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India's Ministry of Civil Aviation said a trial run of beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone delivery of medicines was completed successfully in Bengaluru.
Venture capitalists are investing in leasing robots from Silicon Valley startups to smaller U.S. factories amid a labor shortage.
Some student-athletes and coaches at Eatonville High School in Eatonville, WA, are being required to wear proximity monitors to trace potential COVID-19 exposure.
Updating emergency rescue equipment and tactics with digital technologies.
Pandemic-related product shortages from computer chips to construction materials were supposed to be resolved by now. Instead, the world has gained a lesson in the ripple effects of disruption.
Ultrafast electron microscope opens up new avenues for the development of sensors and quantum devices.
The ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication has awarded its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award to Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientist Hari Balakrishnan.
A study by Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi at the University of California, Irvine on the potential impact of a coronal mass ejection on the global Internet finds that continent-connecting undersea cables would be at particular risk from…
Many users leave sensitive personal information on their electronic devices when discarding them, according to scientists at Canada's universities of Guelph and Waterloo.
Over 50 robots are working at Singapore's Changi General Hospital, performing activities ranging from surgery to administrative activities.
Researchers have developed a faster, more accurate three-dimensional particle-tracking system for monitoring the motion of particles in flow.
New software uses a digital camera to automatically detect a baby's face in a hospital bed and remotely monitor its health.
Scientists at Japan's Osaka University have unveiled what they are calling the first-ever three-dimensionally-printed Wagyu beef, created using stem cells extracted from cattle.
Two years after its pilot launched in Logan, Australia, Alphabet's drone delivery company Wing is nearing its 100,000th customer delivery.
A new system can maintain network connections when optical fibers break by reconfiguring optical transmissions from damaged fibers to healthy ones.
Researchers have developed an algorithm that can retrieve ranked choices by combining people's own opinions or votes with their predictions of others' responses.
The video technology, initially associated with porn, is gaining a foothold in the corporate world.
It seems evaporated glass, chains of ions, and quantum stability go hand in hand.
Verizon aims to find out by testing the technology, which is geared at enhancing encryption methods using session key exchange security mechanisms, the carrier said.
The tech giants also pledged to step up their efforts to address a dire talent shortage that has hampered efforts to counter hacking.
A new device simultaneously stores and visually transmits data with a single semiconductor.
Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have developed an adaptive algorithm to help optimize the design of next-generation COVID-19 vaccines.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency says the hackers it invited to try to hack the High-Assurance Cyber Military Systems all failed.
Scientists built a touchscreen-like interface that can operate on any flat surface via a projector synchronized with a single camera.
Mathematician Martin Jackson is known for his work on Hilbert's Tenth Problem, among other things.
Notebooks turned in the best performance during the second quarter of 2021, while desktops saw a healthy rebound, says Canalys.
Federal government to expand use of facial recognition despite growing concerns.