No longer is artificial intelligence the stuff of books and movies. It’s already part of our everyday lives—in search engines and weather forecasts, for instance. Now, with machine learning and contextual technology, AI is evolving to the next level.
A surgical robot was able to repair pigs’ bowels more accurately than human doctors.
Millions more could be exposed to the virus by 2018, the earliest a vaccine will be ready.
Humans and machines both use neural networks for object and face recognition. Now evidence is emerging that both types of vision are flawed in the same way.
As cost overruns and delays plague the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, fusion startups are raising more capital.
IBM believes it can demonstrate an experimental chip that will prove the power of quantum computers in just a few years.
The first gene therapy approved in the Western world costs $1 million and has been used just once. The doctor who tried it says the price is “absolutely too high.”
A submersible robot used to explore a 17th-century shipwreck shows how humans and machines might collaborate in other settings.
Facebook’s popular messaging app was shut down by a judge in Brazil after improved encryption irked investigators.
Spider silk has the ability to resolve features smaller than any ordinary microscope can see, say materials scientists.