Software may appear to operate without bias because it strictly uses computer code to reach conclusions. That's why many companies use algorithms to help weed out job applicants when hiring for a new position.
Human learning is a complex, sometimes mysterious process. Most of us have had experiences where we have struggled to learn something new, but also times when we've picked something up nearly effortlessly.
Using a telepresence system developed at EPFL, 19 people—including nine quadriplegics—were able to remotely control a robot located in one of the university laboratories. This multi-year research project aims to give ...
Squares, triangles: Regardless of their form, bacteria can figure out where to split with a little help from Alan Turing
The E.coli bacterium, a very common resident of people's intestines, is shaped as a tiny rod about 3 micrometers long. For the first time, scientists from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University have found ...
Researchers at EMBL Heidelberg have solved a question that has puzzled cell biologists for decades – how does the protein machine that allows cells to swallow up molecules during endocytosis function?
Could Mars, of all places, be the place to look for early life on Earth?
News that Baidu, the Google of China, cheated to take the lead in an international competition for artificial intelligence technology has caused a storm among computer science researchers. It has been called machine learning's ...
Since the early 20th century, an unheralded star of genetics research has been a small and essentially very annoying creature: the fruit fly.
The first Italian woman in space is now the world's first orbiting barista.