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Take a look at the photograph below; it's just an ordinary picture of two people outside a building, right? One of them appears to be handing something to the other.
Oklahomans are no strangers to Mother Nature's whims.
Researchers in March organized a $19-billion auction of 84 megahertz of radio spectrum using artificial intelligence.
Researchers have combined machine-learning algorithms with brain-imaging technology to "mind read."
Researchers at Osaka University in Japan have developed an early detection method for cow lameness, which is also known as hoof disease.
A new algorithmic scheme for venture capital investment pairs the unpredictabilty of Brownian motion with large datasets about startup founders, investors, and performance.
Researchers are working to develop robots to help children with autism in ways that humans cannot.
There are no mechanics on Mars, so the next best thing for NASA's Curiosity rover is careful driving.
Before human beings wrote books or did math or composed music, we made leather.
Spoiler alert: If you wish to continue enjoying gargantuan home runs in the future with unspoiled pleasure, free of all polynomial equations, read no further. If you persist, however, then there is much math to consider.
New hope for visually impaired technology users.
A University of California, Berkeley professor has announced the release of a massive dataset for Dex-Net 2.0.
A $450,000 grant will support the development of an artificial intelligence system that can detect software bugs and security attacks in computer systems before they deploy.
Researchers who achieved record-setting seismic simulations presented their studies at this week's ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt, Germany.
Researchers have found a topographical insulator "heterostructure" rendering such surfaces magnetic at room temperature.
The goal is to prevent cyber attacks and restore trust in digital operations.
Albert Einstein is heading out for his daily stroll and has to pass through two doorways.
Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks…
Most people expect artificial intelligence eventually will earn the trust and even affection of humans.
Networking vendors use open source projects as platforms for enterprise projects, or as the underlying technology for some of the world's largest networks.
Carnegie Mellon University plans to establish one of the largest and most experienced collaborative research groups in the world.
Researchers are developing robots that can maneuver around on land and fly through the air.
Researchers will use genetic sequencing and big data analysis to help keep the global milk supply safe.
A new flexible thermoelectric energy harvester could rival existing wearable electronic devices using body heat as their source of energy.
The European Union's head of antitrust enforcement announced a record $2.7 billion fine against Google on Tuesday, accusing the search engine for illegally favoring its own comparison shopping service as customers used Google…
At a White House gathering of tech titans last week, Timothy D. Cook, the chief executive of Apple, delivered a blunt message to President Trump on how public schools could better serve the nation's needs.
One of America's least known National Historic Landmarks may also be its ugliest. It''s kept hidden inside Building 32 on the grounds of the Johnson Space Center in Houston and is identified simply as Chamber A.
A robust and resilient Internet of Things framework is critical for future progress. New and emerging concepts may illuminate the path.
Code.org recently launched a free, year-long course that is designed to provide more than 30,000 low-income students the opportunity to learn how to program.
Researchers are using supercomputers to study reptile evolution.