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.
A new model of the way the THz waves interact with DNA explains how the damage is done and why evidence has been so hard to gather
One of the last bastions of human mastery over computers is about to fall to the relentless onslaught of machine learning algorithms.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
The world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matches or outperforms commercially available earphones, say physicists.
University of Calgary researchers create new method for making water-splitting catalysts using abundant metals.
Cheap green laser pointers can emit dangerous levels of infrared radiation, according to an investigation carried out by physicists in the US
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
Big Data is revolutionizing 21st-century business without anybody knowing what it actually means. Now computer scientists have come up with a definition they hope everyone can agree on.
The seeds of destruction for both iOS and Android app stores have already been sown – by none other than Google.