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A team of international researchers disclosed a previously undiscovered vulnerability that steals information from Intel's Software Guard eXtensions.
New three-dimensionally (3D)-printed homes are taking shape at the Community First Village affordable housing development in Austin, TX.
A new health information system was designed to help asthma patients better manage their condition.
More companies are prioritizing employee happiness to enhance retention and productivity, giving rise to a cottage industry for monitoring, analyzing, and improving workers' moods.
Researchers are using drones to capture images of some of the tallest glaciers in the Andes Mountains as they retreat, the result of climate change.
A new system uses hyperspectral imaging and machine learning for more accurate detection of methane emissions.
In the Facebook era, the volunteer editors behind the archaic-looking website have built Wikipedia into a formidable force for truth.
An unpublished U.S. State Department study estimated that about 2 million tweets promoted conspiracy theories about the coronavirus over the three-week period when the epidemic started to cross over from China.
Researchers at Google have developed a four-legged robot that learned to walk completely on its own in just a few hours.
A new machine learning computer model accurately predicts damaging radiation storms caused by Van Allen belts two days before they hit.
Attacks on the light-based radar (LiDAR) of autonomous vehicles could drive them off the road, or freeze them in their (tire) tracks.
A decade on, expanding open ecosystem highlights limits of monolithic approach to CPU design.
Entrepreneurs are looking outside Silicon Valley, Seattle, Boston, and New York City to establish technology hubs in U.S. states far from its coasts.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Subterranean Challenge recently concluded its Urban Circuit, with a team of robots and operators from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory leading.
Researchers found previously unknown vulnerabilities in encryption systems used by in-vehicle devices that communicate at close range with key fobs to unlock the vehicle's ignition.
An optical neural network concurrently works with multiple wavelengths of light.
Researchers in China have developed a robot that can perform ultrasounds, take mouth swabs, and listen to sounds made by a patient's organs.
MIT researchers directly integrated three-dimensionally (3D)-printed platforms onto physical products.
Scientists are using computer models to combat the COVID-19 outbreak by predicting how the global epidemic could spread.
Honeywell will introduce an early-stage quantum computer for commercial experiments within about three months.
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has contracted for two new supercomputers, which would triple the organization's computing capacity.
Researchers have developed an approach to protect Army systems from attack in ways that don't require massive amounts of manual intervention.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers have developed a free computer program that lets scientists measure structural and functional abnormalities in the blood flow feeding tumors.
Researchers say a new motion prediction system enhances pedestrian detection in autonomous vehicles.
A new robotic skeleton is embedded with 32 photodiodes and 30 adjacent LEDs, and is covered by a squishy skin of reflective silicone that keeps the device's own light in and outside light out.
Governments increasingly are using artificial intelligence and data analytics to detect tax evasion, respond to taxpayer questions, and boost efficiency.
Deep learning approaches can process images and video captured in less-then-desirable conditions, providing much clearer results.
Lamport said thinking mathematically can help programmers clarify their thinking and make programs more efficient.
A U.K.-funded supercomputer in Kenya is being used to simulate locust swarm migrations ravaging East Africa.