Recent advances in machine learning have produced spectacular results—but two experts say the real trick will be connecting different knowledge in useful ways.
Researchers in the U.K. aim for a new commercial potato that resists many of the worst vulnerabilities of potato crops around the world.
The DARPA challenge, designed to make robots disaster-ready, could have far-reaching technological benefits.
New technology protects customer privacy while it crawls the Dark Web for data compromised in corporate breaches.
The official map of the human genome can’t tell you everything about your genes. Does graph theory offer a better way?
Using chip technology to precisely mimic blood vessels in the lungs could be a better way to treat patients with lung failure.
New Google technology addresses the tiny screen problem by letting you control wearables with tiny gestures, or by touching your clothes.
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Sentient claims to have assembled machine-learning muscle to rival Google by rounding up idle computers.
Beam Messenger shows friends what you type as you’re texting, even if you decide to delete it.