Artificial Intelligence

The latest news and scientific studies about everything to do with the future of A.I.

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Innovation

Audio deepfakes are a major threat — here’s how researchers expose them

A new technique can curb the growing scam.

HORIZONS

Trash can-sized robots could revolutionize how you travel — but there's a catch

It carries your things, streams your tunes, and keeps a watchful eye on your every move.

Innovation

Why everyday household chores may be practically impossible for today’s robots

Except for the Roomba.

What's that smell?

AI could revamp the once-doomed Smell-O-Vision

(Maybe) coming to a theater new you.

Get Snackin'

Is that a piece of cake? Here's how your brain knows something is food

These food-happy neurons may give insight into food perception.

Innovation

AI can now detect pancreatic cancer better than radiologists

The technology could help combat one of the hardest-to-detect (and deadliest) diseases.

Science

61 years ago, the founding father of SETI fundamentally altered the search for aliens

It is hard to avoid the conclusion that we shouldn’t be alone in the galaxy.

Innovation

This technology listens to your breath to diagnose early-stage Parkinson's disease

No uncomfortable wearables required.

Retrospective

20 years ago, Al Pacino's best sci-fi satire predicted a terrifying modern trend

Few films have possessed such an uncanny ability to predict where the fame game is heading.

HORIZONS

This high-tech camera may help protect our identities — here's how it works

Plus: Making indoor lighting work better.

Innovation

“Quantum materials” could give the human brain a run for its money, scientists say

With this new design, our machines may reach general intelligence — and perhaps even consciousness.

Horizons

Amazon's new invention could let you “speak” to the dead — but should it?

Amazon, Microsoft, and other tech giants are circling closer to digital immortality.

Innovation

A new robotic twist on the “Turing test” fools human subjects

This time it's more about body language.

Cloudbusting

Astronomers have an ambitious plan to discover the first light in the universe

Shedding some light on the subject

Mind's Eye

This experimental robot replicates a distinctly human sense — embodiment

Engineers teach a robot to learn about its body using artificial intelligence

Dahlia Boat

AI Nirvana Initiative ending explained: Who is Dahlia Boat?

It’s not really a name.