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The use of facial recognition by private businesses in the U.K. is on the rise.
Researchers have converted old Sanborn Fire Insurance maps into three-dimensional digital models of historic neighborhoods with a new machine learning technique.
Scientists built a computer model that predicts cotton, corn, sorghum, and soybean yields in the southeastern U.S.
The digital dark matter is a result of scientists borrowing computational techniques from computer vision AI.
The researchers showed laser melting and quenching silicon can result in the formation of Q-silicon. The entire process is completed in less than a fraction of a microsecond.
We polled 2,000 people about how they're using AI, what they want it to do, and what scares them about it the most.
Harvard University is planning to deploy a ChatGPT-like AI bot as an instructor in one of its Computer Science courses.
Researchers at Brown University and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México invented a robotic platform that mimics metachronal swimming to navigate underwater.
A battery-free holistic wound monitoring sensor patch uses artificial intelligence to identify the wearer's wounding healing status within 15 minutes.
A team of researchers has taken a step toward building a fault-tolerant quantum bit by detecting "fractional quantum anomalous Hall" states using semiconductor-material flakes.
The Taara project uses lasers to bring Internet access to remote and rural locations.
Reports that the White House may clamp down on sales of semiconductors that power artificial intelligence capabilities sent tech stocks diving.
A new direction for electronics?
The tool instantly identifies sperm, then leaves the embryologist to decide whether sperm is really present and if it is viable enough for Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection.
Researchers unveiled a programmable "toggle switch" device to reduce noise and provide clear outputs of quantum processors.
Computer scientists have developed an attack that can bypass voice authentication security systems within six attempts.
A decentralized protocol could allow for the efficient, secure exchange of one cryptocurrency for another.
Why Europe has an edge over America and China.
More than 140 brands are advertising on low-quality content farm sites—and the problem is growing fast.
A multi-institutional team of researchers created a wearable skin sensor that can detect the C-reactive protein inflammation biomarker in perspiration.
Scientists found laboratory-reared male fruit flies appear to become more adept at mating after engaging with robotic replicas of rival males.
Researchers found three-dimensionally-printed ceramic gas turbines have greater heat tolerance than those made from conventional metals.
Early detection is crucial for treating eye disease. AI-enhanced eye scan analyses could spot warning signs quicker—and reach patients at scale.
Researchers verified a key measurement from a study earlier this year that had faced doubts from other scientists.
The best use for generative A.I. in health care, doctors say, is to ease the heavy burden of documentation that takes them hours a day and contributes to burnout.
A.I. companies have an edge in blocking the creation and distribution of child sexual abuse material. They've seen how social media companies failed.
New social apps arise to challenge troubled Twitter.
The device emits a stream of single photons and could provide a basis for optical quantum computers.
Engineers at Switzerland's ETH Zurich constructed a full-body tactile suit to amplify immersive virtual reality experiences.
Scientists engineered a robot that practiced raspberry-picking on a silicone raspberry mockup with an artificial stem to ensure it learned how to handle the fragile fruit.