Artificial intelligence 1, humans 0 is current score of a five-game, five-day tournament between a Google computer program and the world champion of Go, the most complex board game ever created.
By John M. Glionna, STAT
Enthusiasts of nootropics -- brain-enhancing supplements -- want to achieve better versions of themselves, but are the compounds safe?…
By PBS NewsHour
As conservationists struggle to save endangered species, a litter of adorable puppies -- and the secret behind their birth -- might provide a helpful breeding tool. The puppies, born in July, are the first successful examples of in vitro fertilization…
By Michael D. Regan
A young New Hampshire inventor has worked for years to create a product that limits distracted driving.
Go is considered the most complicated game in human history. Google has now built an artificial intelligence program that can beat a professional player.
3D laser scanners and virtual reality has been an emerging player in police investigations, such as with Tamir Rice and San Bernardino. But at trial, do these realistic depictions always show every point of view.
By Nsikan Akpan
The LastQuake app uses Internet virality to detect earthquakes before official seismic reports.
A viral story claims Christmas lights wage war on your WiFi. Here’s the science behind whether or not it's true and ways to fix it if so.
By Corinne Segal
NEW YORK — In a forgotten corner of the New York City underground, Dan Barasch and James Ramsey are growing pineapples. “It’s ripe,” Ramsey said, examining a fist-size pineapple nestled between thyme, sage and dozens of other plants. “One bite…
By PBS NewsHour
When you watch an insect fly in slow motion, you get a whole new perspective on the complexity of movement and engineering. A new collaborative research project, funded by the U.S. Air Force, is devoted to studying how insects and…
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