A new study finds algorithms’ predictions are slightly superior but not under all circumstances
They aim for clarity amid confusion surrounding the outbreak
AR headsets are still bulky and expensive, but smartphone-based apps are filling the gap
Digitization of patient charts was supposed to revolutionize medical practice. Artificial intelligence could help unlock its potential
Successfully applying AI to biomedicine requires innovators trained in contrasting cultures
The pharmaceutical industry is in a drug-discovery slump. How much can AI help?
Deep-learning algorithms are peering into MRIs and x-rays with unmatched vision, but who is to blame when they make a mistake?
Researchers printed a replica of the vocal tract of ancient Egyptian scribe Nesyamun
Paleontologists have charted 300 million years of Earth’s history in breathtaking detail
Scientists used computer algorithms to develop a programmable organism made of frog DNA
Unfortunately, it won’t be here by 2020
New machine-learning technique can distinguish living bodies from deceased ones
Cyberattacks and missile launches have already happened
An update to the classic “double-slit” experiment paves the way toward a novel strategy for quantum computing
The device uses lasers to accelerate electrons along an etched channel
Some algorithms were up to 100 times better at identifying white faces
AI may equal human intelligence without matching the true nature of our experiences
Instead focus on making artificial intelligence controllable and responsive to human needs
The fiber-optic cables that connect the global Internet could potentially be used as seismic sensors. Christopher Intagliata reports.