A.I./Robotics

One of the world’s fastest supercomputers is helping scientists better understand the sun’s behavior and predict weather months in advance.
by Mead Gruver, Associated Press
8:48am
8.9.2017
To make it easier to diagnose and study sleep problems, researchers have devised a new way to monitor sleep stages without sensors attached to the body.
by MIT
9:50am
8.8.2017
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Some say that the invention of the abacus more than 2,500 years ago was the first step on the long road to artificial intelligence (AI). Now scientists are...
by AACC
2:03pm
8.1.2017
Inspired by natural organisms that cover distance by growing – such as vines, fungi and nerve cells – the researchers have made a proof of concept of their...
by Stanford University
10:34am
7.21.2017
Researchers have applied a quantitative approach to something traditionally thought of as subjective by asking: what qualifies as “beautiful scenery?” The team...
8:32am
7.19.2017
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A team of international scientists has undertaken the first-ever comparative analysis of a newly emerging category of algorithms that mine genetic information...
by Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
2:37pm
7.17.2017
Lawyers representing both sides in concussion lawsuits against sports leagues may eventually have a new tool at their disposal: a diagnostic signature that...
by McGill University
8:57am
7.13.2017
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A new study demonstrating that human ethical decisions can be implemented into machines has strong implications for managing the moral dilemmas autonomous cars...
by Frontiers
9:23am
7.5.2017
When organic chemists identify a useful chemical compound — a new drug, for instance — it’s up to chemical engineers to determine how to mass-produce it. There...
by MIT
1:48pm
6.30.2017
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
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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
Drones—Amazon is using them to deliver goods to customers’ doors, while military members are taking advantage of their surveillance capabilities. Now,...
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2:13pm
6.13.2017
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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