Smart fridges have never been good enough to make a difference. But a team of Korean scientists hope to change that with a new approach to the problem of making kitchen coolers clever.
Google’s purchase of smart-thermostat maker Nest makes a lot of sense, and could help it compete against Apple.
New method could help scientists understand neural circuits and tumor biology.
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An exotic new form of propulsion could send a spacecraft to Uranus in the time Galileo took to get to Jupiter less than half as far away, say rocket scientists.
A smartphone app inspired by Greek mythology has the potential to help the blind navigate indoors where GPS is unavailable.
Computer scientists have developed an algorithm that works out a vehicle’s destination using only its starting location and speed throughout its journey.
Google can identify and transcribe all the views it has of street numbers in France in less than an hour, thanks to a neural network that’s just as good as human operators. Now its engineers reveal how they developed it.