Social robots are simpler to interact with than humans, can repeat games with infinite patience and record the data for further study. That’s changing the way autistic children learn new skills, say therapists.
Many experts would have us believe that robots and other technologies are behind the job drought. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.
Researchers look at social media to understand how updates and “likes” differ between personality types.
Cosmologists use the mathematical properties of eternity to show that although universe may last forever, it must have had a beginning
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The process of making a famous problem in logic even harder reveals fascinating insights into the relationship between logic and language
Startup Cyclone Power thinks it has a way to replace internal combustion engines.
LEDs outperform incandescent lights, hands down. But they should also give farmers unprecedented control over plant growth, development and nutritional content in future, say researchers.
The optional solar roof on Toyota’s 2010 Prius may not provide a watt of mobility.
IBM researchers have developed an algorithm that predicts your home location using your last 200 tweets.