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The technology is still in its infancy, but it will get better, learning as it goes.
As his new book is published, the bestselling author talks fake news, meditation and appearing with Natalie Portman.
The Internet Archive's Wendy Hanamura on progress towards a decentralized web.
Thin, red veins of energized gas mark the location of one of the larger supernova remnants in the Milky Way galaxy in this image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
For millions of years, brewer's yeast and its close relatives have packed their DNA into 16 distinct chromosomes.
The research and development of the prototype of China's new-generation exascale supercomputer Tianhe-3 is complete, the National Supercomputer Center in Tianjin announced Thursday.
Researchers have identified a group of materials that could be used to make higher-powered batteries.
Researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada have created technology that is helping physicians see how patients' joints function when in motion.
Brown University researchers have identified exposed systems running the Robot Operating System, with as many as 19 considered to be fully operational robots.
Artificial intelligence and quantum computing are among the research and development priorities for the White House for fiscal year 2020.
Four mathematicians have been named to receive the Fields Medal, regarded as one of the highest honors a mathematician can receive.
The theoretical computer scientist Constantinos Daskalakis has won the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize for explicating core questions in game theory and machine learning.
Cyber criminals shut down parts of the Web in October 2016 by attacking the computers that serve as the internet's switchboard.
Google withdrew from China eight years ago to protest the country's censorship and online hacking.
Researchers looking for signals from technologically advanced aliens pick up countless strange pings—but so far, nothing has convinced them that a message really came from aliens.
Researchers have developed a method for predicting the growth of biomass of a plant, which they say will improve the efficiency of precision farming.
Researchers have created algorithms to teach robots to adapt to changing conditions related to protecting and preserving underwater infrastructure.
Researchers have expanded and enhanced an open source movement simulator that addresses problems in medicine, paleontology, and animal locomotion.
An analysis found doctors' "gut feelings" about an intensive-care patient's condition played a significant role in determining how many tests were ordered for the patient.
Cornell University's computer science department is leveraging ideas from other departments in pursuit of more diverse academic candidates.
AI researchers have demonstrated a self-teaching algorithm that gives a robot hand remarkable new dexterity.
Corporate America's love affair with all things blockchain may be cooling.
Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company detecting and removing 32 pages and fake accounts that had engaged in…
Inside the company that invented the iPhone — two decades too early.
Brent Hecht, chair of ACM's Future of Computing Academy, proposes revising the peer review process to ensure scientists report negative societal consequences of their published work.
The threat of common Web-based vulnerabilities has not been significantly mitigated over the past nine years, according to a study by the U.K.-based NCC Group.
Researchers have developed a framework to encode memory—in the form of Braille-like dimples and bumps—onto a blank, lattice-free material.
The Tennessee Board of Education has given final approval to the state's first computer science standards for elementary and middle schools.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced $75 million in new grants to revitalize the computer chip industry.
A test of Amazon's facial recognition software incorrectly matched the faces of 28 U.S. legislators to images in a mugshot database.