Fabio, the Pepper robot, who was deployed as a retail assistant at the upmarket Margiotta store, was let go after only a week at the job after it was found that the robot was confusing the patrons, who preferred assistance from its human colleagues.
CancerSEEK looks for the presence of the eight different types of cancer, including lung, breast and colorectal cancers, which are usually diagnosed when it is too late to fight them and are together responsible for more than 60 percent of cancer deaths in the U.S.
Though the targets under Section 702 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act are foreigners, loopholes help security agencies tap into the contents of communications by U.S. citizens without warrants.
After a slow take-off due to stringent social media laws and an inherently conservative society, the movement dubbed #WoYeShi claimed its first scalp last week after a Beihang University professor was removed following several allegations of sexual misconduct against him by students.
The Australian government announced an A$2.0 million (US$1.6 million) funding pot for bright ideas on how to save the reef.
Pete Hoekstra in 2015 said many areas in the Netherlands had been rendered “no-go” zones due to “Islamic violence, with "cars being burned, there are politicians that are being burned."
President Donald Trump said he would announce "The Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards of the Year" next week. Here's a look at the individuals and outlets most likely to win one.
The unidentified man has been kept in detention by the U.S. Army in Iraq as an “unlawful enemy combatant" for more than three months, and has neither been charged nor allowed to meet lawyers.
Eric Schmidt's sudden departure as executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, had many speculating a Harvey Weinstein-like saga, given the tech tycoon's womanizing ways.
Though Section 230 of the Federal Communications Decency Act protects it from liability for third-party content, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act make it unlawful to “aid, abet, incite, compel or coerce the doing” of discriminatory acts proscribed by the statute.
How prevalent and successful are instances of co-workers dating, and how attitude to it has changed at a time when allegations of sexual misconduct are flying thick and fast across professional spectrum.
According to the document by the California Department of Public Health, “Some scientists and public health officials believe radio frequency energy may affect human health.”
The election in Gujarat was being touted as a test run for India's national election in 2019, and a referendum on Prime Minister Modi’s policies more than half-way through his first term.
Shanghai-based Yitu’s AI algorithm not only recognizes faces but with a network of connected cameras can plot the movement of their owners.
The former White House communications director took issues with an op-ed written by Tufts University graduate student Camilo A. Caballero, which he said was defamatory.
Genomic sequencing and the analysis of physical characteristics have confirmed the new species of Darwin's finch, which its discoverers — Peter and B. Rosemary Grant, biologists at Princeton University — have nicknamed Big Bird.
The president will wound the Iran nuclear deal by refusing to certify it but would stop short of unraveling the agreement by pushing Congress to reimpose sanctions on Tehran.
A new study has found that previous estimates of the global livestock industry’s methane production had been underestimating the total by about 11 percent.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 has been awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.
The president tweeted in response to North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho speech in the UN General Assembly, where he said a a rocket strike on the American mainland was "inevitable."
Experts have tried to answer this question by theorizing that a need to be special and unique in people drives them to believe in conspiracy theories.
Advocates for sexual assault victims and former Obama administration officials said students would pay the price if the guidelines were replaced.
President Donald Trump tweeted he was allowing the two countries to buy highly sophisticated military equipment from the United States to counter North Korea.
After President Donald Trump pardoned the former sheriff of Maricopa County, voices from across the political spectrum have criticized the decision.
Gorka, who served as a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, had alleged links to racist and anti-Semitic groups and was considered a lightweight in his purported field of counterterrorism.
In her upcoming memoirs, the former Democratic nominee says Donald Trump made her uncomfortable during the second presidential debate in October last year.
Many believe Haley’s stance is a calculated tight-rope walk whereby she is keeping her distance from the Trump administration and positioning herself for a future presidential run.
Cyber experts said countries like Russia and China might have the capability to launch cyber attacks on warships.
Damage to two destroyers within two months in Asian waters will deplete the ballistic-missile defenses of the Japan-based Seventh Fleet against North Korea.
Ten U.S. Navy sailors are missing and five are injured in the collision in which the USS John S. McCain sustained damage to her port side aft; the ship is now in Singapore's naval base.