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  • Artificial Intelligence learns better when...
    on July 29, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    Computer scientists from the Netherlands and Spain have determined how a deep learning system well suited for image recognition learns to recognize its surroundings. They were able to simplify the learning process by forcing the system's focus toward secondary characteristics.

  • Now in 3D: Deep learning techniques help...
    on July 27, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    A team of scientists has leveraged artificial intelligence to train computers to keep up with the massive amounts of X-ray data taken at the Advanced Photon Source.

  • New simulator helps robots sharpen their cutting...
    on July 21, 2021 at 9:26 pm

    Researchers have unveiled a new simulator for robotic cutting that can accurately reproduce the forces acting on a knife as it slices through common foodstuffs, such as fruit and vegetables. The system could also simulate cutting through human tissue, offering potential applications in surgical […]

  • Novel techniques extract more accurate data from...
    on July 19, 2021 at 3:05 pm

    A team of researchers has developed novel approaches using computer vision and deep learning to resolve the problem of low-level vision in videos caused by rain and night-time conditions, as well as improve the accuracy of 3D human pose estimation in videos.

  • Air-powered computer memory helps soft robot...
    on July 16, 2021 at 7:07 pm

    Engineers made a pneumatic RAM chip using microfluidic valves instead of electronic transistors. The valves remain sealed against a pressure differential even when disconnected from an air supply line, creating trapped pressure differentials that function as memories and maintain the states of a […]

  • Engineers 3D printed a soft robotic hand that can...
    on July 16, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    A team of researchers has 3D printed a soft robotic hand that is agile enough to play Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. -- and win!

  • Physicists discover simple propulsion mechanism...
    on July 16, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Researchers have developed a microswimmer that appears to defy the laws of fluid dynamics: their model, consisting of two beads that are connected by a linear spring, is propelled by completely symmetrical oscillations.

  • 'Neuroprosthesis' restores words to man with...
    on July 14, 2021 at 9:41 pm

    Researchers have successfully developed a 'speech neuroprosthesis' that has enabled a man with severe paralysis to communicate in sentences, translating signals from his brain to the vocal tract directly into words that appear as text on a screen.

  • Trust me, I'm a chatbot
    on July 14, 2021 at 5:19 pm

    More and more companies are using chatbots in customer services. Due to advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing, chatbots are often indistinguishable from humans when it comes to communication. But should companies tell customers they are communicating with machines and […]

  • Swarm of autonomous tiny drones can localize gas...
    on July 14, 2021 at 3:05 pm

    When there is a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site, human firefighters currently need to go in with gas sensing instruments. Finding the gas leak may take considerable time, while they are risking their lives. Researchers have now developed the first swarm of tiny - and hence […]