Blind users can identify complex objects, and even read words This Sensory Substitution Device uses the camera to gather visual data and then uses a rather nifty computer algorithm to translates this data into
“solar water-splitting cells” Take a look at this video. See the little bubbles racing to the water’s surface? What you’re looking at is an “artificial leaf,” unveiled yesterdayby a team of researchers at MIT.
There are literally hundreds of free courses online Back in August, we told you about a free course on artificial intelligence being offered by Stanford University, and co-taught by two world-renowned AI experts. The
Marks the beginnings of the field of bionanoprotonics. One of the barriers that stops us from plugging computers into our brains and replacing our eyeballs with cameras is the fact that biological systems and electronics
Self-replication If there’s one thing that scifi has taught us it’s that there’s no possible situation where giving things that can’t replicate the ability to do so is a good thing. Yet, against all our
Scientists have known for some time that dogfish sharks, like the one pictured up top, naturally produce a broad-spectrum antibiotic called squalamine in their livers. Now, new research into the cellular function of squalamine reveals
DARPA robots that may someday be our new overlords One part of the Department of Defense is hard at work researching technology that is alternately amazing, bizarre, and downright scary. You may not be familiar