Norman is an algorithm trained to understand pictures but, like its namesake Hitchcock's Norman Bates, it does not have an optimistic view of the world.
Hundreds of Moon-sized worlds may orbit the Sun far beyond Neptune, sculpting the geometry of the outer Solar System.
Every scientist hopes for a "Eureka" moment—the jolt of sudden insight when a discovery becomes clear. But great advances always follow regular progress, and while individual researchers might strive for disruption, institutions are most successful when they're consistent and steady.
Machine learning algorithms identified three different types of earthquakes from seismic recordings.
Researchers from five institutions have demonstrated how an optical chip can simulate the motion of atoms within molecules at the quantum level.
Researchers have developed an approach to the three-dimensional printing of soft material that merges expert judgment with an optimization algorithm.
The next generation of false news will feature realistic-looking videos and a battle of algorithms.
Tim Cook, who has led Apple since 2011, spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep in a wide-ranging interview on Monday as the company kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.
Physicists are both thrilled and baffled by a new report from a neutrino experiment at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago.
NASA's Curiosity rover is analyzing drilled samples on Mars in one of its onboard labs for the first time in more than a year.
Researchers at Newcastle University in the U.K. have developed a technique for using a three-dimensional printer to create human corneas.
A new device uses inexpensive flash storage to process huge graphs using a personal computer.
The new Call for Code Global Initiative is aimed at helping the IT world respond more efficiently to natural disasters using a variety of computer-based technologies.
Facebook AI Research has developed a neural network that can translate music from one style, genre, and set of instruments into another.
Researchers in Australia and Switzerland have proposed a device that can break time-reversal symmetry by exploiting the quantum tunneling of magnetic flux around a capacitor.
Fifteen years ago, ESA's Mars Express was launched to investigate the Red Planet. To mark this milestone comes a striking view of Mars from horizon to horizon, showcasing one of the most intriguing parts of the martian surface.
New genetic algorithms can predict how the number of skyscrapers and other buildings in an urban area will increase.
A new ingestible sensor can help diagnose gastrointestinal problems.
Intel Labs' Jim Clarke observes that the race to develop the first practical quantum computer is fraught with challenges.
Hawaii's Board of Education is working to boost computer science programs in the state’s schools.