Among other things, Google unveiled new ways for its massive network of computers to identify images, as well as recommend, share, and organize photos. It also is launching an attempt to make its voice-controlled digital assistant more proactive and visual while expanding its audience to Apple's iPhone, where it will try to outwit an older peer, Siri.
Although STEM education is inarguably essential in today’s economy, it is not always seamlessly incorporated into early childhood education -- and the barriers to inclusion are more pervasive than many educators might realize.
A cadre of professors and researchers from Miami-based Florida International University and physics-oriented institutions from around the country are joining forces to help promote physics as a career path to young women, thanks to a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Machine learning technologies in the AI field are designed in such a manner that they can interact directly with students without any human intervention, according to the report, and such technologies are capable of teaching varied subjects, such as mathematics, languages, physics, law, and medicine.
The nascent off-Earth manufacturing industry is getting set to take its next big steps. Made In Space, the California-based company that owns and operates the commercial 3-D printer aboard the International Space Station (ISS), is developing new technology, called Archinaut, that's designed to enable the assembly of large structures in the final frontier.
Is there a relationship between innovation and chances of long-term prosperity? Intuition would lead one to think there has to be. But, does data support this assumption? The results are more complicated than counterintuitive.
U.S. News & World Report is pleased to announce the 2017 STEM Leadership Hall of Fame, named in advance of this year's U.S. News STEM Solutions conference, which will be held May 24-26 in San Diego. U.S.
The ideal 3D bioprinter, says tissue engineering expert Y. Shrike Zhang, would resemble a breadmaker: “You’d have a few buttons on top, and you’d press a button to choose heart tissue or liver tissue.” Then Zhang would walk away from the machine while it laid down complex layers of cells and other materials. The technology isn’t quite there yet.
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“Innovation and creative endeavors are indispensable elements that drive economic growth and sustain the competitive edge of the U.S. economy.” Thus reads the start of the executive summary for the 2016 update to the Intellectual Property and the U.S.