It may take hours for a robot to figure out how to grasp a new object. But hundreds of robots could accelerate the process by sharing knowledge.
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
A Columbia scientist and his startup think they have a plan to save the world. Now they have to convince the rest of us.
Secret, a new app that lets you share honestly and anonymously, is addictive.
As Google puts machine-learning software into more products, it must train it to behave more as humans expect.
Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late?
A new automated aerial vehicle uses an extremely thin wire tethered to the ground to transmit power and data.
The ability to power remote sensors and devices using Wi-Fi signals could be the enabling technology behind the Internet of things, say electrical engineers.
A surface that manipulates objects using mechanically controlled pins can put simple structures together.
Oil companies’ climate change policies may not have been criminal, but they were self-deceiving.