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Gar-inspired gloves could guard against injury

The alligator gar is a pretty fearsome predator, but it may actually end up helping to keep people from getting hurt. Led by Francois Barthelat, …

Northeastern University

A 3D bioprinter that prints fully functional human skin

Skin-producing bioprinter (credit: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)A prototype 3D bioprinter that can create totally functional human skin has been …

3D Printing

New periodic table shows the cosmic origins of your body's elements

Believe it or not, your body is largely made of the products from exploding stars, cosmic ray fission, and other Star Trek-esque phenomena. The …

TPP vs RCEP? Trade deals explained

<b>(CNN) —</b> With US President Donald Trump withdrawing his country from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), its future is now doomed.<p>Trump campaigned against TPP, warning that it would cost US jobs and comparing it to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) signed by President Bill Clinton.<p>His …

Globalization

New Organisms With Synthetic DNA Could Lead to Entirely New Life Forms

Two synthetic base pairs have been added to the DNA of E. coli, and the microbes are thriving.<p>Scientists continue to inch closer and closer to medical breakthroughs by tinkering with DNA. At the end of 2016, the CRISPR gene-editing tool was used for the first time on human cancer patients, and now, …

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

Autonomous robots and game-playing A.I. — incredible demos at Disrupt London, Dec 5-6

TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on December 5-6. Grab tickets here. As well as speakers and panels, we’ll be featuring some demos by some amazing tech companies.<p>The first will be by Boston Dynamics. Yes, folks, delegates to Disrupt London will get to see one of those amazing BD robots up close and …

Robotics

A.I. Powered Civil Servants Could Take Over the Government

It may happen sooner rather than later.<p>Until robots reach some kind of full consciousness, nobody feels bad about not paying them. That’s why …

Philip Hammond

Intel Produces Special Chips for Artifical Intelligence

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are seen as a serious tool to influence the entire industry. Many applications for self-propelled …

Artificial Intelligence

Don't Freak But Google Researchers Discovered Their AI Translation Tool Invented Its Own Secret Language

Don’t panic but Google’s AI may have accidentally (or not so accidentally), sort of, kind of, created its own secret language. This internal …

Artificial intelligence has learned how to pick out criminals by their faces

With the advent of photography, a tiny fraction of 19th-century scientists believed they could develop methods of accurately identifying criminals by their facial features. While their hypotheses were eventually discredited, new artificial intelligence technology suggests their claims might’ve been …

‘If we find ET, don’t talk to it’, says the man who wants to find ET

<b>The question of whether there is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe has been asked by people for many years.</b><p><i>By Charley Lineweaver, ANU</i><p>But if …

This Photographer 3D Printed a Lens, and the Photos are Fantastic

Photographer Mathieu Stern has based his YouTube channel on reviewing cheap and unusual lenses, but for his latest experiment he went a different …

Google’s AI can now lip read better than humans after watching thousands of hours of TV

The AI system annotated TV footage with 46.8 percent accuracy<p>Researchers from Google’s AI division DeepMind and the University of Oxford have used artificial intelligence to create the most accurate lip-reading software ever. Using thousands of hours of TV footage from the BBC, scientists trained a …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple to meet with augmented reality contact lens firm EPGL, discuss possible iOS support

Apple's iOS might be first to support an augmented reality contact lens system currently in development at EP Global Communications, as the two …

Augmented Reality

Vuzix Augmented Reality Smart Glasses

Shares 28<p>The first real public awareness around augmented reality (AR) glasses was the fleeting glimpse of Google Glass. Unlike a proper product …

Augmented Reality

Ansel Adams On Pre-Visualization & Photographic Education

Ansel Adams was a luminary in photography. His landscape work entertains a global audience, and even till this day, his black and whites are …

Photography

Mapping the Milky Way as never before

The Gaia space probe, launched in 2013, has mapped more than a billion stars in the Milky Way, vastly expanding the inventory of known stars in our galaxy, the European Space Agency said Wednesday.<p>Released to eagerly waiting astronomers around the world, the initial catalogue of 1.15 billion stars …

Universe