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Tunisian startup Cure Bionics has developed a three-dimensionally-printed solar-powered bionic hand, to help amputees and other disabled people throughout Africa.
A new sensor material has high sensitivity but low hysteresis, paving the way for more accurate wearable health technology and robotic sensing.
Online retailers have taken steps during the pandemic to improve their search and recommendation engines by building predictive models with high levels of accuracy.
Security deception software gets an upgrade.
A new artificial intelligence model between asymptomatic people infected with Covid-19 and healthy individuals via forced-cough recordings.
The U.K.'s National Health Service is among more than a dozen partners that have signed up for a pilot program of Tim Berners-Lee's new company to promote a new Web data architecture.
University of Southern California computer scientists have developed an artificial intelligence tool to automatically detect bias in news.
Silicon Valley companies are scooping up Hollywood digital visual-effects artists and technology to enhance their augmented and virtual reality products with lifelike experiences.
Japanese scientists have engineered a prototype device that allows anyone to control a miniature toy Gundam robot with thought.
University of Michigan researchers have developed a model that simplifies robots' ability to follow commands by allowing them to understand what people are saying.
The Silicon Valley pioneer long held it had to build its flagship chips in its own factories; then it hit the wall and is considering outsourcing—a milestone in the story of America's losing its manufacturing primacy,
Scientists are developing artificial intelligence-driven methods to aid forest conservation by enabling a new level of real-time awareness.
Python has overtaken Java to become the second-most-popular programming language on the Tiobe index for the first time.
Engineers in Switzerland have developed a computer chip that combines logic operations and data storage in a single architecture.
An international team of researchers modified long-range drones that collect data from active volcanoes, in order to better forecast eruptions.
Researchers used biomimetic fish-like robots to demonstrate that fish save energy by swimming in schools without having to keep fixed distances from each other.
How the U.S. can build a quantum workforce.
Heavy investment in robots helped many Japanese businesses manage an increase in online orders during the pandemic.
Researchers developed the Multimodal Transistor to produce efficient analog computation for robotic control, artificial intelligence, and unsupervised machine learning.
Researchers have come up with a method to increase the efficiency of setting up sensor networks by using a drone as a launching platform for laser-aimed, sensor-equipped darts.
Researchers have developed the world's first fleet of autonomous boats, along with algorithms to permit communication and collaboration among the boats.
A team of researchers is imbuing animatronic robots with lifelike eye gaze.
A new model can track the movement of the shoulders and arms of a person typing during a video call to determine what they are typing.
The White Castle restaurant chain said it is expanding the use of the Flippy Robot-on-a-Rail system to more U.S. locations.
Researchers at the Pennsylvania State University have demonstrated how fake news detectors can be manipulated through user comments.
U.S. election officials used voting machines and other devices linked to the "sneakernet" to process results from Tuesday's elections.
Researchers at the Finnish Meteorological Institute joined the biggest Arctic expedition in history to fly the first drone near the North Pole.
The U.S. and EU are considering regulations on artificial intelligence, but none have been implemented...yet.
The SLS software concerns are the latest red flags for a program that has struggled to overcome cost overruns and setbacks.
The desire for faster, higher-frequency wireless networking is a constant. Terahertz technology could deliver large gains.