A.I./Robotics

One of the greatest challenges facing AI development is understanding the human brain and figuring out how to mimic it. Now, one group reports that they...
by American Chemical Society
9:38am
6.28.2017
A marimba-playing robot with four arms and eight sticks is writing and playing its own compositions in a lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The pieces...
by Georgia Tech
2:50pm
6.16.2017
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Drones—Amazon is using them to deliver goods to customers’ doors, while military members are taking advantage of their surveillance capabilities. Now,...
2:13pm
6.13.2017
The artificial intelligence that can blow human pilots out of the sky in air-to-air combat accurately predicted treatment outcomes for bipolar disorder,...
by University of Cincinnati
2:38pm
6.12.2017
A robot automatically identifies weeds in a field and combats them with a short laser pulse: Sustainable agriculture, which avoids the use of herbicides as...
by University of Bonn
9:14am
6.7.2017
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A driver experiencing an unexpected cardiac event on the road isn't the only one at risk. Fellow passengers and motorists also face death or serious injury...
by University of Michigan
9:30am
6.6.2017
Artificial intelligence doesn't have to be super-sophisticated to make a difference in people's lives, according to a new Yale University study. Even "dumb AI...
by Yale University
2:36pm
5.17.2017
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Researchers have teamed up with AI language analysis company Gavagai AB to build a dolphin language dictionary. The startup is a spinoff company from the...
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1:55pm
5.12.2017
The presence of just a few autonomous vehicles can eliminate the stop-and-go driving of the human drivers in traffic, along with the accident risk and fuel...
by University of Illinois College of Engineering
9:23am
5.10.2017
A new generation of prosthetic limbs that will allow the wearer to reach for objects automatically, without thinking – just like a real hand – are to be...
by Newcastle University
9:20am
5.5.2017
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This automated machine could reduce a surgical procedure from two hours to two and a half minutes by replacing hand drills for one type of complex cranial...
by University of Utah Health
2:29pm
5.2.2017
The revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English, both for mass tourism and...
by Egill Bjarnason, Associated Press
8:58am
4.24.2017
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Allowing machines to learn risk factors in a huge number of patients makes for better predictions of heart attacks, according to a new study. The AI “black-box...
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9:59am
4.18.2017
Will a robot take away my job? Many people ask that question, yet policymakers don't have the kind of information they need to answer it intelligently, say the...
by Carnegie Mellon University
1:59pm
4.13.2017
The gap between machine and man, for well-defined tasks like chess, has widened with the development of more powerful computer chips and software. Now,...
by Lehigh University
8:54am
4.7.2017
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Combining computer science and chemistry, researchers show how an advanced form of machine learning that works off small amounts of data can be used to solve...
by Stanford University
2:38pm
4.6.2017
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has just launched a new company dedicated to linking human brains with computers.
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10:19am
3.28.2017
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Norway's Trondheim Fjord will be the world's first technological playground for pilotless vehicles that move below, on and above the water's surface. The area...
by Norwegian University of Science and Technology
2:29pm
3.10.2017
Until recently, there has not been a way to include chronically ill children in school without great risk to their health. Technology has given us a new,...
by Veronica Newhart, Ph.D. Candidate in Education, University of California, Irvine & Mark Warschauer Professor of Education and Informatics, University of California, Irvine
9:19am
3.2.2017
The U.S. Army used robots in its searches for improvised explosive devices on the battlegrounds of Iraq for about a decade. But those robots are really heavy-...
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4:19pm
2.28.2017
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A semiautonomous robot may soon be roaming agricultural fields gathering and transmitting real-time data about the growth and development of crops, which can...
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
8:47am
2.24.2017
By encoding the strategies of high-performing human planners in a machine-readable form, researchers were able to improve the performance of competition-...
by MIT
9:24am
2.8.2017
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It's a fact of nature that a single conversation can be interpreted in very different ways. But what if there was a more objective way to measure and...
by MIT
1:21pm
2.1.2017
A computer interface that can decipher the thoughts of people who are unable to communicate could revolutionize the lives of those living with completely...
by PLOS
9:15am
2.1.2017
In the popular arcade game, Ms. Pac-Man must evade ghost enemies while she collects items and navigates an obstacle-populated maze. The game is a favorite...
by Cornell University
2:04pm
1.26.2017
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Universal access to health care was on the minds of computer scientists at Stanford when they set out to create an artificially intelligent diagnosis algorithm...
by Stanford University
2:29pm
1.25.2017
Is history hidden in the words we read and write about the world around us? A massive study of 150 years of digitized British newspapers says events can be...
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3:04pm
1.9.2017
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Neuroscience and artificial intelligence experts have taken inspiration from the human brain in creating a new "deep learning" method that enables computers to...
by Rice University
9:09am
12.19.2016
Most robots achieve grasping and tactile sensing through motorized means, which can be excessively bulky and rigid. A Cornell group has devised a way for a...
by Cornell University
9:36am
12.13.2016
There you are, cruising down the freeway, listening to some tunes and enjoying the view as your autonomous car zips and swerves through traffic. Then it...
by Stanford University
1:19pm
12.7.2016
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