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Scientists at DeepMind used its AlphaFold algorithm to predict the 3D shape of almost every known protein.
Both chambers of the U.S. Congress this week passed the Chips and Science Act, earmarking $280 billion to strengthen U.S. innovation and technology hubs, including support for basic research and bolstering semiconductor chip …
Device can eavesdrop on people up to 1 km away using existing fiber-optic cables.
Wildfire prediction model uses social media and geophysical satellite data for more accurate real-time forecasting and monitoring.
Indiana University Bloomington has launched an updated version of the Network Tool, a visualization tool that shows journalists, scientists, and the public how information propagates.
Georgia State University researchers constructed a computer program that can sift through massive volumes of brain imaging data and identify new patterns associated with mental illness.
Scientists at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and EPFL's Blue Brain Project have published a theory describing a secret cell language for sharing information about the outside world.
Algorithm enables a new way to study properties of materials resulting from strong electron-electron interactions.
University of Washington researchers developed an AI software that can design structures for proteins that do not exist, including compounds that might find use in cancer treatments and vaccines.
A team led by researchers at the Flatiron Institute discovered a new phase of matter that has the potential to act as long-term quantum information storage.
Opens the door to using commercially available health monitors to detect other infectious diseases.
Rootkit hides in firmware images of Gigabyte or ASUS motherboards, all related to designs using the H81 chipset.
Researchers have found a way to use the web's basic functions to identify who visits a site—without the user detecting the hack.
Using chaos testing to stabilize cybersecurity.
This year's World Cup soccer tournament in Qatar will employ autonomous radar-guided interceptor drones for stadium security.
Agricultural engineers created a prototype end-effector that can remove unwanted apples from trees as a first step toward robotic, green-fruit thinning.
Researchers designed a novel therapy for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that could prevent the virus from escaping treatment.
The projects he worked on or oversaw had a huge impact, either directly or indirectly.
BigScience is a global effort to build a more transparent, accountable AI, with less of the bias that infects so many Big Tech initiatives.
A multi-institutional team of researchers led by the University of Cincinnati's Yu Shi has developed a technique for modeling the thermodynamic properties of molten salts via deep learning artificial intelligence.
A team of scientists from Japan's Hiroshima University, the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, and the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences has developed an algorithm that uses genome editing to broaden …
Scientists at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, the University of Maryland, and Western Digital Technologies programmed a neural network from magnetic tunnel junctions and trained it to taste wines virtually…
The U.K. government has approved plans for Skyway, a 165-mile drone superhighway that will connect towns across England and be used to survey infrastructure such as roads and ports.
Cornell University researchers have developed a wearable earphone device that can reconstruct the wearer's face using sonar.
Researchers taught a four-legged, dog-sized robot to walk in one hour with the help of a Bayesian optimization algorithm.
Data scientists led an interdisciplinary team that developed a first-of-its kind comprehensive global dataset of the Earth's lakes and reservoirs.
A brain-computer interface startup has implanted a wire-electrode combination in the brain of a U.S. patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
With global supplies tight, brokers are playing an outsize role in securing key components.
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Political wrangling slows progress on what began as bipartisan effort to restore America's semiconductor production prowess.