Could Mars, of all places, be the place to look for early life on Earth?
How do Netflix or Facebook know which movies you might like or who you might want to be friends with?
Researchers at the Microsoft Asia research lab this week made the Microsoft Distributed Machine Learning Toolkit openly available to the developer community.
Since the early 20th century, an unheralded star of genetics research has been a small and essentially very annoying creature: the fruit fly.
In the near future we may have household robots to handle cooking, cleaning and other menial tasks. They will be teachable: Show the robot how to operate your coffee machine, and it will take over from there.
New research shows how inkjet-printing technology can be used to mass-produce electronic circuits made of liquid-metal alloys for "soft robots" and flexible electronics.
We make decisions every day based on risk – perhaps running across a road to catch a bus if the road is quiet, but not if it's busy. Sometimes these decisions must be made in an instant, in the face of dire circumstances: ...
Previously, when Chieko Asakawa navigated her way across the Carnegie Mellon University campus, she used her white cane to identify obstructions with her ears alert to recognizable sounds and intuition in full power to keep ...
Only a few years ago, it would have seemed improbable to assume that a piece of technology could quickly and accurately understand most of what you say – let alone translate it into another language.
The price fluctuation of fine wines can now be predicted more accurately using a novel artificial intelligence approach developed by researchers at UCL. The method could be used to help fine wine investors make more informed ...