Overdevelopment in China has created urban regions known as ghost cities that are more or less uninhabited. Nobody knew how bad the problem was until Baidu used its Big Data Lab to find out.
Physicists have discovered a material that superconducts at a temperature significantly warmer than the coldest ever measured on Earth. That should herald a new era of superconductivity research.
Augmented-reality company Magic Leap could need more cash to make its headset.
What the nervous system of the roundworm, frozen embryos, and extreme hypothermia tell us about preserving the mind.
Leave a human baby with some toys and it’ll quickly learn to pick them up. Now a robot with deep-learning capabilities has done the same thing.
Policymakers are fallible judges of the risk and return of technology investments.
What the nervous system of the roundworm tells us about freezing brains and reanimating human minds.
In a world first, a machine plays chess by evaluating the board rather than using brute force to work out every possible move.
The way fashion shows influence street-chic outfits has long been debated. Now a machine vision system that can track how fashions spread through society is providing the first hard evidence.
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.