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Researchers used trapped calcium ions to render quantum computers error-proof by generating a periodic oscillatory ionic state that bypasses constraints on measurement accuracy.
Researchers have determined that hackers can potentially hijack an unattended computing device in seconds through peripherals like chargers and docking stations.
Human Resources departments are taking advantage of the workforce management capabilities provided by artificial intelligence.
The scene on the big display in front of me looks like something from Grey's Anatomy.
Cybersecurity experts have sounded the alarm for years: Hackers are ogling the U.S. power grid.
The CRA board of directors is pleased to announce its selections for the 2019 CRA Awards.
Researchers, companies and countries around the world are racing to explore—and exploit—the possibilities of artificial intelligence technology.
Researchers have engineered a four-legged robot modeled after a cheetah, which is able to perform a 360-degree backflip from a standing position.
Researchers have developed software to automate the monitoring of neuron activity via a mix of standard computational methods and machine learning techniques.
Researchers have developed a virtual cleanroom environment to train pharmacy students on compounding procedures and technique.
A SpaceX capsule autonomously docked with the International Space Station.
Some organizations hope to make the technology sector more inclusive by recruiting more women to the profession.
An academic research team has found security flaws in the 4G and 5G cellular networks that can be exploited to spy on phone calls and localize mobile devices.
Artificial intelligence-based forgery has reached a watershed moment.
The hunt is on for materials that have exotic properties, to enhance quantum computers, touch screens and electronic displays, and to double the efficiency of solar cells, for example.
I am but a babe, exploring the world for the first time. Wearing a computerized glove, I reach forward in pursuit of a little toy basketball.
FedEx has unveiled an early model of an autonomous delivery robot.
A surgical team in Spain excised a tumor from a patient's colon under the remote direction of a surgeon via a 5G-enabled live video link from Mobile World Congress 2019.
Chinese technology companies are developing advanced systems to make certain the country's pigs are in good health.
Amazon’s Future Engineer program will fund computer science classes at more than 1,000 high schools in all 50 states by this fall.
Researchers at Mitsubishi Electric have developed sensor-security technology for detecting inconsistencies in sensor measurements when a system is under attack.
Wearable mobile machines integrate people and machines to assist the movement-impaired, and amplify the capabilities of industrial and defense workers while protecting them from injury.
How researchers are improving energy storage devices for power generated from renewable sources like solar and wind.
Demand is expected to spike over the next few years, leading to higher prices and international trade issues.