Musk launches company to pursue 'neural lace' brain-interface technology
Neural lace would help prevent humans from becoming “house cats” to AI, he suggests. “I think one of the solutions that seems maybe the best is to add an AI layer,” Musk hinted at the Code Conference last year.
Apple Says to Add Two More R&D Centers in China
Apple will set up two new research and development centers in Shanghai and Suzhou in China, it said in a statement in its Chinese website on Friday.
A biocompatible stretchable material for brain implants and 'electronic skin'
Stanford chemical engineers have developed a soft, flexible plastic electrode that stretches like rubber but carries electricity like wires - ideal for brain interfaces and other implantable electronics, they report in an open-access March 10 paper in Science Advances.
5G and beyond: National Science Foundation plunks down $6 million for advanced wireless research
The National Science Foundation today announced that it would hand out a total of $6.1 million in research funding for Northeastern University and US Ignite, Inc in a partnership designed to hasten the development of advanced wireless technologies.
State and Local Support for University R&D (2011-2015)
State and local governments invested $3.8 billion in R&D at institutions of higher education in FY 2015, with the top ten states accounting for $2.3 billion – roughly 59.4 percent of overall spending, according to an SSTI analysis of NSF data.
Cory Gardner: Making science bipartisan again
The American Competitiveness and Innovation Act is a much-needed and long-awaited update to the America COMPETES Act, a comprehensive bill aimed at ensuring America remains a global leader when it comes to science, research, and technology.
NASA selects proposals for first-ever space technology research institutes
NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our solar system.
Taxpayer-Funded Scientists Caught Plagiarizing Were Allowed To Keep Researching
The primary government agency for funding scientific research gave researchers caught plagiarizing light punishments and allowed them to continue receiving government grants.The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found no fewer than 23 incidents of plagiarism by government-funded researchers,
Beneficial AI conference develops 'Asilomar AI principles' to guide future AI research
At the Beneficial AI 2017 conference, January 5-8 held at a conference center in Asilomar, California -- a sequel to the 2015
These may be the last glasses you will ever need to buy
Don’t throw away your bifocals or multiple glasses yet, but those days might soon be over. A team led by University of Utah engineers has created “smart glasses” with liquid-based lenses that can automatically adjust the focus on what you’re seeing, at any distance.