RRobots are taking over the world's workforce—and why shouldn't they?
Jean E. Sammet, an early software engineer and a designer of COBOL, a programming language that brought computing into the business mainstream, died on May 20 in Maryland.
Researchers at Harvard and Columbia universities conducted a study to determine whether popular online quizzes and food imagery could be leveraged for nutrition education.
Majoring in math, nuclear engineering, or even geology can lead to a well-paying software job.
On a Saturday afternoon, 10 students gather at Genspace, a community lab in Brooklyn, to learn how to edit genes.
Researchers have developed a hand-worn device connected to a brain-computer interface to help stroke patients retrain their brains to recover hand movements.
After AlphaGo's historic victory against South Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol in March 2016, Go teacher Jianlun Qian felt a sense of impending crisis. He fretted about the demise of the game brought about by AI.
James Miller, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Kansas, is exploring new ways to open the Spencer Museum of Art's history and collections to the public through data visualization and storytelling.
Mark Guzdial suggests a new balance is needed in computer science education between discovery learning and direct instruction.
In 2015, geneticist Guy Reeves was trying to configure a free software system called Galaxy to get his bioinformatics projects off the ground.
"MIT Professor Exposes 'Egregious Error' & Evidence Tampering in US Report on Syria Sarin Incident." Pretty good headline, right?
Researchers have discovered that humans whose lower limbs are fastened to a typical clinical robot only modify their gait if the forces the robot applies threaten their walking ability.
Sören Schwertfeger finished his postdoctorate research on autonomous robots in Germany, and seemed set to go to Europe or the United States, where artificial intelligence was pioneered and established.
Danielle Olson creates immersive media to help users understand each other's backgrounds and feelings.
When engineers design a new aircraft, they carry out much of the initial testing not on full-sized jets but on model planes that have been scaled down to fit inside a wind tunnel.
Japan's scientific might is in danger of decline. The country's sluggish science and technology budget is making it difficult to secure talent, and research facilities are suffering from the deficit.
A disembodied voice sounded over a loudspeaker. "Incoming. Take cover," it warned to anyone within earshot. Then, the sirens began to wail.
Exploding interest in computer science courses across the United States has coincided with an undesirable side effect: a spate of high-tech collegiate plagiarism.
Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg returned to the university Thursday to give graduates a commencement address, filled with calls for building a connected world "where every single person has a sense of purpose."
A 1.5-tonne stone tribute to peer review is the latest addition to Moscow's rich cultural heritage.