Elena Corchero

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Bacteria can paint with light, thanks to genetic engineering

Nope. You’re not looking at a Bob Ross still life. This faintly colored image was “painted” by bacteria (<i>Escherichia coli</i>) that produce colored …

Biology

Inside Google Tango's augmented reality dreams

Augmented Reality

Ultrahaptics: Killing the button with Minority Report hand gestures

In your car. In your kitchen. Ultrahaptics lets you feel objects that don't really exist.

Augmented Reality

Reversing Paralysis

<b>“</b>Go, go!” was the thought racing through Grégoire Courtine’s mind.<p>The French neuroscientist was watching a macaque monkey as it hunched aggressively …

Breakthroughs

Facebook launches itself into developing brain reading tech

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Mark Zuckerberg wants to create the world’s largest, and maybe only, telepathic network and he’s slowly pulling all the …

Augmented Reality

The World's First Robot Police Officer Just Debuted in Dubai

Robocop utilizes the internet of things to catch offenders and detect emotions.<p>From fast food cooks to concierges at restaurants and hotels, robots are slowly infiltrating the workforce in nearly every industry. Most recently, the world welcomed its first operational robot policeman.<p>“Robocop,” the …

Robots

Google's New 180 Petaflop Deep Learning Cloud And The Future Of Academic Computing

I’ve written on these pages many times about the evolution of academic computing from large closed university-owned monoliths to the open commercial cloud. In a testament to just how far this progression has come, last month an MIT mathematics professor set the record for running the largest Google …

Machine Learning

The incredible life of DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis, the computer whiz who sold his AI lab to Google for £400 million

Demis Hassabis, the 40-year-old cofounder of renowned artificial intelligence (AI) lab DeepMind, is recognised worldwide as one of the smartest thinkers his field.<p>Nicknamed the "superhero of artificial intelligence" by The Guardian, Hassabis is a former child chess prodigy with degrees in computer …

Artificial Intelligence

Audi and Volvo will use Android as the operating system in upcoming cars

Deeper integration and the full Google Assistant<p>Google has taken a major step toward turning Android into a complete operating system for cars that doesn’t require the use of a phone. The company announced partnerships with Audi and Volvo today, ahead of this week’s I/O developer’s conference, that …

Transportation

This Simple Smartphone App May Just Trick People Into Thinking You Don’t Suck at Graffiti

Have you ever dreamed about impressing the people around your neighborhood with preachy Banksy-inspired graffiti? SketchAR is an augmented reality …

Augmented Reality

This Open-Source AI Voice Assistant Is Challenging Siri and Alexa for Market Superiority

When you issue a command to a virtual assistant like Siri, Alexa, or Cortana, natural language processing technology (NLP) allows the program to interpret your speech and respond in everyday language. Apple, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are making great strides forward in NLP technology, but …

Jaguar Land Rover

This could turn your entire home into a smart home with a simple click

A new mega sensor developed by Carnegie Mellon researchers can create a smart home without any expensive appliances: all you have to do is plug it into an outlet.<p>If you have a smart home or are thinking of turning your home into one, you probably know just how expensive and inconvenient it is: …

Smart Homes

BioDesign Studio

This ever-evolving workspace and gallery is the place to try innovative hands-on biodesign activities, participate in community projects, and explore …

Biology

Ancient, giant viruses are being unearthed in Arctic ice that's at risk of melting

Flickr / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center<p>Revitalized ancient viruses might one day get added to the list of ominous consequences of melting ice.<p>Scientists working in the Arctic circle over the past few decades have unearthed several massive viruses that some say could be re-awakened if the …

Climate Change

Apple was granted a new patent (filed in 2015) that details an audio device that uses a diaphragm made from a graphene-enhanced composite material. …

Apple

The Age of Tokenized Ecosystems

The Next Great Technological Boom<p><i>An overview of Zach LeBeau’s presentation at</i> <b>Blockchain 360</b> <i>in Boston on October 17, 2016.</i><p>By Zach LeBeau<p>“The Age of …

Artist Fuses Real and Virtual Art with ‘Tilt Brush’ Mixed Reality

Artist Anna Zhilyaeva recently created an ‘augmented reality painting’ for her YouTube channel, ‘Anna’s dream brush’, which is dedicated to VR-based …

Virtual Reality

We Need To Talk About How Human Rights Will Work in the Age of AI

Last Refuge For Privacy<p>In response to advances in neuroscience and technologies that alter or read brain activity, some researchers are proposing a …

The Brain

A systematic review of hybrid brain-computer interfaces: Taxonomy and usability perspectives

by Inchul Choi, Ilsun Rhiu, Yushin Lee, Myung Hwan Yun, Chang S. NamA new Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technique, which is called a hybrid BCI, has …

Futurism

Open Source Biosensing Tools (EEG, EMG, EKG, and more)

OUR AMAZING PARTNERS & SPONSORS (LEARN MORE)!<p>WHO WE ARE<p>We are a community of researchers, engineers, artists, scientists, designers, makers, and …

The Brain

Disney's Real-Time Face-Tracking Tech Is Awesome and Creepy

Progress is made one clown face at a time.<p>Disney Research has recently developed two new improvements on facial simulation. One is an improvement on simulated hair , the other is the first system for live, dynamic augmentation of human faces. In other words, one is cyber wig and one is a cyber mask.<p>…

Augmented Reality

The inventor of Siri says one day AI will be used to upload and access our memories

Tom Gruber says AI memory enhancement is inevitable.<p>Artificial intelligence may one day surpass human intelligence. But, if designed right, it may also be used to enhance human cognition.<p>Tom Gruber, one of the inventors of the artificial intelligence voice interface Siri that now lives inside …

Artificial Intelligence

This Hacker Is My New Hero

The hacker’s name is Janit0r. You’ve probably never heard of him, but perhaps you’ve heard of his work. Janit0r is reportedly the one behind a …

Internet of Things

An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next

The lambs spent four weeks in the external wombs and seemed to develop normally<p>Inside what look like oversized ziplock bags strewn with tubes of blood and fluid, eight fetal lambs continued to develop — much like they would have inside their mothers. Over four weeks, their lungs and brains grew, …

Pregnancy

Leaked Documents Reveal the NSA Spying on Scientists to Find 'Nefarious' Genetic Research

A new document made public this week via Edward Snowden’s leak of NSA documents reveals a fascinating aim of signals intelligence program: The …

National Security Agency (NSA)

You can poke a hole in this jacket and it’ll repair itself

If you're like me and spend a lot of time outdoors, your clothes end up bearing the brunt of your travels. During walks through the woods, jackets tend to get caught on tree branches, leaving little holes all over your clothes. The new Nano Cure Tech clothing line from Imperial Motion aims to …

Clothing

Singapore Developed a Travel Guide Based on Brainwaves

Could neuroscience help craft the perfect vacation of the future? The Singapore Tourism Board thinks so.<p>One of the biggest unknowns in planning the perfect trip is whether or not you’ll actually enjoy the activities you’ve picked out. But soon this could be a no-brainer. The Singapore Tourism …

Travel

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

The Brain

Cartilage-like hydrogel promises 3D-printable knee implants

Far more than a simple hinge, the human knee is a complex, intricate mechanism, and a knee injury is a painful and debilitating of condition that's …

Seene

App<p>After delighting millions of people with new ways to accurately capture, share and re–experience life in 3D and VR, we are working on an exciting …