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Nearby ‘Goldilocks’ planet has everything it could need to support life

Ross 128b: It’s the latest best address in intergalactic real estate.<p>It’s Earth-sized.<p>It sits in a “Goldilocks Zone” where it’s neither too hot, nor …

CheXNet: Radiologist-Level Pneumonia Detection on Chest X-Rays with Deep Learning

Our model, CheXNet, is a 121-layer convolutional neural network that inputs a chest X-ray image and outputs the probability of pneumonia along with a …

Deep Learning

Genetic mutation helps Amish families fight aging, diabetes and even baldness

Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered a genetic mutation in an isolated Amish population that helps them live longer and healthier …

Breakthroughs

We were promised fusion

Inside the race to get the first nuclear fusion reactor on the power grid.<p><b>Editors' note: This article is part of Dear Future, a collaboration between CNET and VICE Motherboard that looks at major innovations -- in robotics, space travel, VR and more -- shaping the world around us.</b><p>For the entirety …

Energy

Can Anything Move Faster Than the Speed of Light?

One commonly known fact in physics is that you cannot move faster than the speed of light. While that's <i>basically</i> true, it's also an …

AI Databases: What They Are and Why Your Business Should Care

Learn what's in an artificial intelligence (AI) database, how to train machine and deep learning models fast and efficiently, and the line between AI …

Databases

Neural Network Serves Up Truly Frightening Halloween Costume Ideas

(via fotoshautnah/Pixabay)<p>Life is stressful enough, without having to come up with an original Halloween costume.<p>This year, leave your anxieties …

Machine Learning

This AI Technique Was Kept Quiet so Spammers Wouldn’t Misuse It

A new brain-inspired computer vision algorithm could help advance the state of AI—but it could also fill your in-box with spam.<p>Vicarious, a startup …

Machine Learning

Meet the High Schooler Shaking Up Artificial Intelligence

Since its founding by Elon Musk and others nearly two years ago, nonprofit research lab OpenAI has published dozens of research papers. One posted …

How a green tea compound could prevent Alzheimer's

Studies have tied green tea to a reduced risk of Alzheimer's, but the mechanisms underlying this link have been unclear. Now, a new study reveals how …