three-dimensional printers can be programmed to transform into complex shapes.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has released a proposed roadmap for developing its civilian drone industry.
South Korea's Ministry of Education said it will train 1 million skilled workers for the digital industry by 2026.
A class-action lawsuit against U.S. multinational technology company Oracle claims it tracks and collects personal information on billions of people.
A new wearable sensor can detect amino acids and certain vitamins in small amounts of human sweat.
Researchers used artificial intelligence to correlate cellular cytoskeleton structure with the position of nuclei.
Scientists have enhanced an atom-based radio receiver to detect and display live color TV and videogames.
In the 1990s, tools like Macromedia Dreamweaver made Web development accessible to all. Today, no-code tools aim to do the same for artificial intelligence.
One of the world's few rare earths processors outside China has bought exploration rights to mine in Greenland.
Voyager, a computer program, played with Ensemble Signal in the U.S. premiere of a George Lewis piece that was a highlight of this year's concert calendar.
AI hype has researchers in fields from medicine to sociology rushing to use techniques they don't always understand—causing a wave of spurious results.
The Zero Day Initiative has found a concerning uptick in security updates that fail to fix vulnerabilities.
A privacy researcherfound the TikTok video application's Web browser can track users' keystrokes.
An international team of researchers created the NeuRRAM neuromorphic chip to compute directly in memory.
Researchers trained an artificial intelligence-powered algorithm to identify individuals based their hand vibrations when holding a smartphone.
The staff had no warning and noone to appeal to; all video calls were anonymized.
Across industries and incomes, more employees are being tracked, recorded and ranked. What is gained, companies say, is efficiency and accountability. What is lost?
MIT engineers have devised a wearable sensor that communicates wirelessly without requiring onboard chips or batteries.
New research suggests the required computing power could diminish quantum computing's exponential speed advantage.
Security researcher Zachary Minneker discovered a flaw in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' VistA records platform and determined that hackers easily can defeat its 1990s-era encryption system.
LeviPrint system can assemble elongated objects into large structures without physical contact.
Quantum annealing computers can run algorithms faster than classical computers in certain instances, but typically not when time is limited.
Video games paired with citizen science are increasingly being used by researchers to make data collection and analysis fun and rewarding.
Researchers exploit computer processor's on-chip interconnect to launch side-channel attacks.
Model matches reader characteristics, such as font familiarity and age, with specific font characteristics, such as heavier weight.
Prosthesis is the world's largest four-legged exoskeleton, described as 'a cross between an excavator, a dune buggy, and a dinosaur.'
Drink-mixing machine uses machine learning algorithms to interact with customers.
Could be incorporated into future human-machine interfaces.
Software developer Stephen Lacy identified a malicious URL in the code of an open source project on GitHub that he found through a Google search.
Scientists from Stanford University and Nvidia create thinner, lighter virtual reality headgear than commercially available devices.