A former Google and Uber engineer wants to establish Way of the Future, a religious group dedicated to a "godhead based on artificial intelligence."
The all-electric Lilium Jet just attracted $90 million in funding and differs from similar projects in that it’s already flying.
Researchers have created an environment for experimenting on animals that appears to be effective at generating convincing illusions of the natural world.
The flexible fabric, developed by Harvard researchers, might also one day assist with movement, acting as a soft exoskeleton for wearers.
By replicating the function of the human brain's 100 trillion synapses, scientists hope to boost the versatility of artificial neural networks.
Scientists discover that light, under certain conditions, can move around objects like a frictionless liquid, which could help improve a wide array of devices like lasers and solar panels.
The man behind Tesla and SpaceX proposes dropping individual vehicles into a network of subterranean platforms and tunnels.
A new study assesses the evolutionary dynamics of physically embodied robots — and it suggests that we're mashing the fast-forward button on the impending robotic revolution.
The $250 Hangprinter system aims to bring power to the people in the high-stakes realm of 3D printing.
The Kaalink device can capture up to 93 percent of the emitted pollution from standard internal combustion engines.
The Enigma machine's cipher technology featured in the Imitation Game movie will be used to generate codes more secure than those on the back of credit cards.
New tests verify that Germany's Wendelstein 7-X fusion energy device is on track to safely suspend plasma in magnetic fields.
Researchers suggest coding artificial intelligence in such a way that robots don't make a distinction between human and machine.
A pilot program in Pittsburgh will offer Uber customers free rides in autonomous Volvo SUVs. Backup human driver included.
A haptic project makes it possible to feel the direction of a virtual bouncing ball and other imaginary objects.
The Flash Falcon concept aircraft envisions a future where small fusion reactors power advanced and incredibly powerful electric-combustion engines.
MIT's cognitive seabots are designed to plan autonomously and work together like ... well, like the crew from Star Trek, actually.
Debate over the field's validity continue to rage, but at one historical hotspot, parapsychology research has never stopped.