Physicists take the first step toward taming the short-lived particle
The novel coronavirus outbreak raises questions about how such pathogens evolve and what makes infections mild or severe
The vast region may stay wet—or dry up and burn—depending on whether indigenous people want to continue to work the land
Conservationists still need to work to minimize conflict between the endangered apes and humans
Deep-learning algorithms are peering into MRIs and x-rays with unmatched vision, but who is to blame when they make a mistake?
By channeling a flood of biomedical data, machine learning could transform basic research and clinical practice
Digitization of patient charts was supposed to revolutionize medical practice. Artificial intelligence could help unlock its potential
The pharmaceutical industry is in a drug-discovery slump. How much can AI help?
Successfully applying AI to biomedicine requires innovators trained in contrasting cultures
By leaking water, a soft robotic gripper cools itself more efficiently than humans do
Scientists have detected relativistic frame dragging, a prediction of Einstein’s greatest theory, around a distant pair of exotic stars
Snags hinder efforts to create small cellular models of the human cortex
Particular antioxidants in fruits and vegetables may lower chances of getting the disease
An electronic device increases their speed, and later versions could control their direction as well
Scientists have released the first pictures from a new telescope in Hawaii, one of three missions expected to redefine our understanding of our home star in the 2020s
The presidential candidate wants new limits on government use of biased studies pushed by industry
Lying has gotten a bad rap. In fact, it is among the most sophisticated accomplishments of the human mind. But how can one tell if a person is fibbing?
The country has shut down all travel to and from Wuhan and nearby cities in an attempt to curb the spread of a new virus
Studying gene expression in human brain tissue grown in the lab could offer insight into disorders such as autism
Researchers printed a replica of the vocal tract of ancient Egyptian scribe Nesyamun