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As the machines in our lives struggle to understand simple speech, is there a chance they could ever understand our emotions? Researchers Reza Asadi and Harriet Fell think so.
It's possible to grow hamburger in a laboratory. Scientists have done it. It's actual meat. The problem is the process for creating meat is currently prohibitively expensive, although that may not be the case for...
Millions of baby spiders rained down to the ground in Australia last month, producing angel hair and cobweb grounds.
People like rewards. Researchers found people are more likely to participate in programs as well as change their behavior if there's a little money coming their way.
A UK hospital hopes the device will help patients manage their medication and track their symptoms.
The late-night host's departure from television is yet another reminder that our media consumption is changing.
Scientists think they might be able to explain why we need men to effectively reproduce.
Robots have already bested humans in chess and Jeopardy; now, developers are trying to create the next poker master.
You can now feel happiness, sadness, and a myriad of other emotions via air pressure to the palm of your hand.