Robots like to learn. Yet how they go about it could be enhanced with help from the online community instead of just one person.
Robots may hold the stereotype of being stoic, cold machines. Yet thanks to a group of Japanese scientists who've come up with the world's first robotic newscasters, the "inhuman" stereotype might be changing.
Scientists may have found a way to extend the life of pacemakers indefinitely.
Scientists have created a tool that makes learning Braille easier than ever. They made a technology-enhanced glove that can help people learn to read and write in Braille while they're doing something else.
For young men at high-risk for HIV, early intervention can play a key role in preventing possible infection. Yet a recent study from the Columbia University School of Nursing suggests that using certain social media tools that help encourage safe sexual practices, including text messages, interactiv...
Robots need to be given step-by step instructions for tasks they haven't performed before. Now, researchers have found out a way to allow people to give robots instructions in English, teaching them like they would teach a child, rather than having to use code.
Researchers have developed a new technique that could help surgeons better identify tumors in the body through a cheaper and more efficient process. The study, published in the journal Optic Letters, presents the opportunity for surgeons and other medical professionals to focus more on the patient a...
Researchers at the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia developed a mobile app that can measure respiratory rates in children about six times faster than regular methods.
There may be a new way to detect cancer, and it's through a relatively simple and non-invasive test: the breathalyzer test
The global network of drug trafficking is difficult for law enforcement to keep up with. Even the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has a tough time tracking down criminals, but that could soon change with a new cocaine tracking system.
Violent video games and television have long concerned parents and researchers. Could watching violent scenes impact the human brain? It turns out that that might actually be the case.
Drug Cartels in Mexico have found an effective way to reduce encounters with the United States Border Control. They hire lookouts who use advanced technology while posted up in the mountains to detect where law enforcement is located.