Answers on the Web vary from a few thousand meters to 48 kilometers. Now a pair of physicists have carried out an experiment to find out.
When it comes to robotic flocks, do you control each machine individually or the entire swarm overall? A new programming language allows both.
The microwaves that cell phones emit can interact with human tissue in an entirely new way, says theoretical biologist at a government lab
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Google’s new translation app puts simulated neurons on your phone—a technique that could make future gadgets much smarter.
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Computers have never been good at answering the type of verbal reasoning questions found in IQ tests. Now a deep learning machine unveiled in China is changing that.
A number of companies are working on more flexible, more adaptive, and more human robots for the workplace.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
Transparent, flexible loudspeakers are tens of nanometers thick and just plain cool.