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Many Americans are willing to consider returning to college to pursue a cybersecurity education, according to a recent Champlain College Online survey.
A new artificial intelligence system relies on immersive scenes to teach students the Mandarin language.
Using artificial intelligence to process medical sensor data can have a significant impact on health-related costs and outcomes.
A minute-long video of Barack Obama has been seen more than 4.8 million times since April. It shows the former U.S. president seated, with the American flag in the background, speaking directly to the viewer and using an obscenity…
Before Kim Slingerland downloaded the Fun Kid Racing app for her then-5-year-old son, Shane, she checked to make sure it was in the family section of the Google Play store and rated as age-appropriate.
Six women computer scientists from the University of Washington respond to an essay about why women don't pursue computer science as often as men.
That's the view of security expert Bruce Schneier, who fears lives will be lost in a cyber disaster unless governments act swiftly.
Judea Pearl is a computer scientist and philosopher, best known for championing the probabilistic approach to artificial intelligence and the development of Bayesian networks.
Paired kidney donation is one of the great success stories of artificial intelligence.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to spend more than $2 billion on research into "third wave" artificial intelligence capabilities.
A public service as campaign called "She Can STEM" aims to encourage girls ages 11 to 15 to get involved in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
The University of Tennessee's Jack Dongarra has been named to receive the 2019 SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering.
University of Connecticut researchers have created a cyborg cockroach equipped with a novel microcircuit that allows more reliable and precise control of robotic insect motion.
Dense Object Nets is a system that lets robots inspect random objects and visually understand them enough to accomplish specific tasks without having seen them previously.
Researchers have determined that most people cannot distinguish between liking a user interface and making sound choices.
NASA's Dawn mission is drawing to a close after 11 years of breaking new ground in planetary science, gathering breathtaking imagery, and performing unprecedented feats of spacecraft engineering.
When computer scientist Christian Berger's team sought to get its project about self-driving vehicle algorithms on the road, it faced a daunting obstacle.
IIT Roorkee in India and Applied Materials have added metallic nanoparticles to dynamic RAM to eliminate row hammering data corruption in high-volume DRAM cells and the new memory products.
Researchers at the University of Washington trained an artificial intelligence algorithm to find the relationship between a city's infrastructure and obesity levels using satellite and Google Street View images.
Using big data tools such as data mining and network analysis, researchers at two entities affiliated with the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil devised a method to help scientists and companies identify promising areas of technological…
Tesla has taken plenty of innovative steps to protect the driving systems of its kitted-out cars against digital attacks. It's hired top-notch security engineers, pushed over-the-internet software updates, and added code integrity…
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed Robat, a fully autonomous robot that uses echolocation like a bat to move through new environments.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Cardiff University in the U.K. found that artificial intelligence bots can develop prejudices by learning from each other.
Code.org and the Computer Science Teachers Association have partnered with Pluralsight to bring specially curated online course libraries to thousands of additional computer science students and teachers.
University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers are using a $300,000 grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to evaluate a new approach to improving student retention in undergraduate computer science education.
Researchers at the National University of Defense Technology in China have built a photonic quantum processor, which generates and manipulates two photonically encoded quantum bits for universal two-qubit quantum computing.
Iowa plans to be the first U.S. state to replace hard-copy driver's licenses with an app.
In 2012, artificial intelligence researchers revealed a big improvement in computers' ability to recognize images by feeding a neural network millions of labeled images from a database called ImageNet.
After snagging a new rock sample on Aug. 9, NASA's Curiosity rover surveyed its surroundings on Mars, producing a 360-degree panorama of its current location on Vera Rubin Ridge.