When Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. visited Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute last month, he was asked a startling question, one with overtones of science fiction.
When the cybersecurity industry warns of digital threats to the "internet of things," the targets that come to mind are ill-conceived, insecure consumer products like hackable lightbulbs and refrigerators.
Engineers at Stanford University say they have developed a flexible, organic, biodegradable electronic device.
Scientists are attempting to counter a rash of fake news spreading online as European elections loom.
A new low-cost, modular, customizable add-on system for wheelchairs employs sensors and software to make navigation easier for visually-impaired users.
A new tool uses machine learning to model personal sleep patterns based on sounds made during sleep.
Women's contributions in open source software communities tend to be accepted more often than men's in general, but they are rejected more frequently when a woman's gender is identifiable.
Imperial College London researchers have automated the generation of three-dimensional morphable models used to represent human faces.
When we talk about artificial intelligence in games, we usually picture smarter or more realistic enemies that don't come off as mindless automatons.
What looks like a tiny mechanical ostrich chasing after a car is actually a significant leap forward for robot-kind.
A philosopher who believed humans will always be smarter.
Researchers at the University of Southern California are studying whether social networks can help make people healthier.
The Makeup Lamps system tracks an actor's movements and expressions during live stage performances so the actor's face can be painted with light.
Combining digital and analog elements in nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits boosts their computational power by enabling a larger number of inputs to be processed.
Chipmakers are exploring what comes after they reach the predicted limits of integrated circuit density, complexity.