Software turns English into synthesized Chinese almost instantly.
Free-piston engines could be used to generate electricity as efficiently as, and less expensively than, fuel cells.
A commercial device uses powerful image and information processing to let cars interpret 360° camera views.
Software that turns data into written text could help us make sense of a coming tsunami of data.
Materials scientists have discovered how to make black phosphorus nanosheets in large amounts, heralding a new era of nanoelectronic devices.
Success would redefine the economics of space travel, but SpaceX’s reusable rocket shows that it’s still hard to perform a safe landing.
A hedge fund manager aims to solve the funding problems facing early-stage biomedical research.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
Some people are more susceptible to conspiracy theories than others, say computational social scientists who have studied how false ideas jump the “credulity barrier” on Facebook.