SCIENCE & TECH

A new durable and high-efficiency heating patch technology could just be what it takes to warm up without having to raise your thermostat.
As privacy concerns grow with so-called ‘free’ services like Google and Facebook under pressure, alternatives to Google’s powerful search engine are beginning to gain momentum and significant market share.
The Singapore-based Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data held its inaugural meeting on November 30.
Infineon Technologies AG, a German advanced microelectronics company, and NSRCEL at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore are partnering to help with the early growth stages of Artificial Intelligence start-ups.
ITU-T, a specialized agency of the United Nations, on November 13 approved a set of Japanese-developed standards to guide design of telecommunications equipment in the face of soft errors related to cosmic ray equipment interference.
Austin has become the first city in Texas to enter the U.S. Department of Transportation’s SPaT (Signal Phasing and Timing) Challenge through the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE).
After successful pilot deployments of Calgary-based Ambyint IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things)-enabled edge controllers and associated Artificial Intelligence solutions integration, Husky Energy has decided to deploy the technology on all wells in Rainbow Lake, Alberta.
Chugai Ro. Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation just announced the first general-purpose hydrogen burner for industrial use ever produced.
The lead battery, a mainstay of modern life in multiple forms for 159 years after its invention, is now getting a new lease on life as modern technologies may make it more effective, both for the automotive industry and the power grid.
The American Bar Association will be hosting a webinar on autonomous vehicles October 2.
On July 18, individuals, companies and other organizations banded together in a rare sign of international unity to sign a joint pledge saying they would “neither participate in nor support the development, manufacture, trade or use of lethal autonomous weapons”.
A website the public knows little about has become a critical tool for researchers to share their work without paywalls.
A British Columbia company claims it has done the impossible. It has found a way to efficiently remove carbon dioxide out of the air and convert it into fuel for an estimated one-third of what any other company has accomplished to date.
A new membrane inspired by what biology naturally does on its own might make it possible to separate out nearly 100% of all carbon dioxide from smoke emitted from coal-fired power plants.
The remains of groundbreaking and courageous aviator Amelia Earhart may finally have been confirmed, thanks to a recent scientific study.
In Svalbard, Norway, the vault storing seeds of the most important crops in the world is in trouble. And that is not the most serious issue facing the world’s food security.
A major South Korean tech institution is partnering with one of the country’s largest weapons manufacturers to be a part of “the global competition to develop autonomous arms”. On April 5, over 50 artificial intelligence researchers and experts announced a boycott of the South Korean University unless the project is stopped.
Electroculture is much under-reported but extremely important area of technology that could transform the planet's agricultural productivity quickly and at low cost.
The success of Google and Facebook was built on demanding the attention and perhaps even the souls of those who become addicted to the platforms. A coalition of former employees from both has formed a new group to drive the development of healthier products.
A new study says human beings would be very much okay with meeting real aliens.
Researchers from New York’s Binghamton University have been looking into how to help concrete repair itself using a special kind of fungi.
An interview with Daniel Esposito, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Columbia University.