Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
Vermont got it wrong on GMOs. Its mistake will affect people far beyond its borders.
The successful launch of a 3-D-printed drone from a ship shows a possible route to cheaper autonomous aircraft.
The BabySeq project in Boston has begun collecting data to quantify the risks and benefits of DNA sequencing at birth.
An emerging additive manufacturing technology could be fast and cheap enough to compete with conventional methods, but it faces materials-related challenges.
A startup called Siluria thinks it’s solved a mystery that has stymied huge oil companies for decades.
Dark matter must collide with human tissue, and physicists have now calculated how often. The answer? More often than you might expect.
A startup has developed a contraceptive chip that could be deactivated and reactivated using a wireless remote.
Space-suit engineer Dava Newman, SM ’89, PhD ’92, heads to Washington, D.C., as NASA’s deputy administrator.
Astrophysicists believe that our galaxy must be filled with more dark matter than ordinary matter. Now astronomers say they can find no evidence of dark matter’s gravitational influence on the planets. What gives?