As cost overruns and delays plague the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, fusion startups are raising more capital.
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.
A new test uses synthetic biology to detect Zika with a high level of specificity.
There’s a chance to use cutting-edge technology to save native Hawaiian birds from the mosquitoes that are driving them to extinction.
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.
A surgical robot was able to repair pigs’ bowels more accurately than human doctors.
Oculus’s VR headset can be thrilling, but will you buy it if some experiences make you sick and it’s hard to use for more than 20 minutes?
IBM believes it can demonstrate an experimental chip that will prove the power of quantum computers in just a few years.