Ants' pheromone-laying and -following behavior has inspired an algorithm that uses artificial ants in a virtual environment to solve optimization problems.
D-Wave offers access to a cloud-based quantum application environment.
Systematic analysis reveals a range of new issues and a need for new mitigations.
The technology projects two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and four-dimensional 2D, 3D and 4D images of patients interactively by overlaying them onto the patient's body.
The world is about to say au revoir to Le Grand K, a cylinder of platinum and iridium that has long reigned over the world's system of weight measurement.
After 30 hours of bumping along on planes and buses, at long last I stood in the darkness and gazed upon an immense night sky.
Clothing brands collaborated with a Canadian nonprofit to build a website that can identify forests that should be kept pristine, to make supply chains less ecologically destructive.
Researchers in the U.K. have developed a way to improve the battery life of mobile devices, by minimizing the power consumption of mobile apps by up to 60%.
Scientists warn that hackers could weaponize artificial intelligence to conceal and accelerate cyberattacks and potentially escalate their damage.
A new manufacturing technique can keep electronics cooler by as much as 18 degrees Fahrenheit, allowing faster, more efficient computation.
Dartmouth College researchers have developed battery-free eye-tracking glasses that could enhance augmented reality technologies.
U.S. supercomputers are now ranked in first and second place on the latest Top500 list, due to upgrades.
Japanese neurosurgeons have implanted 'reprogrammed' stem cells into the brain of a patient with Parkinson's disease for the first time.
California continues to be plagued by wildfires, including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California, now one of the deadliest in the state's history. NASA satellites are observing these fires—and the damage they're leaving behind—from space.
The University of Pittsburgh's Daniel Jiang has developed algorithms that learn decision strategies in complex and uncertain environments, and tests them on video games.
An international research team analyzed 425 studies conducted since 2000 and concluded computers that support student collaboration beneficially affect learning.
University of California, Riverside scientists have determined how hackers can exploit graphics processing units to expose private data.
Although the global scientific community is becoming more diverse, developing ways to make certain peer reviewers are true "peers" is lagging behind.
Social media companies are struggling to contain new forms of political misinformation on their platforms that bubbled up during this year's midterm elections.