Renewable energy will rule only when weather data drive the design of a new electric grid
MeerKAT has drawn astronomers, engineers and data scientists from around the world
U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrives Friday for negotiations, but the photos suggest North Korea leader Kim Jong-un’s regime is increasing its missile-making capabilities
In its quest for scientific achievement, China’s research and development spending has grown rapidly over the past two decades, making it second only to the United States
Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise talks about the need for standardizing robots and diversifying engineering teams
We're not that close to making self-modifying robots, expert says
Competitors are racing to answer Elon Musk’s call to create a capsule that can carry commuters at the speed of sound. M.I.T. unveiled its entry on Friday
Security expert offers a scientific perspective on realistic options for the U.S.
A structure known as a metal organic framework traps water vapor by night, then releases it when heated the next day. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Personalized AI requires personal data. Apple, Google and others say they can now grab more of it while keeping privacy and security intact
The best facial-recognition algorithms are now as good as the best forensic examiners are. But the best results come by combining human and computer skills. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A systems scientist breaks down the intricacies of making a machine that can fool humans into thinking it’s one of us
The InSight Mission will look at Mars's seismic activity and latent heat to find out more about how planets get made--and how humans might live there.
Drones, satellites and data analysis drive a new agricultural revolution
Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American
The Swedish furniture has become something of a benchmark for robotics engineers
New cars have amazing technology everywhere but the dashboard
A focus on costly space telescopes is hurting the field
Investigators will study video, design plans and the “accelerated bridge construction” method for clues
By pitting AIs against one another, tech companies are creating realistic computer-generated images