Artificial intelligence

Researchers in Brazil are hunting for unofficial roads -- many of them illegal -- tied to rainforest destruction.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
New single-pixel device borrows materials from solar cells to replicate the behavior of a biological retina as part of its fundamental design.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Driverless cars may soon routinely join human motorists on roads around the world.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
A new skill for a smart speaker -- Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa may listen for signs of cardiac arrest.
Emilie Lorditch, Contributor
Like biological brains, artificial neural networks may depend on slow-wave sleep for learning.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
A conversation with computational linguist Emily M. Bender about the ways artificial intelligence can go wrong.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Machine learning turbocharges the process of identifying molecules to test for bacteria-attacking properties.
Brian Owens, Contributor
Such cyborg partnerships could aid law enforcement during manhunts.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Researchers develop a new technique that uses artificial intelligence to summarize long scientific papers.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
January's coolest science stories summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
A better understanding of how humans detect different voices may help design better voice recognition software.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Data science and machine learning are helping basketball players up their game.
Marcus Woo, Contributor