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A prototype system developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can detect and assess utility pole damage following natural disasters.
The virtual assistants had more than a decade to become indispensable. But they were hampered by clunky design and miscalculations, leaving room for chatbots to rise.
Researchers at the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology are chasing quantum efficiency.
In just weeks, a gold rush into artificial intelligence start-ups has become a full-blown mania.
The first successful delivery of a human donor lung by aerial drone in Toronto, Canada, has implications for the future of transplant science.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed an autonomous robot, ALAN, that can make decisions and complete tasks based on its observations of its environment.
South Korean girl quartet MAVE: exists exclusively in the metaverse.
Here's a look at some of the newest technological advancements in the insurance industry.
As the company accelerates its push into AI products, the ethics and society team is gone.
A potential alternative to passwords.
Data modeling systems developed by researchers at Norwegian research and development organization SINTEF can extrapolate new insights from vast datasets using digital twins.
More sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) tools are being used to replicate a person's voice.
A "cyborg" technique developed by Harvard University researchers can monitor the functional maturation of heart tissue using nanoelectronics.
Even as start-ups and investors began recovering their money from Silicon Valley Bank, the episode exposed the tech industry's vulnerabilities.
Meme-makers and misinformation peddlers are embracing artificial intelligence tools to create convincing fake videos on the cheap.
The Stable Diffusion artificial intelligence algorithm can read functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain scans to replicate images people have recently seen.
Researchers at Google and Germany's Technical University of Berlin recently debuted PaLM-E, described as the largest visual-language model ever created.
Computer scientists analyzed the trailers of 29,000 North American movies released from 1960 to 2019 to identify the dominant colors used in individual films, genres, and decades.
Researchers recently demonstrated that a miniature robot could travel autonomously to a superficial femoral artery in a pig, deliver contrast dye, and return safely to the extraction point.
The Saildrone Surveyor unmanned surface vehicle has completed the mapping of the previously uncharted ocean floor off the Alaska and California coasts.
A molecular sensing system used by researchers at Israel's Hebrew University of Jerusalem can enter plant cells to identify potential crop diseases.
The researchers demonstrated the technique is scalable at the wafer level, which would make it an attractive option for future quantum computing.
Team science is writ (very) large.
An artificial intelligence algorithm developed by a global team led by researchers at New York University can identify existing drugs that could be repurposed during future pandemics.
A pilot program at a jail in Washington, D.C., funded by an Amazon grant, gave inmates access to a course in basic cloud computing skills.
Ohio State University said researchers at its College of Medicine have developed a virtual reality training program that represents a mass casualty event realistically.
Researchers at Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET have found the first real-world case of Unified Extensible Firmware Interface malware that can take over a computer's boot process.
Rather than obtaining a warrant, the bureau purchased sensitive data—a controversial practice that privacy advocates say is deeply problematic.
DuckAssist isn't a chatbot, but it uses artificial intelligence to help answer your questions.
The new technology could upend many online businesses. But for companies that figure out how to work with it, A.I. could be a boon.