Even conventional industrial robots are becoming safer to work around, making them more likely to collaborate with humans.
Microprocessors configured more like brains than traditional chips could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.
New models built with security and privacy in mind reflect the Zeitgeist of the Snowden era.
Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce crop damage.
The successful test of a soft touchdown demonstrates a capability that could cut the cost of space launches significantly.
The ability to teleport quantum information between diamond crystals that can also store it is a small but important step toward a quantum Internet.
Amid a wide range of new platforms to manage streams of data from the Internet of things, a simple version emerges that anyone can use.
We should be able to use Jupiter's radio emissions like ground-penetrating radar to study the oceans on Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto, say space scientists.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
The global network of links between the world's airports looks robust but contains a hidden weakness that could lead to entire regions of the planet being cut off.