Researchers explore machine learning to automate sorting of microcapsules in real-time
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Researchers explore machine learning to automate sorting of microcapsules in real-time

Micro-Encapsulated CO2 Sorbents (MECS) — tiny, reusable capsules full of a sodium carbonate solution that can absorb carbon dioxide from the air — are a promising technology for…

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Optimizing Network Software to Advance Scientific Discovery
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Optimizing Network Software to Advance Scientific Discovery

A team of computer scientists, physicists, and software engineers optimized software for Intel’s high-speed communication network to accelerate application codes for particle physics and machine learning Brookhaven Lab…

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Shape-Changing Robots Take on Changing Terrains
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Shape-Changing Robots Take on Changing Terrains

Robots can change directions, speeds and even their colors. But what about changing their shapes? With help from a sculptor’s intuition, Yale researchers are on it. Led by…

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Robots reading feelings
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Robots reading feelings

Robots are getting smarter—and faster—at knowing what humans are feeling and thinking just by “looking” into their faces, a development that might one day allow more emotionally perceptive…

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Meet Blue, the low-cost, human-friendly robot designed for AI
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Meet Blue, the low-cost, human-friendly robot designed for AI

Robots may have a knack for super-human strength and precision, but they still struggle with some basic human tasks — like folding laundry or making a cup of…

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Collective robotic construction: Will machines build future cities?
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Collective robotic construction: Will machines build future cities?

Taking cues from Mother Nature, computer science and other fields, researchers are laying the groundwork for teams of autonomous construction robots to build future cities. The robots, which…

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Optimizing the human-robot workplace
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Optimizing the human-robot workplace

Case Western Reserve University engineers are working with partners at two other universities and an Italian-owned company in Michigan to study, predict and optimize how robots will interact…

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Through machine learning, new model holds water
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Through machine learning, new model holds water

Scientists build highly accurate molecular water model using machine learning. While water is perceived to be one of the simplest substances in the world, modeling its behavior on…

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OFFSET Seeks Proposals to Accelerate Swarm Tactics in Virtual Environments
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OFFSET Seeks Proposals to Accelerate Swarm Tactics in Virtual Environments

Program awards contract for third swarm sprint, solicits ideas for fourth sprint to develop synthetic technologies and AI applications leveraging game-based swarm simulators. Image credit: DARPA. DARPA is…

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Stanford autonomous car learns to handle unknown conditions
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Stanford autonomous car learns to handle unknown conditions

In order to make autonomous cars navigate more safely in difficult conditions – like icy roads – researchers are developing new control systems that learn from real-world driving…

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Building Trust in Blockchain for the Electric Grid
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Building Trust in Blockchain for the Electric Grid

PNNL pilots two use cases applying blockchain technology to improve the cybersecurity of critical electricity infrastructure In the digital age, the speed and size of data transfer are…

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Mirage software automates design of optical metamaterials
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Mirage software automates design of optical metamaterials

Program free for many federal government projects New software lets users design science-fiction-like materials with the same efficiency that architects draft building plans. Watch a preview of Mirage,…

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Modified deep-learning algorithms unveil features of shape-shifting proteins
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Modified deep-learning algorithms unveil features of shape-shifting proteins

Using artificial neural networks designed to emulate the inner workings of the human brain, deep-learning algorithms deftly peruse and analyze large quantities of data. Applying this technique to…

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AI accurately predicts the useful life of batteries
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AI accurately predicts the useful life of batteries

In an advance that could accelerate battery development and improve manufacturing, scientists have found how to accurately predict the useful lifespan of lithium-ion batteries, used in devices from…

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Build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy
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Build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy

Need a project for the week? We’ve got one for you. Learn to build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy and control it via voice, smart device or homemade…

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MegaMatcher Accelerator and MegaMatcher ABIS Now Include Top Ranked Palm Print Recognition Algorithm
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MegaMatcher Accelerator and MegaMatcher ABIS Now Include Top Ranked Palm Print Recognition Algorithm

Face recognition. Image credit: Neurotechnology Neurotechnology’s latest palm print recognition technology is the fastest and most accurate on the market, and it is now included in the MegaMatcher…

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“Particle robot” works as a cluster of simple units
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“Particle robot” works as a cluster of simple units

Taking a cue from biological cells, researchers from MIT, Columbia University, and elsewhere have developed computationally simple robots that connect in large groups to move around, transport objects,…

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Supercomputing Powerhouse
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Supercomputing Powerhouse

Argonne deepens the Department of Energy’s footprint in high-impact computing A pioneering leader in high-performance supercomputing, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory leverages its computing capabilities…

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To Predict Which Cancer Cells Will Attack the Brain, Scientists Harness the Power of Artificial Intelligence
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To Predict Which Cancer Cells Will Attack the Brain, Scientists Harness the Power of Artificial Intelligence

Not all cancer cells are created equal. Only a small number of cells in a patient’s initial tumor may have the power to travel through the blood, cross…

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Designing Chips for Real Time Machine Learning
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Designing Chips for Real Time Machine Learning

Program seeks to improve the ML innovation cycle by automating the design of ultra-specialized ASICs with SWaP, latency, and adaptability requirements for future RTML capabilities Image: DARPA The…

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The Impact of AI on Cybersecurity
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The Impact of AI on Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity experts and cybercriminals alike are using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning tools to protect and steal data respectively. Because AI and machine learning (ML) are still so…

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Adobe Integrates Sensei AI into New Premiere Elements Editor
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Adobe Integrates Sensei AI into New Premiere Elements Editor

Adobe’s Elements line of software are designed to provide a distilled version of its Creative Cloud products that brings together their more popular and essential features. The aim…

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U.S. Department of Energy and Intel to deliver first exascale supercomputer
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U.S. Department of Energy and Intel to deliver first exascale supercomputer

Targeted for 2021 delivery, the Argonne National Laboratory supercomputer will enable high-performance computing and artificial intelligence at exascale. Intel Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will…

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Augmented Reality vs. Virtual Reality: What’s the Difference?
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Augmented Reality vs. Virtual Reality: What’s the Difference?

Exciting, innovative and often confused with one another: augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are two of the latest technologies that are changing the way we see…

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New Analysis Shows China is Poised to Soon Overtake the US in Artificial Intelligence
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New Analysis Shows China is Poised to Soon Overtake the US in Artificial Intelligence

According to a new analysis published on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, by the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence, China is now poised to overtake the U.S. in the…

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How to train your robot (to feed you dinner)
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How to train your robot (to feed you dinner)

About 1 million adults in the United States need someone to help them eat, according to census data from 2010. It’s a time-consuming and often awkward task, one largely…

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Artificial Intelligence Cuts Lung Cancer False Positives
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Artificial Intelligence Cuts Lung Cancer False Positives

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Screening is key for early detection and increased survival, but the current method has a 96 percent false…

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First flight success for UAV with “structural battery” components
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First flight success for UAV with “structural battery” components

If fully electric regional passenger jets someday fly from Cleveland to Atlanta, aviation historians will likely point out that the first successful in-air test of the battery technology…

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2019 NIST ARIAC Challenge
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2019 NIST ARIAC Challenge

The Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition, ARIAC, addresses a critical limitation of robots used in industrial environments like factory floors: They are not as agile as they…

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From Hype to Reality – Powering the AI-Driven Future of Insurance at Insurance AI and Analytics USA
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From Hype to Reality – Powering the AI-Driven Future of Insurance at Insurance AI and Analytics USA

With 2018 witnessing unprecedented advances in the investment and deployment of artificial intelligence within the insurance industry, Insurance Nexus is delighted to announce that the Insurance AI and…

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Scientists use machine learning to identify high-performing solar materials
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Scientists use machine learning to identify high-performing solar materials

With supercomputers, scientists find promising new materials for solar cells. Finding the best light-harvesting chemicals for use in solar cells can feel like searching for a needle in…

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New ORNL AI tool revolutionizes process for matching cancer patients with clinical trials
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New ORNL AI tool revolutionizes process for matching cancer patients with clinical trials

A team of researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory Health Data Sciences Institute have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to better match cancer…

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Belgian IoT startup raises 1.3 million euro with indoor positioning
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Belgian IoT startup raises 1.3 million euro with indoor positioning

Recently, Pozyx raised 1.3 million euro in a round led by Belgian investment fund Saffelberg Investments. With this investment, Pozyx will strengthen the commercialization of their new and…

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Astronauts Assemble Tools to Test Space Tech for Fuel Storage in Orbit
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Astronauts Assemble Tools to Test Space Tech for Fuel Storage in Orbit

Technology drives exploration for future human missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond. For spacecraft to journey farther and live longer, we’ll need to store and transfer super-cold…

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A ‘perfect blend’ of cutting-edge technology and real-world vision
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A ‘perfect blend’ of cutting-edge technology and real-world vision

Freshman Angela Lin founded an organization to bring students and technology leaders together while still in high school. At Penn, she’s surrounded by the culture she craved. As…

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Climbing high: FSU robotics researchers look to cockroaches to understand what it means to run up walls
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Climbing high: FSU robotics researchers look to cockroaches to understand what it means to run up walls

The way animals walk, jump, run and climb is an endless source of fascination for researchers. That includes robotics researchers who are taking inspiration from biology to build…

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Online Courses For Advanced AI And Machine Learning Online Courses
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Online Courses For Advanced AI And Machine Learning Online Courses

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are two huge areas of industry, set only to keep growing and keep spreading their influence throughout a whole variety of fields. Self-regulated…

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European Rover Challenge 2019 begins
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European Rover Challenge 2019 begins

The next edition of the international Mars rover challenge – ERC – has been announced. This year it will take place on September 13-15 on the Kielce University…

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Sandia spiking tool improves artificially intelligent devices
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Sandia spiking tool improves artificially intelligent devices

Technique should benefit smart phones and self-driving cars Whetstone, a software tool that sharpens the output of artificial neurons, has enabled neural computer networks to process information up…

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New algorithm boosts accuracy, speed of lung tumour identification
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New algorithm boosts accuracy, speed of lung tumour identification

University of Alberta computing scientists develop neural network that outperforms other state-of-the-art methods of tracking tumours in real time, which could improve radiation treatment. Computing scientists at the…

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