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Mathematical proofs based on a technique called diagonalization can be relentlessly contrarian, but they help reveal the limits of algorithms.
The Bayesian experimental autonomous researcher robotics laboratory at Canada's University of Toronto has discovered the most energy-absorbent mechanical structure ever.
Computer scientists claim to have created the first algorithm for seamlessly concealing messages in realistic text, images, or audio.
A study by researchers at Canada's University of British Columbia found that a period of gradual transition will be necessary for road users to feel comfortable with self-driving vehicles.
Scientists in South Korea compared a custom robotic system developed for transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) coil placement to traditional manual methods in treating depression.
Salesforce's survey shows that age and employment status are major factors in AI adoption.
Quantum computing is still really, really hard. But the rise of a powerful class of error-correcting codes suggests that the task might be slightly more feasible than many feared.
Working to translate thoughts to speech or actions via a brain-computer interface.
A new device combines ultra-thin two-dimensional semiconductors and ferroelectric materials, with the goal of integrating digital logic and brain-inspired analog operations.
Researchers developed a graph neural network that reliably matched human volunteers' identification of 55 odors, then predicted the smells of 500,000 additional molecules.
Researchers have developed a method for connecting quantum devices over long distances that involves sending telecom-ready light emitted from a single ion implanted in a crystal.
Researchers at Cornell and Brown universities found that wearers of augmented reality or smart glasses hold certain advantages, according to non-wearers.
Engineers at the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee developed a potentially mass-producible $1 sensor that can detect contaminants in drinking water in the home.
Artificial intelligence tools have given scammers a potent weapon for trying to trick people into sending them money.
The rise in concern about AI has taken place alongside growing public awareness, according to Pew.
By revisiting key algorithms from computing, a team unlocked hidden efficiency in a long-standing computer science problem.
How the Dark Web continues to operate, and why law enforcement will not shut it down anytime soon.
Researchers look to cut large GPT models down to size.