Experts warn that new technology makes it easier to covertly produce WMDs
Clusters of decentralized units could be used in search and rescue operations or drug delivery
The nation wants to make its AI industry dominant by 2030
For better or worse, machine learning and big data are poised to transform the study of the heavens
A worst-case cyberwarfare scenario for the 2020 American presidential election
Our willingness to share content without thinking is exploited to spread disinformation
New technologies help companies monitor their workers’ every move. But do those data tell them anything useful?
Major technological shifts are fewer and farther between than they once were
Researchers trained machine-learning algorithms to read Amazon reviews for hints that a food product would be recalled by the FDA. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Slight changes around the eyes are indeed a giveaway as to whether a smile is sincere or faked.
Psychologists launch a clinical trial to gauge whether virtual reality can quell the fears of patients with the mental disorder
Computer modeling revealed that insects with a celestial compass can likely determine direction down to just a couple degrees of error. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A new study demonstrates it is surprisingly easy to ID an individual within a supposedly incognito data set
Starting in 2017, an artificial intelligence monitoring system at the Welgevonden Game Reserve in South Africa has been helping to protect rhinos and their caretakers.
A new program outperforms professionals in six-player games. Could business, political or military applications come next?
Life’s information-storage system is being adapted to handle massive amounts of information
A combination of two technologies could vastly improve food safety
Soon participants in virtual gatherings will feel like they are physically together
Droid friends and assistants are penetrating deeper into our lives