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A machine-learning study that analysed hundreds of thousands of earthquakes beat the standard method at predicting the location of aftershocks.
Researchers have developed software to ensure that if a military robot falls to the ground, it can right itself.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft still has 100 million miles to go, but it has taken its first snapshot of the space rock that will be its date for New Year's Day 2019.
Genomic research has led to remarkable insights and medical breakthroughs, but it also represents serious privacy risks.
It's been more than a century since Spanish neuroanatomist Santiago Ramón y Cajal won the Nobel Prize for illustrating the way neurons allow you to walk, talk, think, and be.
During the 2016 U.S. presidential election, inaccurate and misleading articles burned through social networks.
For the well-being of humanity, it is crucial that the power of artificial intelligence is used as a force of good.
Guinness World Records has recognized the University of Texas at San Antonio for creating the world's smallest medical robot.
The University of Illinois' Coordinated Science Laboratory has developed a noise-cancelling technique that does not require ear canal-blocking headphones.
Researchers have developed a system that uses machine learning algorithms and psychological models to infer a person's "musical sophistication."
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a simulator that helps to secure industrial control systems against hackers.
The death of a woman hit by a self-driving car highlights an unfolding technological crisis, as code piled on code creates 'a universe no one fully understands'.
Blockchain's undeletable data can address privacy and security issues in the fine art markets.
President Trump thinks Google's search engine is "rigged." By featuring more mainstream news outlets and relatively fewer conservative sites in the results he sees, Trump tweeted Tuesday, Google is "suppressing" right-wing views…
Ever wonder what the people on the other end of a Hangouts session are really looking at on their screens?
A study by researchers at Freiburg University in Germany concluded that socially assistive robots will be used increasingly in the future.
Social media bots and Russian trolls spread discord and misinformation about vaccines on Twitter.
Participation by female, African-American, and Latino students in Advanced Placement computer science courses boomed this year.
Arizona State University students' robotic guide dog received first prize at the 2018 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest in Shanghai, China.
A new system uses artificial intelligence to edit the facial expressions of actors in a film to accurately match dubbed voices.
Forty percent of Americans say the U.S. science, technology, engineering, and math worker shortage is at a crisis level.
This really gives a new meaning to the "paper of record."
President Donald Trump's Tuesday morning attack on Google for delivering "rigged" search results met with a swift denial from the company, but Trump's threat to address the "suppressing" of conservative voices might not be so…
Some scientists are suggesting limiting how smart artificial intelligence can get—all the way down to human intelligence.
Researchers analyzed gait parameters to develop software that uses an avatar to predict how many calories people will expend when walking.
A new wearable/implantable device measures electrophysiological signals and applies electrical and thermal stimulations as needed.
Facebook's artificial intelligence laboratory, working with the New York University School of Medicine, generated reliable magnetic resonance imaging scans with less data.
MIT's Josh Tenenbaum on how people think and learn, and how to make machines do likewise.
On Tuesday morning, the 45th president of the United States woke up around 5:30am Eastern Time and decided to begin his Tuesday by berating the "Fake News Media," claiming that Google was somehow "rigged" so that "all stories…
In a May memo to President Trump, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis implored him to create a national strategy for artificial intelligence.