Because language is only part of human communication, IBM is using machine learning to teach robots social skills like gestures, eye movements, and voice intonations.
Novel molecular structures are a first step toward economical carbon capture at a wide scale.
A roundup of the best stories on computing from other sites, collected by Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review’s San Francisco bureau chief.
Pebble’s newest smart watch is thin and light, which could make more people like me interested in buying one.
Researchers demonstrate customized implants that help injured nerves regenerate in rats.
The revelations about Volkswagen’s diesel emissions hurt not only the German carmaker, but the diesel industry overall.
Brain Corporation has released software that could let you reprogram a robot by showing it how to do something.
Researchers covered a touch screen in gel that can harden into buttons of all shapes and sizes so you can use the display even if you can’t gaze at it.
A roundup of the best stories on robotics and artificial intelligence from other sites, collected by Will Knight, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for AI.
Astrophysicists speculate that "mirror" dark matter poses an entirely new form of radiation threat and could cause the mutations that lead to cancer.