A interactive design tool enables novices and experts to build customized legged or wheeled robots using three-dimensionally-printed components and commercially available actuators.
A Tijuana-based biker club have been charged with stealing 150 Jeep Wranglers using stolen computer code and key designs, the U.S. Justice Department announced. The value of the stolen Jeeps was $4.5 million.
Twenty years ago IBM's Deep Blue computer stunned the world by becoming the first machine to beat a reigning world chess champion in a six-game match.
The tombs of ancient Egypt have yielded golden collars and ivory bracelets, but another treasure—human DNA—has proved elusive.
The most anticipated slide deck of the year is here.
On a Saturday afternoon, 10 students gather at Genspace, a community lab in Brooklyn, to learn how to edit genes.
The nation's top-level intelligence office, the Director of National Intelligence, wants to find "the most accurate unconstrained face recognition algorithm."
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a new approach for making compliant, controllable robotic structures.
Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a color-changing surface that is tunable via electric voltage.
Researchers have developed a hand-worn device connected to a brain-computer interface to help stroke patients retrain their brains to recover hand movements.
University of Washington researchers have demonstrated a new method for digital information processing in living cells.
Future quantum computers will need software tailored to their specific ways of operating.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee created a paradigm shift that changed the world with his invention of the World Wide Web, Hypertext Transport Protocol, and Hypertext Markup Language.
The outlook for artificial intelligence-based autonomous weapons.
Analog computing could provide greater efficiency, improved digital algorithms.
Improvements in hardware, the availability of massive amounts of data, and algorithmic upgrades are among the factors supporting better machine translation.
In 2015, geneticist Guy Reeves was trying to configure a free software system called Galaxy to get his bioinformatics projects off the ground.
Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus may have tipped over in the distant past, according to recent research from NASA's Cassini mission.
Last week, the Supreme Court dealt a major blow to corporations that try to use patent law as a weapon against other firms, saying that companies can only be sued for patent infringement in the places they actually do business.
Researchers at the University of Utah found perovskites permit easily controllable electron spin and have a sufficiently long spin lifetime to transport information.