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Researchers have developed a method of enhancing the accuracy of computer models used in simulations of laser-driven implosions.
Amazon Web Services has launched a platform that lets enterprise customers explore how they could benefit from quantum computers by developing and testing quantum algorithms in simulations.
A new open-source program combines the functions of a word processor with other things one might need when writing scientific research papers.
What would a theory of artificial intelligence look like, and how might it be achieved?
A robot with emotion-sensing voice detectors has been launched to the International Space Station.
Graphika, a cyber-intelligence firm, discovered a campaign on Reddit and Twitter to disseminate leaked trade documents ahead of elections in the U.K.
Researchers have developed a hand-tracking system to determine how long it would take a driver to assume control of a self-driving car in an emergency.
Industry researcher IHS Markit expects the number of cameras used for surveillance worldwide to rise above 1 billion by the end of 2021.
A report found that 13 innovation industries were mainly sited in a handful of urban areas in the U.S.
Scientists in Israel used three-dimensional (3D) printing to create perfusable cardiac tissue that was able to beat.
People are being distracted by apps on their phones, and getting injured as a result.
A new diagnostic tool designed to detect power line problems is being used by utilities to address those problems before they become disasters.
Researchers have developed models for predicting patterns of damage by invasive insects that attack North American trees.
A new technique permits the rapid resizing of fluid animations without the need to remodel entire animation sequences.
Australia's state of New South Wales has started using high-definition detection cameras to identify drivers illegally using cellphones while driving.
Doug Engelbart didn't just want to show off new technology. He wanted to demonstrate a system for improving humanity.
Researchers have invented a scanner to capture full-field three-dimensional surface-shape data in real time by facilitating three-dimensional capabilities at each camera pixel.
Researchers employed three-dimensional printing to manufacture complex and porous glass objects using an ultraviolet-light-cured resin.
Scientists discovered a new underwater fault five miles off Monterey Bay, CA, through the use of infrared laser pulses fired along an idle fiber-optic cable.
Researchers have developed a nanoscale device that is programmable with either photons or electrons.
Columbia University researchers achieve a meeting of minds on Artificial Intelligence-assisted hearing technology.
Researchers developed a digital tool that generates fabrication instructions and solves problems with techniques from programming languages when users design woodworking projects.
Among the findings of a Harris Poll survey of 11,000 consumers in 11 countries was that nearly all Brazilians feel companies are not adequately protecting their personal data.
Researchers have developed a streaming technology that will allow a VR headsets to display computer games in extremely high quality.
A new circuit design enables computing using magnetic waves, rather than electricity.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning consumers that televisions that offer Internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities may be vulnerable to intrusion.
Researchers at the University of Bristol in the U.K. have developed stretchable skin-like robots that can be rolled up and fit in a pocket.
Facebook has reported a vulnerability in WhatsApp messaging software that allows malefactors to conduct denial-of-service or remote code execution attacks.
Artificial intelligence's diffusion into medicine is at a nascent stage, but researchers expect further proliferation.
Companies are learning that bug bounty programs are just one aspect of good security protocols.