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If you're not familiar with the terms "synthetic biology" or "biohybrid systems," you may want to add them to your vocabulary.
Researchers from Australia's Griffith University accurately predicted who would win 49 of the 50 states in the U.S. presidential election using social media comments and data.
The founder of startup Comma.ai has released a free software kit in an effort to accelerate autonomous vehicle technology without running afoul of regulators.
A team of Stanford University engineers has demonstrated the possibility of mass-producing a three-atom-thick semiconductor of molybdenum disulfide as an alternative to silicon.
Researchers have developed a deep-learning algorithm that can take a still image of a scene and model a video simulating the future of that scene.
Machine-learning artificial intelligences become more capable with experience, but the trade-off is a lack of understanding about the nature of their intelligence.
Next time you stop for gas at a self-serve pump, say hello to the robot in front of you.
Scientists are offering several new scenarios to explain the formation of Pluto's frozen heart-shaped feature, first spotted by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft in 2015.
Facebook Inc is working on automatically flagging offensive material in live video streams, building on a growing effort to use artificial intelligence to monitor content, said Joaquin Candela, the company’s director of applied…
Participants in the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge can win millions of dollars for developing a radio frequency spectrum allocation system powered by artificial intelligence.
Reuters has developed software that automates the process of spotting breaking news.
Researchers in Japan have developed a prototype construction robot that can be used for disaster relief.
An international team of scientists has conducted new research into two-dimensional materials, a class of nanomaterials only a few atoms in thickness.
Researchers at the U.K.'s University of Warwick have developed technology they say could boost the fuel efficiency and environmental friendliness of construction vehicles.
Nations consider using defense systems that can make their own lethal decisions.
The container revolution represents a large-scale shift in thinking about multitasking systems.
Genetic engineering promises to revolutionize everything from agriculture and biofuels to medicine and food safety.