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Researchers have developed a process for storing information on a single spin-crossover molecule.
Coders and programmers could find themselves becoming marginalized by emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence.
A new study has found virtual reality users need training to effectively perceive and use virtual imagery.
On Monday, NBC Nightly News broadcast a report claiming that White House officials had discussed using an experimental weapon to disrupt or disable a North Korean missile launch.
Scientists have uncovered a rare relic from the early universe: the farthest known supermassive black hole. This matter-eating beast is 800 million times the mass of our Sun, which is astonishingly large for its young age.
The Moments in Time Dataset is a massive archive of three-second video clips annotated with minute details of the action being performed.
Visual foresight is a new learning technology enabling robots to foresee the outcome of their actions..
Online students who use innovative robots feel more engaged and connected to the instructor and students in the classroom.
Researchers recently conducted a user test of the UniD mobile app, which is designed to make brochures at national parks accessible to the visually impaired.
Researchers are creating artificial life to take thinking beyond the human realm; the approach could redefine artificial intelligence.
Sometimes you can gauge how proud someone is about being at an event by the extent to which they want to talk about it.
Every month, about four million more Indians get online. They include people like Manju, a 35-year-old seamstress in this city of ancient palaces, who got her first internet phone last week.
Actors in robot costumes stood in the lobby of the Westin hotel in Long Beach, California on Sunday night, "Intel Inside" stickers displayed on their foam torsos.
Over the past five years, the idea that computer programming–or "coding"–is the key to the future for both children and adults alike has become received wisdom in the U.S.
This year's Computer Science Education Week, which started Monday, continues an ongoing effort to encourage K-12 students to engage with coding and computer science.
Researchers have developed a new method to quickly and accurately identify people and cell lines from their DNA.
Researchers have simulated the energy spectrum predicted for two-dimensional electrons in a magnetic field, known as the Hofstadter butterfly.
PinMe is an application that can pinpoint and monitor people via their smartphones even when global-positioning system data access is deactivated.
A prototype augmented reality display can show a virtual image that both blocks real-world objects sitting behind it and can itself be blocked by other real-world objects placed in front of it.
A new game-playing artificial intelligence program is imbued with social reasoning and "intentionality."
By thinking of atoms as letters and molecules as words, artificial intelligence software from IBM is now employing the same methods computers use to translate languages to predict outcomes of organic chemical reactions, which…
It was AI versus Warren Buffett.
A new program guides robots toward the most helpful ways to collaborate on tasks, with the goal of simplifying the training of robots to work efficiently with humans.
A new class of unclonable cybersecurity primitives has been made from a low-cost nanomaterial with the highest possible level of structural randomness.
Google has released an artificial intelligence tool that uses gene sequencing data to build a more accurate genomic model.
Quantum computing could fundamentally break cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and throw markets into turmoil.
Pearl, a professor of computer science and statistics at the University of California Los Angeles, was the recipient of the ACM A.M. Turing Award for 2011.
During President Trump's visit to Beijing, he appeared on screen for a special address at a tech conference.
The Pentagon is increasingly focused on the notion that the might of U.S. forces will be measured as much by the advancement of their algorithms as by the ammunition in their arsenals.
Researchers have paved the way for computers based on light rather than electronics.