Computer scientists have created machines that have the balance and agility to walk and run across rough and uneven terrain, making them far more useful in navigating human environments.
Thirty years after virtual-reality goggles and immersive virtual worlds made their debut, the technology finally seems poised for widespread use.
The smartphone era is finally getting the productivity software it needs.
The ability to create primates with intentional mutations could provide powerful new ways to study complex and genetically baffling brain disorders.
Microprocessors configured more like brains than traditional chips could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.
A new map, a decade in the works, shows structures of the brain in far greater detail than ever before, providing neuroscientists with a guide to its immense complexity.
A 2001 essay warned advocates of free expression not to delude themselves into thinking the Internet can never be controlled.
It’s too easy to be led astray by the lure of big data.
Research suggests that electronic health information is particularly vulnerable to software bugs.