The Marine Corps Is Testing a Fully Autonomous Huey Helicopter

The U.S. Marine Corps took another step towards autonomous flight last month with test flights of a Huey helicopter modified to fly by itself.

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is reportedly starting to dig 12.4-mile tunnel in Maryland next...

In October, we reported on Elon Musk’s Boring Company deploying a staging area for its Baltimore-DC underground hyperloop project.

Hijacked sperm carry chemo drugs to cervical cancer cells

There’s a new use for sperm – delivering cancer drugs.

Error-free into the quantum computer age

A study led by physicists at Swansea University in Wales, carried out by an international team of researchers and published in the journal Physical Review X shows that ion-trap technologies available today are suitable for building large-scale quantum computers.

Quantum memory with record-breaking capacity based on laser-cooled atoms

The emerging domain of parallelized quantum information processing opens up new possibilities for precise measurements, communication and imaging.

BREAKING: Engineers Just Unveiled The First-Ever Design of a Complete Quantum Computer Chip

Practical quantum computing has been big news this year, with significant advances being made on theoretical and technical frontiers.

China Blocks Foreign Companies from Mapping Its Roads for Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars need high-quality digital maps to function properly.

Artificial intelligence helps accelerate progress toward efficient fusion reactions

Before scientists can effectively capture and deploy fusion energy, they must learn to predict major disruptions that can halt fusion reactions and damage the walls of doughnut-shaped fusion devices called tokamaks.

Autism therapy: Social behavior restored via brain stimulation: Newsroom – UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

DALLAS – Dec. 13, 2017 – Scientists are examining the feasibility of treating autistic children with neuromodulation after a new study showed social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation.

Engineers program tiny robots to move, think like insects | Cornell Chronicle

While engineers have had success building tiny, insect-like robots, programming them to behave autonomously like real insects continues to present technical challenges.