Miniature lenses that mimic the eyes of predatory birds could shrink a camera’s size to less than 1/100th of an inch -- and in the meantime, revolutionize a host of compact technologies.
By Andrew Wagner
What did 2016 mean for science? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien sits down with William Brangham to discuss some of the more remarkable discoveries, innovations and setbacks this year, including the confirmation of one of Einstein's major predictions, the global outbreak…
By PBS NewsHour
One self-driving technology expert said the overall tenor of the White House's new guidance signaled that the federal government truly has embraced autonomous driving.
By JOAN LOWY AND JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press
Uber released its first fleet of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. For now, they are also equipped with a human technician. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Alex Davies of Wired Magazine -- a journalist who took a ride in one…
By PBS NewsHour
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako and Joshua Barajas
As part of a $300 million deal with Volvo, Uber said it will produce a fleet of 100 self-driving XC90 vehicles for the test program by the end of the year. The test program will start in Pittsburgh.
By John Pavlus, Scientific American
Decades of research have already warned about the human attention span in automated cockpits.
By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American
Amid a federal investigation of a Tesla vehicle crash, ignorance of the technology’s limitations has come into focus.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press and Tom Krishner, Associated Press
Self-driving car driver killed in Florida collision, a first.
Researchers find a moral inconsistency around self-driving vehicles that could present roadblocks to greater public safety.
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