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A new algorithm has identified three unique COVID-19 symptoms that are distinct from those of influenza.
The Dawn Cafe in Tokyo's Nihonbashi district is staffed by robot waiters serving diners under the remote direction of physically and mentally impaired staff based in Japan and overseas.
New technology enables the use of drones to map and inspect subterranean coal mines, to avoid putting people into potentially hazardous situations.
Researchers have identified a vulnerability in a software development kit affecting more than 83 million smart devices.
Researchers studying small modular photovoltaic devices found that such a device made of silicon supplied more power to a wireless temperature sensor than its operation consumed.
In the race to accelerate A.I., the Silicon Valley company Cerebras has landed on an unusual strategy: go big.
New software applications are cleverly mapping audio to transport users to another space.
The team won hearts worldwide in 2017 when six members were denied visas to travel to the U.S. for a robotics competition, only to be allowed in after public outcry.
A new project will use the electric field in an accelerator cavity to try to levitate a tiny metallic particle, allowing it to store quantum information.
DHS is working to determine a strategy for implementing "a means of ensuring a contractor has key cybersecurity and cyber hygiene practices in place as a condition for contract award."
The cryptocurrency is jettisoning the "miners" who track and validate transactions on the world's most-used blockchain network.
University of Michigan researchers used Frontera supercomputer to improve a space weather forecasting system.
Researchers at Warwick University in the U.K. have developed a method of modeling the spread of COVID-19 that could help with the creation of optimal lockdown policies.
Researchers at Cornell University have developed a method of protecting grape crops through the use of robotics and artificial intelligence.
Researchers at Seoul National University in South Korea have developed a soft robot with skin that can change color to match its background.
It takes an average of 77 days from detection for Google to remove apps that may contain malware from the Google Play Store, accoriding to a recent analysis.
A procedure tested on Google's Sycamore quantum processor demonstrates the next practical level of error correction.
An OPtical ADversarial attack uses structured illumination to alter the appearance of target objects, and requires only a commodity projector, a camera, and a computer.
A group is deploying dozens of nodes that combine compute, connectivity, and sensors in a uniform fashion.
A formula for assessing the gravity of kidney disease is one of many that is adjusted for race. The practice can exacerbate health disparities.
Magnetic resonance imaging scans could become less stressful for patients, thanks to a novel interactive virtual reality system.
A study found that some algorithms used to identify abusive online posts are less effective if the content includes emojis.
Researchers have developed a snake-like robot that could facilitate exploration of the interior of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.
Researchers at Simon Fraser University in Canada and Adobe Research used a process called monocular depth estimation to teach artificial intelligence to determine depth from a single photograph.
A three-dimensionally-printed microscope could detect COVID-19 in a drop of blood through the use of digital holographic microscopy and deep learning.
The Cuban government Tuesday published a new cyberterrorism law that makes it illegal to use telecommunications to post "offensive" material.
Philip Agre, a computer scientist turned humanities professor, was prescient about many of the ways technology would impact the world.
Researchers have developed an approach that uses experimental chemistry and artificial intelligence to facilitate delivery of a drug to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
A team of researchers has strengthened blockchain networks against potential quantum computing threats through the development of a post-quantum cryptographic layer.
Computational genetic engineering has enabled a method of "trapping" and killing viruses.