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Computer software currently exists that can read subtle, millisecond-long facial cues of a person's emotions via frame-by-frame video analysis.
Technology firms such as Microsoft, Google, Twitter, and Facebook are investing in security technology to thwart U.S. government surveillance of their computer systems.
Sony has filed a patent application for a device called a SmartWig with hopes of becoming a major player in the wearable technology sector.
The job of a materials scientist—to warp matter into new and useful forms—has historically involved a ridiculous amount of guesswork.
Willis H. Ware, an electrical engineer who played an important role in defining the importance of personal privacy in the information age, has died at age 93.
China's latest display of ambition in space involves sending a Jade Rabbit roaming across the Bay of Rainbows.
Lensless cameras and other advances in digital imaging, computational optics, signal processing, and big data are transforming how we think about photography.
A growing proportion of U.S. college students are earning degrees in computer and information sciences, surprising some in academia.
While significant obstacles remain, researchers are optimistic about using DNA to guide graphene into complex circuit shapes on silicon.