Facebook backs an independent AI ethics research center
It has first-hand experience with ethical concerns in AI.
Speedy DNA nanorobot could lead to molecular factories
A new power technique makes gene-based robots practical.
Electric car prototype is built for Africa's rural roads
The aCar is tough and flexible enough to survive harsh conditions.
Terabit fiber optic speeds just came closer to reality
Nokia and Deutsche Telekom have managed 1Tbps in the field thanks to clever transmissions.
Powerful magnetic shield will test the limits of physics
The Standard Model of physics, as good as it is, has gaps: it can't really explain dark matter, gr...
Mind-controlled drones promise a future of hands-free flying
There have been tentative steps into thought-controlled drones in the past, but Tekever and a team...
Researchers claim to have developed 'smallest conceivable switch'
A team of researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (or TUM) led by Dr. Willi Auwaert...
Robots finally able to follow 'make me a sandwich' command (video)
Pancakes? No problem. Cookies? You got it! Sandwich? ...is there a Subway near by? Why robots hav...
Researchers aim to replace copper with aluminum as a conductor in auto power systems
As every lonely cat lady with a police scanner knows, the price of copper is as high as it's ever b...