If our knowledge of galaxy structures was limited to the Milky Way, we'd get a lot of things wrong. The Milky Way, it turns out, is unusual.
New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China's access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in U.S. technology startups, as both investors and startup founders abandon deals amid scrutiny from Washington.
A neural network learned to "hide" information about a source image within the images it generated via a nearly imperceptible, high-frequency signal.
B-Secur's HeartKey technology allows users to unlock and start their cars via the unique beating pattern of their heart.
The University of Colorado is relying on robots to help students maintain a presence in class, even when they cannot physically be there.
Software can review contracts, and more, faster and more accurately than lawyers.
A new computer program allows users to translate any free-form drawing into a two-dimensional, nanoscale structure made of DNA.
Researchers have developed a software program to identify and decode rodent vocalizations.
The Chinese National Space Administration placed its Chang'e-4 lander and rover on the far side of the Moon.
A group of companies are testing unmanned aviation technology to prove drones can fly delivery routes without crashing into each other, and that they can be tracked in crowded skies.
The growth of automation so far has had a negligible impact on jobs at a global level, according to the World Bank's chief economist.
The U.K. Government Communications Headquarters has created a competition for 12- to 13-year-old girls aimed at drawing more women into cybersecurity.
Protecting confidentiality has been a priority for the Census Bureau for most—but not all—of its existence.
Last year, Microsoft Corp.'s Azure security team detected suspicious activity in the cloud computing usage of a large retailer: One of the company's administrators, who usually logs on from New York, was trying to gain entry from Romania.
Throughout 2018, researchers found exploitable weaknesses related to "speculative execution" vulnerabilities.
A new technique developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology "reverse-engineers" complex three-dimensional (3-D) computer-aided design models.
The Ethereum Foundation, and the broader open source movement devoted to advancing the cryptocurrency bitcoin, plan to field-test an overhaul of Ethereum's code.
Researchers in the U.K. have completed testing on an artificial intelligence-enabled rover that will make its own decisions about where it explores on Mars.
Despite expectations by the mining industry that artificial intelligence would transform operations, some experts consider that promise overhyped and unrealistic.
In the 1970s, at the height of the Cold War, American military planners began to worry about the threat to US warplanes posed by new, radar-guided missile defenses in the USSR and other nations.