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The Pentagon has known for years that a significant number of the replacement parts it buys for its missile guidance and satellite systems contain substandard counterfeit microchips.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is back in contact with Earth after its successful first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings on April 26, 2017.
Rice University professor and ACM Fellow Lydia Kavraki will receive this year's ACM Athena Lecturer Award.
New neural network-based detection algorithms can determine what movies people who use streaming services are viewing.
Six-year-old girls exposed to a computer-programming activity had more interest in technology and more positive outlooks about their own skills compared to non-participants.
Researchers have developed a method for wirelessly powering ingestible electronic devices.
Jean-Marc Alliot at the Computer Science Research Institute of Toulouse in France has developed a system that directly ranks chess players based on the quality of their chess moves.
What do you picture when you think of a drone?
A new automated probe system for gauging the performance of computer elements is designed to run 100 times faster than current supercomputers, while consuming far less energy.
New York University professor Justin Cappos has been developing The Update Framework (TUF) for eight years to help organizations update their software securely.
Researchers have developed a new method to counter algorithmic bias, with the goal of proving algorithms can guarantee fairness in resource allocation.
Disney researchers say they have developed a new method that makes it possible to realistically simulate hair by observing real hair in motion.
A City University of New York program helps public school students learn science and math, and provides them with role models.
Two graduate students stood silently beside a lectern, listening as their professor presented their work to a conference.
Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our sun.
Researchers are developing a computerized machine-learning method for better predicting how well a typical organ transplant will proceed.
Researchers at the University of Rochester are using data science to understand the phenomena driving the global climate system.
University of Idaho professor Joseph Qualls says he envisions education being transformed by artificial intelligence.
Researchers have demonstrated it is possible to prevent machine-vision systems from seeing specific categories of objects in a scene.
Researchers created ScanNet, a new database of three-dimensional images with millions of annotated objects, to help train machines to better understand the physical world via deep learning.
Mozak is a new scientific discovery game enabling citizen scientists to generate three-dimensional reconstructions of neurons in different regions of human and animal brains.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is set to make its first dive through the narrow gap between Saturn and its rings on April 26, 2017.
Chemists are dreamers. Every day, they imagine molecules floating in space, with atoms moving about in a stately dance.
In early January, I went to see Mark Zuckerberg at MPK20, a concrete-and-steel building on the campus of Facebook's headquarters, which sits across a desolate highway from the marshy salt flats of Menlo Park, Calif.
An estimated 600 March for Science rallies took place Saturday across the U.S., and across the globe.
A team of Google researchers by the end of this year plans to build a device that achieves "quantum supremacy."
This year's "Made with Code" initiative paired women from three non-government agencies with student scientists to address environmental challenges.
Researchers are working on an approach to unmanned air systems and aerial vehicles that does not use global navigation satellite systems .
Scenes from China's quest to dominate the robotic future: At startup E-Deodar, a human-looking droid serves coffee to employees who are building $15,000 industrial bots that are about a third cheaper than foreign brands and are…
D-Wave and IBM offer access to supercomputing quantum computers in the cloud.