At its core was an algorithm so powerful that you could give it the rules of humanity’s richest and most studied games and, later that day, it would become the best player there has ever been.
Waymo’s driverless taxi service will start with only a few hundred customers.
A new technique using ultrasound to clear the toxic protein clumps thought to cause dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is moving to the first phase of human trials next year. The treatment has proven successful across animal tests and presents an exciting, drug-free way to potentially battle dementia.
A century after it saw the first tanks roll across it, Salisbury Plain is playing host to the largest military robotic exercise in British history. Over the next four weeks, the Autonomous Warrior exercise will test over 70 different types of robots under simulated combat conditions.
Water filters can get dirty and lose their effectiveness quickly. Now researchers have tested a new nature-inspired membrane that filters liquids using other liquids, making for a more efficient and longer-lasting membrane.
A new supercomputer is able to mimic how the human brain functions, and can perform 200 quadrillion actions simultaneously.
Samsung’s long-rumored folding-display phone has finally become a reality – well, almost. During the keynote for the 2018 Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) today, the company demoed a prototype of what it calls the Infinity Flex Display, which can fold from smartphone- to tablet-sized.
A new deep learning algorithm has been developed that can study PET scan images and detect the onset of Alzheimer’s six years earlier than current diagnostic methods. The research is part of a new wave of work using machine learning technology to identify subtle patterns in complex medical imaging.
Mujin, a start-up spun out of Tokyo University, has developed industrial robots that can fully automate warehouses and fulfillment centers. After doing this for JD.com in China, it plans to enter the U.S. marketplace.
By Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times FONTANA — Looking at a map of California on a projector screen, Johannes Moenius, an economics professor at the University of Redlands, hovered his mouse over the Inland Empire, which glowed with a splotch of red pixels. The colored dots signified how susceptible