Sorry, smug technophiles, biology is a lot messier than even the most poorly optimized code.
Can a special security system keep hackers from messing with your connected baby monitor and door lock?
Psychologists believe that drawing is an important part of children's cognitive development. So an objective analysis of these drawings could provide an important insight into this process, a task that machine vision is ideally suited to.
Startup Pavegen has already installed floor tiles to harness the power of footsteps; now it wants to put that technology inside your shoes.
An achievement in tissue engineering suggests that people with damaged vocal cords could eventually get new ones.
A pair of physicist-biologists show the many ways animals use hairs to keep clean -- and how we might leverage nature’s design expertise.
A roundup of the best stories on computing from other sites, collected by Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review’s San Francisco bureau chief.
A surface that manipulates objects using mechanically controlled pins can put simple structures together.
A roundup of interesting stories on robotics and artificial intelligence from other sites, collected by Will Knight, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for AI.
The discovery of a stable form of one-dimensional diamond has scientists racing to understand its properties. The first signs are that diamond nanothread will be more versatile than anyone expected.