Here’s what robots could learn from fire ants

Fire ants’ secret to success is prioritizing efficiency over fairness. Robot teams could use that strategy…

A filter that turns saltwater into freshwater just got an upgrade

Smoothing out a material used in desalination filters could help combat worldwide water shortages.

A new computer program generates eerily realistic fake videos

It’s getting harder to tell fact from fiction — even on camera.

A new AI can focus on one voice in a crowd

A new AI can ignore background noise in videos and focus on what a particular person…

A new 3-D printer builds temporary electronics on your skin

A new 3-D printer that tracks and compensates for your slightest twitch can precisely print simple…