Gravitational waves have been detected on earth for the first time, researchers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) in the US and the VIRGO detector in Italy have announced.
The ubiquity of CCTV cameras makes it easy to track down criminal suspects – unless they’re wearing a disguise. But even that wouldn’t fool the latest software, which can recognise people based on their anatomy or on the way they walk.
If you've ever seen those annoying lip-sync errors on TV when the video doesn't quite match up to the sound, did you also realise that your brain eventually adjusts the signal to improve your experience?
The application of molecular motors in medicine and materials science, the design of social robots for educational and health purposes, and a push towards making legumes more attractive for farmers to grow are some of the predictions made by researchers in Horizon’s poll of major developments this year.
There is a need for renewed political attention, says EU’s new special envoy.
Digital cannot replace personal experiences.
Cultural heritage destruction can be a war crime as sites form part of people's emotional landscape, says Dr van Ess.