Smart machines are about to usher in the age of Industry 4.0.
Most people have never heard of the software that makes up the machinery of the internet
- especially the tools that keep us safe.
He spends his days developing artificial intelligence systems. What about AI keeps him up at night?
Mirzakhani blazed to the top of her field due to her talent. But who she was and where she came from also make her a role model for those from underrepresented demographics in the world of math.
At present the design and certification of new emojis is controlled by a single body.
Governments on the African continent must increase their investment in research and development so that science can yield self-sufficiency.
Scientists are beginning to link animal facial expressions to emotions, making it possible for us to understand how they feel.
Atoms blown up in the right way could signal when a gravitational wave is passing through.
In the current commercial space race, the idea of reusing rockets is gaining momentum.
Thinking about Canada 300 years from now, virtual graveyards are invaluable national assets that should be supported, free and regulated in the best interest of the people.
Hardy lifeforms such as tardigrades can survive almost anything.
Our research shows we keep going back to social media even when it infuriates us.
Juno has flown closer to the solar system's most famous storm than any other spacecraft to take the most detailed images to date. They may help scientists reveal some of the spot's best-kept secrets.
Journalists face psychological trauma from producing news even when they are distant from the scene of violent incidents. What can news organizations do?
Online search ads are big business. Retailers have to work hard to compete for visibility in Google’s online searches as the company faces trouble in the European Union over its Shopping site.
Robots should be empowered to pick the action that most helps humans.
Treaties banning biological and chemical weapons are in place, and the path is clear to remove nuclear weapons too. Lethal autonomous weapons (killer robots) should be next.
In an era when opinion often trumps evidence in public health issues, it's time to support and invest in evidence-based medicine to protect the public from dangerous, poorly informed beliefs.
Systematic reviews are rarely applied to basic research. A new study shows how they could separate good data from bad, saving millions in research dollars and speeding life-saving treatments.
Who is responsible for space debris? What laws should apply to humans living on another planet? Who has rights to mine asteroids? The Outer Space Treaty needs an update to address such questions.