Multicolor holography technology could enable extremely compact 3D displays

Lens-free holography method could bring color 3D displays to augmented reality glasses and smartphones Researchers have developed a...

Converting Wi-Fi signals to electricity with new 2D materials

Device made from flexible, inexpensive materials could power large-area electronics, wearables, medical devices, and more Imagine a world...

Machines that learn language more like kids do

Computer model could improve human-machine interaction, provide insight into how children learn language Children learn language by observing...

Aquatic animals that jump out of water inspire leaping robots

Ever watch aquatic animals jump out of the water and wonder how they manage to do it in such a streamlined and...

New models sense human trust in smart machines

New "classification models" sense how well humans trust intelligent machines they collaborate with, a step toward improving the quality of interactions and...

Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ancestor

By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, investigators from the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico...

Can artificial intelligence tell a teapot from a golf ball?

How smart is the form of artificial intelligence known as deep learning computer networks, and how closely do these machines mimic the...

The first tendril-like soft robot able to climb

Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia obtained the first soft robot mimicking plant tendrils: it is able to curl and climb, using...

Any Ban on Killer Robots Faces a Tough Sell

Fears of a Terminator-style arms race have already prompted leading AI researchers and Silicon Valley leaders to call for a ban on killer robots....

CES 2019: A Tech Solution for a Standoff

To say I'm typically not a fan of CES would be an understatement, but this year was very different. A combination of...

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A Chicago man sued a restaurant in 2008 for allegedly serving him a parasitic tapeworm along with his salmon. So what about...

Is Yogurt Really Good for You?

The yogurt section in the grocery store has gotten pretty complicated. Instead of just choosing between regular and light, or fruit on...

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If you find yourself wondering, "Am I getting enough vitamin D?" you should also ask yourself another question: "Am I getting enough magnesium?"