Hands up if you've heard of Swift Playgrounds? No, it's not some new start-up providing quick playdates for bedraggled parents, although that might be interesting.
MIT biological engineers have created a programming language that allows them to rapidly design complex, DNA-encoded circuits that give new functions to living cells.
Apple today announced that its Swift programming language is now open source. As an open source language, the broad community of talented developers—from app developers to educational institutions to enterprises—can contribute ...
If you wanted to know whether shifts in the African climate during Paleolithic times correlated with the appearance and disappearance of hominin species, how would you find the answer? It's a tricky question because of the ...
For decades, materials scientists have worked to infuse the lessons learned from natural proteins into the design of new materials.
Microsoft has released a new computer science curriculum designed for teens who may not have expressed much interest in computer programming – and teachers who don't necessarily have any background in the field, either.
Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) are working to document some of Australia's oldest Indigenous languages which are at risk of being lost forever.
Last year, MIT computer scientists and Adobe engineers came together to try to solve a major problem that many companies face: bit-rot.
At the Association for Computing Machinery's Programming Language Design and Implementation conference this month, MIT researchers presented a new system that repairs dangerous software bugs by automatically importing functionality ...
The Java programming language, which has just turned 20 years old, provides developers with a means to write code that is independent of the hardware it runs on: "write once, run anywhere".