NASA's InSight lander has deployed its first instrument onto the surface of Mars, completing a major mission milestone. New images from the lander show the seismometer on the ground, its copper-colored covering faintly illuminated in the Martian dusk.
Researchers have developed what they describe as the fastest, most energy-efficient simulation of part of a rat brain, using off-the-shelf computer hardware.
Slow uptake of driverless passenger services is spurring the autonomous industry to experiment with offerings like food deliveries from small, self-driving vehicles.
A Canadian startup has created a life-size digital avatar to help retail brands looking for ways to boost falling in-store sales in the face of growing competition from e-commerce.
Saint Louis University researchers have proposed a sound-based traffic-management solution for network orchestration.
Reindeer herders in Finland are fitting their animals with Internet-connected collars to keep track of their whereabouts in the wilderness, using a mobile app.
Right now, I can open up Google Photos, type "beach," and see my photos from various beaches I've visited over the last decade.
It's not the best version of Jingle Bells you'll ever hear—it's being played by a rubber robot hand. But the hand could point the way to better designs for robot limbs.
In the early 1980s, a cluster of fledging computer companies opened up shop in a chaotic corner of northwest Beijing, near the campuses of Peking and Tsinghua Universities.
Engineers used a deep neural network to train a computer to reconstruct transparent objects from images captured in almost total darkness.
Hyundai Motor has developed a system that will allow drivers to unlock and start their vehicles using only their fingerprints.
Yale University researchers have reduced the number of steps needed to synthesize two natural anticancer products, using a strategy for computational analysis in organic chemistry.
A team of students from the University of Cape Town in South Africa took first place in the Student Cluster Competition.
Businesses, universities, and governments increasingly are turning to algorithms to make crucial decisions about how to treat customers and citizens.
CVE-2018-8653 must be patched manually for now.
Last week at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) the science team of NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission presented their first findings from the asteroid, Bennu. As expected, the spacecraft had uncovered evidence of liquid water in Bennu's past.
Drivers who illegally use mobile phones while driving will have their pictures taken along several motorways in Sydney, Australia, in a pilot of new high-tech cameras.
A robot designed to test collaborative automation integration in a working medical facility recently concluded its first real-world trial in a Texas hospital.
An international research team developed customized software to determine the best strategy for Brazilian reforestation efforts.
A new study found that people with low self-control are more susceptible to malware attacks.