We already know they're essential for life on the planet, but now researchers have discovered bees can learn basic arithmetic — forcing a rethink on the correlation between brain size and intelligence.
There are warnings China's massive investment in artificial intelligence is for the primary purpose of tightening control of its population, and the worry is other countries may be taking note.
China's state-run Xinhua news agency releases footage of its newest stars: virtual news presenters, which use artificial intelligence to copy human voices and facial expressions.
The idea of reading a book or texting your friends while your driverless car takes you around might be appealing, but a parliamentary committee has heard warnings of potentially devastating privacy risks associated with autonomous cars.
They may be slightly off the beaten track, but two towns in South Australia say Google and Apple have got it wrong when it comes to travel times — and it's costing both towns crucial tourism trade.
When a Google DeepMind computer taught itself to beat a master at the world's most complex board game, Beijing was shocked into action on artificial intelligence. Now Xi Jinping wants China to be the world's unrivalled AI superpower.
We're all a little obsessed with our image. But when a "biometric mirror" scanned reporter James Hancock's face to assess his level of "perfection", he was less than impressed with the power of artificial intelligence.
Artificial intelligence more accurately predicts outcomes for people at high risk of psychosis in a new study, and could change the way we organise health care.
Humans aren't good at remaining vigilant over time. That's bad news for driverless cars, write Mitchell Cunningham and Michael Regan.
Research that looks at what it takes to land a US number 1 hit prompts questions about how artificial intelligence will affect song-writing.