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Researchers have relayed a quantum-secured message containing multiple bits of information for each photon through the air above a city.
Researchers have developed the Media Device Orchestration concept, which helps create a three-dimensional audio experience using common home devices.
Researchers have developed a way for high school students and first-year engineering students to learn robot intelligence technologies.
Researchers demonstrated a cyberattack against artificial intelligence that controls driverless cars and image-recognition systems by installing an invisible backdoor in the software.
Stanford University cryptographer Dan Boneh and geneticist Gill Bejerano have developed a secure multiparty computation algorithm to discover disease-linked genetic mutations.
Researchers are combining artificial intelligence and climate science to create deep-learning analyses of weather patterns.
The correspondence, dating from 1949 to 1954, was found by an academic in a storeroom at the University of Manchester.
Late last week, as some staff astronomers embarked on trips to see Monday's solar eclipse, two of NASA's space-based observatories—Hubble and Chandra X-ray—and at least two land-based telescopes scrambled to capture a far more…
As Earth-observing satellites become more plentiful and climate models more powerful, researchers who study global warming are facing a deluge of data.
China is planning to boost its computing power tenfold within a couple of years by building the world's first exascale computer with a dedicated mission of helping China's maritime expansion.
Stanford University professor Andrew Ng's current area of concentration is teaching next-generation artificial intelligence specialists to train computers.
Researchers at the University of Manchester proved that data storage is possible in individual molecules at -213 degrees Celsius, which is extremely close to the temperature of liquid nitrogen.
The U.S. National Science Foundation will allocate $17.7 million to fund 12 Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science projects that support research and training activities that go beyond disciplinary boundaries…
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel warn smartphone security can be compromised by repair shops that install replacement parts containing secret, malicious hardware.
In the darkness of early morning on August 21, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker in the Strait of Malacca off Singapore.
Metal antennas that send and receive TV signals and radio waves could soon be replaced by tiny films up to one hundred times smaller, scientists say.
Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence and Research Group says it has achieved a 5.1% error rate for its speech-recognition technology.
Researchers say they have developed neural networks that assess short narratives to predict which stories will appeal to large audiences.
Researchers at Northeastern University say they have found a "modest correlation" between journalists' Twitter networks and the ideological aspects of their news content.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have received a grant to develop a networked airborne computing platform for multiple unmanned aerial vehicles.
Artificial intelligence promises to change aspects of music ranging from rock concerts to advertising jingles.
In a corner of Alphabet's campus, there is a team working on a piece of software that may be the key to self-driving cars.
More than 60 years ago, Francis Crick and James Watson discovered the double-helical structure of deoxyribonucleic acid—better known as DNA. Today, for the cost of a Netflix subscription, you can have your DNA sequenced to learn…
Researchers say they have created an "unhackable" computer chip to boost the defenses of computer hardware.
The U.S. National Infrastructure Advisory Council warns there is a shrinking window of opportunity to fortify critical U.S. infrastructure against a massive "9/11-level cyberattack."
Girls Who Code has arranged a deal with Penguin to release 13 books over the next two years.
New software makes it easier to animate characters.
Mappy is a new software system that can autonomously generate maps of a video game's levels.