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The research conducted at the country's National Laboratories is usually highly classified and specifically aimed at solving national security problems. But sometimes you get a swords-into-ploughshares moment.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a mobile app that purportedly reduces the energy consumption of Android smartphones.
Google says the cooling systems of several of its data centers are now governed by an artificial intelligence algorithm.
A team of researchers has simplified the manufacturing process enabling the utilization of multiple colors simultaneously on an electronic chip instead of one color at a time.
Artificial software can outperform human doctors at reading medical imaging.
Cars need to get faster—not on the road, but on the inside.
The Oakland, CA-based nonprofit AI4All will use a $1-million grant from Google.org to broaden its outreach to young underrepresented minorities and women.
More than 10,000 crowdsourced algorithms can enable clinically relevant epileptic seizure prediction across a broad spectrum of patients.
Researchers have demonstrated that young children are much more susceptible than adults to having their opinions and decisions influenced by robots.
Researchers have demonstrated proof of principle for a method of controlling graphene's rotation and the dynamic variance of its electrical, optical, and mechanical properties.
University of California, San Diego researchers are developing a Wi-Fi-based system using inexpensive tags that can be stuck to everyday non-electronic objects.
Purdue University researchers have developed a technology design for field effect transistors that incorporates lasers.
Imagine standing in an elevator as the doors begin to close and suddenly seeing a couple at the end of the corridor running toward you.
NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover.
Maria Pocovi slides her laptop over to me with the webcam switched on.
The WBPA (Weighted Betweenness Preferential Attachment) model developed at Carnegie Mellon University shows how social networks change and develop over time.
Researchers measured the sociodemographic disparities and changes in career aspirations in STEM fields among U.S. high school students.
Rutgers University-New Brunswick researchers found common Wi-Fi technology can easily identify weapons, bombs, and explosive chemicals in bags at public venues.
Oracle has released an open-source tool called Graphpipe to facilitate the deployment of machine learning models.
A mean robot could motivate human employees to improve their cognitive performance, compared to supervision by a friendly robot or no robot supervision, researchers say.
After being kicked out of a hotel conference room where they had participated in a three-day open-science workshop and hackathon, a group of computer scientists simply moved to an adjacent hallway.
With gentle pulses from gigantic lasers, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California transformed hydrogen into droplets of shiny liquid metal.
Computers are starting to outperform the average human at negotiation.
Nvidia says it has "reinvented computer graphics" with its Turing graphics-processing unit architecture, which will serve as the platform for a new GPU family that focuses on real-time ray tracing.
A multi-institution team of computer scientists has clarified the first general-purpose method of solving nearest neighbor question for complex data.
You're crossing the street wrong.
A once-controversial approach to particle physics has entered the mainstream at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Wireless signals can penetrate bags to measure the dimensions of metal objects or estimate the volume of liquids, researchers claim.
Researchers have developed a physics-based, real-time method for controlling animated characters that can learn basketball dribbling skills from experience.
Researchers at Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have succeeded in adjusting the electronic properties of graphene nanoribbons by varying their shape, a process that could generate specific local quantum …