Tests of Google’s autonomous vehicles in California and Nevada suggests they already outperform human drivers.
Computer-controlled sedation could lighten the load for intensive-care staff and make the process safer for patients.
A startup will sift through “treasure troves” of data from failed trials to find abandoned Alzheimer’s drugs that might work for some patients.
Volvo, Tesla, and dozens of researchers are using creative battery designs to make electric vehicles lighter.
Computer maker HP plans to release a 3-D printer—but that doesn’t necessarily mean a personal printing revolution is afoot.
Technology that derives personality traits from Twitter updates is being tested to help target promotions and personalize customer service.
Despite limitations, the Firefox OS-running ZTE Open shows promise for low-cost smartphones.
A Stanford startup’s new radio can send and receive information on the same frequency—an advance that could double the speed of wireless networks.
Brain-mimicking software can reliably solve a test meant to separate humans from machines.
Drawing on artificial-intelligence capabilities, PARC researchers are developing software meant to help make manufacturing accessible to people without manufacturing expertise.