Most researchers think of planetariums, if they think of them at all, as a place to take schoolchildren for whizzy trips through the stars, with nothing to offer serious scientists.
Researchers are developing a new generation of prosthetic limbs that will enable the wearer to automatically reach for objects without thinking.
Researchers in Germany have developed a holographic imaging process that depicts the radiation of a Wi-Fi transmitter to generate three-dimensional images of the surrounding environment.
The Planar Elliptical Runner is a two-legged robot that will help explore how mechanical design can be used to enable sophisticated legged locomotion.
A study led by the Illinois Institute of Technology suggests artificial intelligence can outperform legal scholars in the prediction of U.S. Supreme Court rulings.
Rapidly aging populations will drive growth in home-based robotics, according to Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Rodney Brooks.
Six times a day, Katrin pauses whatever she's doing, removes a small magnet from her pocket and touches it to a raised patch of skin just below her collar bone.
The Face Recognition Prize Challenge is designed to improve core face-recognition accuracy.
Researchers are studying ways to use artificial intelligence techniques to analyze video shot by a drone for signs of damage to cell towers.
Customizable technology wields a sizable influence on accelerating political polarization in the U.S.
Researchers will use a $3.1-million grant to develop software that brings statistical rigor to interactive data exploration.
The drive to make electronic devices more situationally, contextually aware of their environments.
A new movie sequence of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the view as the spacecraft swooped over Saturn during the first of its Grand Finale dives between the planet and its rings on April 26.
When Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. visited Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute last month, he was asked a startling question, one with overtones of science fiction.
When the cybersecurity industry warns of digital threats to the "internet of things," the targets that come to mind are ill-conceived, insecure consumer products like hackable lightbulbs and refrigerators.
Engineers at Stanford University say they have developed a flexible, organic, biodegradable electronic device.
Scientists are attempting to counter a rash of fake news spreading online as European elections loom.
A new low-cost, modular, customizable add-on system for wheelchairs employs sensors and software to make navigation easier for visually-impaired users.
A new tool uses machine learning to model personal sleep patterns based on sounds made during sleep.