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Startups are developing prototype autonomous trucks to haul freight while reducing transportation costs and expediting deliveries.
Intel researchers have created a wheeled robot powered by a smartphone that costs just $50 to assemble.
In partnership with NASA, Smithsonian Learning Labs, and others, the lessons use space exploration, museums, and popular movies to teach the principles of programming.
Researchers at the Army Research Laboratory have developed a method of enhancing quantum systems to give soldiers more reliable and secure capabilities in the field.
The U.S. Department of Energy and Microsoft are partnering to develop artificial intelligence tools to improve first-responders' capabilities with regard to natural disasters.
Socio-ecological artist Colleen Flanigan used Google's Tilt Brush app to create a "living sculpture" that she hopes will revive coral communities.
Researchers at the University of Colorado's Advanced Medical Technologies Lab have created a tank robot that can actively drive through a person's intestines.
Isaac Asimov's notion of capturing energy in space and beaming it to the Earth’s surface faces its first orbital testing.
Facebook is only the latest developer to feel the squeeze.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has granted approval to Amazon to operate its fleet of Prime Air delivery drones for unmanned package delivery.
High-technology implementations in Northern California are making fire spotters and firefighters more adaptive to changing conditions while improving their safety.
A three-year, multi-institutional study by 19 researchers at 12 institutions in five countries yielded artificial intelligence models that can automate evaluations of stored red blood cell quality.
Researchers are using dog-like robots from Boston Dynamics to remotely measure patients' vital signs.
Machine learning artificial intelligence found 50 new planets by mining old data from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Microsoft says its Video Authenticator tool was created using a public dataset from Face Forensic++ and tested on the DeepFake Detection Challenge Dataset.
In 53 years of marriage, Goldman never reveals being a member of Alan Turing and Gordon Welchsman's team that built and perfected the machine called the Bombe that cracked the Nazi Enigma Code.
The tech giants said states could soon send notices directly to smartphones asking people to opt in to the technology, which helps trace the coronavirus.
Researchers have developed a novel machine-learning model that suggests SAR-CoV-2 has become more infectious due to genome mutations.
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a computational model of the proteins responsible for the transformation of mercury to toxic methylmercury by microorganisms.
What will office jobs look like after the pandemic?
Scientists and engineers cross the reality gap, transferring simulated evolution into real machines.
Videoconferencing apps took off during the COVID-19 lockdowns, but more efficient ways to collaborate virtually are waiting in the wings.
Shifting artificial intelligence to the "edge" of the network could transform computing . . . and everyday life.