A neural network that simulates the way monkeys recognise faces produces many of the idiosyncratic behaviours found in humans, says computer scientists.
A Montreal-based film studio is making movies that you’ll watch with a virtual-reality headset, pointing the way to a whole new form of entertainment.
Software that can discover patterns in data and write a report on its findings could make it easier for companies to analyze it.
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A new mathematical model of the way the disease spreads in West Africa predicts that the Ebola epidemic should be over by the middle of the spring.
Harassment has become a major issue online. Twitter’s efforts to crack down on problem users might suggest a broader solution.
The cost of solar has fallen to a point where it can compete with grid power in some places.
Stem-cell advocates pin their hopes on a method of treating diabetes.