Advances in robotics make it possible to automate tasks such as processing poultry and vegetables.
Facebook teams with researchers to transfer your smiles and frowns into virtual reality.
In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, electricity-starved Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are trying to get power from a lake—and avert catastrophe.
A new kind of nerve interface gives the wearer, Igor Spetic, a sense of touch at 20 spots on his prosthetic hand.
Researcher Ewen Mullins is testing potatoes that are engineered to resist blight in Ireland.
In buying Boston Dynamics, Google has gained an impressive edge in robot locomotion.
A startup moves to release its facial coding software for education and other apps.
New database technology speeds up visualizations by as much as 70 times on ordinary computers.