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Researchers have developed a "myoelectric" haptic system designed to work with a prosthetic hand.
Issues related to automobile cybersecurity are likely to increase, but U.S. auto cybersecurity standards are not expected until at least 2018.
All kinds of things are hooked up to the Internet these days, but Jerry Chow's computer stands out. Chilled by liquid helium, his superconducting processor uses quantum physics to circumvent rules of everyday reality that limit…
On a recent Monday in April, more than 100 executives from some of the world's largest financial institutions gathered for a private meeting at the Times Square office of Nasdaq Inc.
We humans might not be the only ones to ponder our place in the universe.
Using algorithms to anticipate crowd behavior.
An international team of scientists has devised a mathematical tool that can reduce timing uncertainties during changing events.
KU Leuven researchers have shown machines can learn to respond to unfamiliar objects like a human would.
Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are using machine-learning technology to find better ways to recruit patients for clinical trials.
As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, federal officials were quietly waging a different encryption battle in a Los Angeles courtroom.
Twelve years ago, Robert McEliece, a mathematician and engineer at Caltech, won the Claude E. Shannon Award, the highest honor in the field of information theory.
As the fruit-fly larva wriggles forwards in the video, a crackle of neural activity shoots up its half-millimetre-long body.
Researchers have developed a framework they say could help computers learn how to process and identify images faster and more accurately.
University of Washington researchers are collaborating with Microsoft to encode, store, and retrieve digital text and images using DNA molecules.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has nearly finished crossing a stretch of the most rugged and difficult-to-navigate terrain encountered during the mission's 44 months on Mars.
Frost & Sullivan's Venkat Rajan observes the concept of artificial intelligence in healthcare has entered reached "early-stage commercialization, adoption, and utilization."
Stanford University researchers are calling the maiden voyage of the OceanOne humanoid diving robot a significant astonishing success.
The top prize in the Asia Supercomputer Community's 2016 Student Supercomputer Challenge went to the Huazhong University of Science and Technology team.
Guido van Rossum is the creator of Python, one of the world’s most popular programming languages.
Google’s chief Internet evangelist, Vint Cerf, said he has no fear of a robotic overthrow, because artificial intelligence is not that sophisticated.
Processes for making CMOS chips are adapted for optical components.
Programming competitions help identify and reward those who excel in coding.
Researchers aim to apply artificial intelligence and machine-learning methods to take cybersecurity to a new, higher, and better level.